Industry Coordinator for Immersive Software Engineering job with UNIVERSITY OF LIMERICK | 285023 – Times Higher Education

Industry Coordinator for Immersive Software Engineering job with UNIVERSITY OF LIMERICK | 285023 – Times Higher Education

TITLE OF POST: Industry Coordinator for Immersive Software Engineering

LOCATION: University of Limerick

REPORTS TO: Co-Directors, Immersive Software Engineering

CONTRACT TYPE: Specific Purpose

SALARY SCALE: €39,044 – €56,766 p.a. pro rata


Job Purpose

Immersive Software Engineering (ISE) is a ground-breaking new programme with a roster of more than 40 companies in which students can advance their learning in specialised placements we call residencies. The number of companies in the ISE network is rising rapidly. An experienced industry coordinator is required to support the development of individualised residency experiences for ISE’s students and ISE companies. A primary responsibility will be to create, maintain, and deepen relationships between ISE’s academic and industry, to ensure all parties are delighted. The post holder will be instrumental in developing work practices and systems that enable sustainable engagement between ISE and our industry partners for the benefit of ISE’s students.

Key Accountabilities Design ISE residencies in consultation with ISE Management team, especially ISE’s Head of Residencies, and ISE’s industry partners.

Research and develop best practices in workplace learning curricular models.

Research and develop best practices in mentoring program models.

Continually develop industry-vetted skills map and workplace competencies.

Provide support to the Head of Residencies in Employer-specific projects, including workplace learning, mentoring, externships, and residencies.


3a. Key Working Relationships & Contacts

Reporting to the co-directors of ISE. The position will have a range of contacts and collaboration points. This includes other staff within ISE, CSIS faculty and staff at the wider university and staff at many companies across the ISE network.

3b. Working Environment/Special Circumstances

Mainly normal office working hours. Work outside normal working hours (lunchtime and after 17h15, weekends) is occasionally (but not regularly) required. Normal office working environment and remote working where required

3c. Job Boundaries

This position is designed to help create a brand-new kind of working and study relationship with companies. The position requires a keen focus on ISE’s goals, as well as good planning and organisation skills. We are a small team that works collaboratively and intensely with one another. Well-established problem-solving skills are required in addition to being a strong communicator with colleagues and with companies in the network. The position requires an understanding of working in teams, sharing ideas and a willingness to identify new opportunities for development.


Staff, Customer, Operational, Administrative

Budget: None

Staff: None

Customer: Faculty, staff and students.

Operational and Administrative:

The position is responsible for the project management and completion …….