Recruitment Skills Training

The overall aim of the training is to assist participants to develop their ability to recruit and select staff in an effective manner and in compliance with the relevant Maynooth University Guidelines. The training is for Heads of Department and Service and all other staff who sit on selection boards. Staff members are eligible to sit on selection boards only after they have undertaken this training.

On completion of the programme, participants will understand:

  • The Maynooth University guidelines on recruitment & selection
  • How to prepare for, and conduct, an effective selection interview
  • The relevant Equality and FOI legislation
  • The impact of unconscious bias
  • The University's commitment to equality

Any staff members who would like to refresh their training are welcome to participate in the next available session.

The next workshop is scheduled as follows:
Date: Tuesday 23 July 2019
Time: 9.30am to 1.00pm
Location: Staff Development Seminar Room, 3rd Floor John Hume Building
You will need to download (and take with you to the session) the Maynooth University Recruitment & Selection Guidelines which are available here.

All bookings should be made via the online booking system at Please note: The system is only available on campus and you will need your username and password to log on - if you experience any difficulty please email: