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HR Services

HR Services is responsible for putting processes, procedures and systems in place to support the cost-effective provision of HR services which meet the expectations and needs of the University. The key services which are delivered through three teams are summarised below. The HR Services area has recently implemented a revised structure to improve the way our services are provided. The project is part of UCD HR's commitment to Service Excellence and Continuous Improvement and forms a key part of the HR strategy to Transform Service & Partnership. 


  • Recruitment of all permanent, temporary and research-funded employees
  • Renewals and extensions of all fixed term contracts
  • Administration of work permit applications

HR Operations

  • Set up records for monthly, weekly and hourly paid staff
  • Implement changes in terms and conditions e.g. change in working hours, salary
  • Administration of resignations, increments changes and all statutory leaves
  • Processing of income protection claims & statutory redundancy
  • HR system administration, maintenance, security and training
  • Employee personnel file management
  • HR Reporting & Data Analytics


  • Administration of the pension schemes
  • Implementation of Government initiatives
  • Staff consultations and provision of retirement figures
  • Maintenance of online pension records

 ‌NEW Hr Services Org Chart