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 at:
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.
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.
DIT advertises all its vacancies both online and in many cases in the National Press.
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
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 2015/2016
In order to ensure proposed appointments reach Governing Body please see the relevant dates for receipt of information for the relevant Governing Body.
Communications to candidates who have attended for interview will only take place after required Governing Body approval where necessary.
Appointment to Academic Positions
Candidates who are intended to be employed in an area which will involve contact with children or vulnerable adults, must complete the Garda Vetting Form and authorise the Institute to conduct a background check via the Garda Control Vetting Unit (GCVU). Details regarding this policy and guidelines for completing the application form are available at:
- Garda Vetting and the Disclosure of Criminal Convictions for Staff Members Policy – HRP035
- Garda Vetting - Guidelines for the Completion of Application Form - HRP035
- Garda Vetting Application Form - HRP035
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 & Probation Policy - HRP053
Checklists for Induction
- Staff Induction & Probation Preparation Form Staff Member - HRP053
- Staff Induction & Probation Form for Managers - HRP053
- Staff Induction & Probation Probation Report Form - HRP053