UCD Culture and Engagement Survey
In line with the UCD HR strategy - Growing through People - September 28th will see the launch of an annual survey to obtain faculty and staff views on a wide range of topics that affect their role and working environment in UCD. This survey will be an opportunity for employees to share their thoughts and opinions about working for UCD, as well as an opportunity to help identify potential areas that can be improved.
Aurora Leadership Development Programme (2016/2017)
Aurora is an innovative leadership development training programme aimed at women up to Associate Professor and equivalent professional services level. Participation in this programme demonstrates the University’s commitment to gender equality, and is an important element of UCD’s overall commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. The University is therefore delighted to announce that it will be supporting 21 places for the 2016/2017 programme due to commence in December 2016.
UCD HR Enhancing Resourcing
As part of a broader review, UCD HR Resourcing (formerly Recruitment) are currently undertaking a process improvement project titled “UCD HR Enhancing Resourcing” looking at the experiences of both those seeking to recruit staff to their School or Units and candidates applying for posts. The project is part of UCD HR's commitment to Service Excellence and Continuous Improvement. UCD Agile (www.ucd.ie/agile) will be supporting UCD HR with this project.
Award of Tenure process now open
Applications are now being accepted for the Award of Tenure process for 2016. Full details, including required documents and closing dates for receipt of applications, are on the Tenure web page.
The Faculty Promotions process was launched on 18 May 2016. This process has been subject to extensive consultation and is supported by a comprehensive on-line application system via InfoHub. Faculty will receive additional communications shortly and may access further details on this website.
National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012
The act which covers Garda Vetting in UCD has officially commenced and came into law on 29 April 2016. The full act can be found on the electronic Irish Statue Book (eISB).
Circular 18/2015: Changes to the Public Service Pension Reduction (PSPR)(.pdf)
DEPR Cirular detailing changes to the Public Service Pension Reduction (PSPR)
Grace Period for Retirements prior to 01st April 2019
Members retiring on or before 01/04/2019 will have their pensions calculated on the rate of pay in force prior to 01/07/13. Those intending to apply for Added Years are advised to submit a retirement decision 6 months in advance of their retirement date.
Public Service Stability Agreement (PSSA) 2013 – 2018 (UCD Intranet)
Comprehensive information relating to the implementation of the Haddington Road Agreement and the Lansdowne Road Agreement