Recruitment and Selection Policy and Procedure

Recruitment and Selection in DIT is managed by the Resourcing Section in the HR Department.

DIT is an Equal Opportunities Employer and full details of our Equal Opportunities policy can be viewed by clicking here.

Requesting the Filling of a Vacancy

In order to request a vacancy to be filled the appropriate policy and procedures as well as the Employment Control Framework June 2011 must be adhered to.

Should you wish to submit a request to fill a vacancy you may do so electronically through your Core Portal account and by accessing ‘My Staff Requisitions’.  The request is then sent electronically to the appropriate Director for approval and then submitted to HRC or HRAG for consideration.

For further information on the process and to answer any query on the electronic SRF, please contact the Resourcing Manager.

Replacing Staff Who Resign During the First Three Months of Employment Policy – HRP074


Approval Meetings

HRC Meeting Dates 2013/2014

HR Approval Group Meeting Dates 2013/2014

Recruitment – Sourcing New Staff

DIT advertises all its vacancies both online and in many cases in the National Press.

>> View our Vacancy Page  

Selection

DIT uses comprehensive selection procedures as laid down by the Minister for Education and Science. 

A copy of The Selection Procedures can be viewed by clicking here

A copy of The Guidelines for Interviewers can be viewed by clicking here

The Appointment

All proposed Permanent wholetime appointments and many fixed term appointments must go to the DIT Governing Body for approval.

The Governing Body meets on a monthly basis.  Details of meeting dates can be found at Governing Body Meeting Dates 2013/2014

In order to ensure proposed appointments reach Governing Body please see the relevant dates for receipt of information for the relevant Governing Body.

Governing Body Cut Off Dates 2013/2014

Communications to candidates who have attended for interview will only take place after required Governing Body approval where necessary.

Appointment to Academic Positions

Minimum Academic Qualifications for Appointments to Academic Posts
Post Qualification Experience for Appointment to Permanent Wholetime Academic Po

Appointment of Hourly Paid Part Time Staff

Appointment of Research /  Externally Funded Staff

For new Research / Externally Funded Posts please complete a SRF electronically through your Core Portal account and by accessing ‘My Staff Requisitions’.  The request is then sent electronically to the appropriate Director for approval and then submitted to HRAG for consideration.

Commencement

Once a new staff member has been appointed to a role in DIT they will undergo a comprehensive Induction and Probation Process.

For full details of the policy and procedure around Induction and Probation process please see the Staff Induction and Probation Policy and Procedures.

Checklists for Induction

Local Induction Checklist

Probation Forms

Probation Prepartion Form (PPF2) Staff Member
Probation Preparation Form (PPF1) Manager
Probation Report Form

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