Organisational Awareness

Organisational Awareness is the ability to demonstrate an understanding of UCD in its entirety. This also includes governance structures and regulations at various levels withn the University and with a broad understanding of the Higher Education landscape in which UCD operates.

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Who should attend? This workshop is aimed at Faculty intending on applying for promotion in the near future.

Description: These workshops provide advice on the process to potential candidates who are considering applying for promotion. The session includes guidance on understanding the faculty promotions process, the Development Framework for Faculty and the online application process. Faculty who are considering applying for promotion are encouraged to attend a workshop in advance of submitting their application.

Candidates for promotion may apply for promotion through the following pathways:

Lecturer/Assistant Professor →   Associate Professor

Associate Professor              →   Professor

Professor                            →    Full Professor

Course Notes: Faculty attending this workshop are encouraged to familiarise themselves with the Faculty Promotions Policy, Development Framework for Faculty and other associated documents available on the Promotions website

Scheduling Notes: 2 hour workshop

Places: 40

Booking:

For details of upcoming events or to book your place on available courses, please visit the HR - Professional Development booking centre  If your chosen course is fully booked or no longer available, you can access the UCD LinkedIn learning portal via your UCD Connect login where you will find a range of eLearning courses. The 2021/22 training course catalogue will be launched and available to book from the start of the next Academic Year

If you have any further queries on this programme, please contact peopledevelopment@ucd.ie or call ext 4919.

Who should attend? This training is only for UCD employees who are, or are likely to be, members of an interview panel. The first part of this course focuses on those who manage and administer the Resourcing Process in UCD. The second part of this course is to assist Hiring Managers to recruit the correct candidates for the role

Description: The first part of this course will assist managers to write a Job Description, use UCD Infohub and provide an introduction to Job Families.  The second part of this course will provide guidance on planning the interview and the structure a formal interview should take, how to deal effectively with difficult situations and how to provide constructive feedback.

Scheduling Notes: 3.5-hour workshop - including 15-minute refreshment break (tea/coffee)

Places: 16

Booking:

For details of upcoming events or to book your place on available courses, please visit the HR - Professional Development booking centre  If your chosen course is fully booked or no longer available, you can access the UCD LinkedIn learning portal via your UCD Connect login where you will find a range of eLearning courses. The 2021/22 training course catalogue will be launched and available to book from the start of the next Academic Year

If you have any further queries on this programme, please contact peopledevelopment@ucd.ie or call ext 4919.

Online Orientation Series

To support you at this time, an online Orientation Programme comprising of two 1-hour webinar sessions is now available for new or recently joined employees. The programme provides information on the UCD strategy, structure and some key services which will help to settle you into working life in UCD.  For more information on what is covered at the sessions please see the programme for the recent series in February 2021 - Online Orientation Series Programme  and scroll down to the end of this page to book.

The UCD Orientation Programme

Please note this programme will not be held for the moment due to the Covid-19 restrictions.

The UCD Orientation Programme for New Employees is a half day programme offered to all employees who have recently joined UCD.  

It provides participants with information on payroll, benefits, strategy, organisational structure and services across the University. An important element of the programme is the opportunity it provides to meet with fellow colleagues from across the University for future support and collaboration. 

Booking

For details of upcoming events or to book your place, please visit the People Development booking centre.

Presentations:

UCD Orientation Agenda Feb 2021

UCD in Context Feb 2021

Induction Probation P4G Feb 2021

UCD Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Feb 2021

UCD Culture & Engagement Feb 2021 

UCD Estate Services & SIRC

UCD Library

UCD Research

UCD IT Services

UCD HR Feb 2021

UCD Registry Feb 2021

UCD Bursar's Office

UCD Education & Academic Affairs Feb 2021

Healthy UCD

If you have any further queries on this programme, please contact peopledevelopment@ucd.ie or call ext 4919.