Two new exciting roles: Coordinator and Assistant Coordinator

We are excited to share that we are expanding the team at MolTeic. Our organization, set up in 2016, to run the Dingle Creativity and Innovation Hub (Dingle Hub), provides the infrastructure and ecosystem essential to generate new enterprises and deliver high-skilled employment on the Dingle Peninsula. Our goal is to ensure that graduates from our peninsula or those who wish to return/relocate here have options in new economy companies.

As part of our focus on the Marine and Environment, we have established a Dingle Sustainable Energy Community(SEC) program aimed at identifying the opportunities and employment skills required as Ireland makes the transition to a low carbon society. 

To help drive this program we are adding two completely new roles as Energy Coach Training Coordinator and Assistant Coordinator to be part of our team. As the Hub grows, it is important to us to support people from our own community or people looking to move back to Dingle including and those who may wish to upskill/change their career path. Each Energy Coach Training Coordinator will manage, design and deliver training programs in support of the SEC, so this is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference in terms of the future sustainability of the Dingle Peninsula. We are delighted to be partnering with Kerry Education and Training Board (KETB) who will support the training delivered.

Coordinator Role

Overall Objective:

Reporting to the Dingle Hub Manager, the primary focus will be to set up,continuously develop coordinate and train, the relevant courses required to support the SEC. All of the training will be run as a Local Training Initiative for Dingle Hub / KETB. The main training programs will deliver a Special Purpose Award in Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technology at Level 6 QQI (Quality & Qualifications Ireland) Certification.

The applicant

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a third level academic qualification (a qualification in a Sustainability related area would be an advantage but we will consider those with degrees not directly linked to this area)
  • Have a recognised Training Qualification (minimum Train the Trainer QQI Level 6)
  • Have experience of delivering QQI (Quality & Qualifications Ireland) modules at level 6
  • Be familiar with and have experience of the KETB Transition Quality Assurance System (TQAS), or another similar system as we can offer cross training.
  • Be familiar with and have experience of managing QQI accreditation
  • Have a strong demonstrable interest in the sustainability and transition to a low carbon society of the local community and wider county; This can be a personal interest it is not necessary to have worked in a sustainability related role.
  • Ideally have some knowledge of renewable energy systems – solar, wind, hydro, bioenergy
  • Have an ability to work independently and, importantly, must enjoy working with others in what is, in essence, a cooperative governance structure aimed at serving in the interest of the community at large;
  • Must have strong administration and excellent organisational skills as we are a small team.
  • Possess good verbal and written communication skills and a competence in IT systems
  • Have an ability to speak Irish (desirable)

The Role

  • To develop the LTI in consultation with the learners, KETB, Dingle Hub, LTI staff and other appropriate supporters, which meets the learning objectives / participants needs
  • Identify QQI accreditation opportunities and facilitate learners in pursuing and achieving higher QQI awards
  • Direct delivery of QQI modules to all learners on the Local Training Initiative
  • Direct support to KETB / Dingle Hub / LTI staff in the recruitment of suitable participants for the project
  • Responsible for overall management of the course tutors

Salary

  • Salary will be based on KETB rates – approx €37k per annum and will be on a pro rata basis for the duration of the programme which it is envisaged will be one year.

Contract Duration

  • Initial contract of employment will be for one year.

Applying for the position

Should you be interested in applying for the position of LTI Course Coordinator, please email a letter of application and your updated curriculum vitae to: jobs@dinglehub.com

No later than 17:00hrs (GMT) on Monday 03 December 2018.

Should you wish to informally discuss the position in advance, one of our team will be happy to speak with you on the phone, by emailing us jobs@dinglehub.com and we will arrange to contact you. Cuirfear fáilte roimh chomhfhreagras i nGaeilge

Short-listing will take place on the basis of the information provided in the application form and a panel may be formed in relation to future similar roles. Depending on the qualifications and experience of applicants, short-listing thresholds may be significantly higher than the minimum standards set out.

The Dingle Hub is an equal opportunities employer.

Assistant Coordinator Role

Overall Objective:

Reporting to both the Dingle Hub Manager, the main task of the successful candidate will be to assist the setting up, coordination and running of a Local Training Initiative for Dingle Hub / KETB. QQI (Quality & Qualifications Ireland) Certification for this project is a Special Purpose Award in Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technology at Level 6 – Course code: QQI 6S0975

The applicant

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a strong demonstrable interest in the sustainability and transition to a low carbon society of the local community and wider county;
  • Possess an appreciation of and understand either through their work experience or personal interest a knowledge of renewable energy systems – solar, wind, hydro, bioenergy
  • Have excellent administration and organisational skills as we are a small team.
  • Have some experience of delivering QQI (Quality & Qualifications Ireland) modules at level 6
  • Be familiar with and have experience of the KETB Transition Quality Assurance System (TQAS) or a similar system in another role.
  • Be familiar with and have experience of managing QQI accreditation
  • Possess good verbal and written communication skills and a competence in IT systems
  • A third level academic qualification, a qualification in a Sustainability related area would be an advantage but is not essential.
  • A recognised Training Qualification (minimum Train the Trainer QQI Level 6) would be an advantage or experience in HR, Health & Safety or other training environments.
  • Have an ability to speak Irish (desirable)

The Role

  • To assist the development of the LTI in consultation with the learners, KETB, Dingle Hub, LTI staff and other appropriate supporters, which meets the learning objectives / participants needs
  • To support the delivery of QQI modules to all learners on the Local Training Initiative
  • To support KETB / Dingle Hub / LTI staff in the recruitment of suitable participants for the project
  • To assist the coordination of course tutors
  • Ad hoc project support when required by the Dingle Hub Manager.

Salary

  • Salary will be based on KETB rates – approx €32k per annum and will be on a pro rata basis for the duration of the programme which it is envisaged will be one year.

Contract Duration

  • Initial contract of employment will run from January 2019 to December 2019

Applying for the position

Should you be interested in applying for the position of Course Coordinator, please email a letter of application and your updated curriculum vitae to: jobs@dinglehub.com

No later than 17:00hrs (GMT) on Monday 03 December 2018.

Should you wish to informally discuss the position in advance, one of our team will be happy to speak with you on the phone, by emailing us jobs@dinglehub.com and we will arrange to contact you. Cuirfear fáilte roimh chomhfhreagras i nGaeilge

Short-listing will take place on the basis of the information provided in the application form and a panel may be formed in relation to future similar roles. Depending on the qualifications and experience of applicants, short-listing thresholds may be significantly higher than the minimum standards set out.

The Dingle Hub is an equal opportunities employer.

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