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Job Opportunity at SLIS


The Sign Language Interpreting Service (SLIS) is an independent body, funded and supported by the Citizens Information Board (CIB), to develop, promote and deliver quality sign language interpreting services to the Deaf community in Ireland, including face to face and remote services.

SLIS is working to enhance the Irish Remote Interpreting Service (IRIS) following the National Disability Inclusion Strategy 2017-2022 and the Irish Sign Language Act 2017.

SLIS IRIS Administrator

(Part-time – fixed term to 31st December 2023, with potential to extend subject to funding)

The Role

The IRIS Administrator provides administrative support to the IRIS service including bookings, invoicing, customer service and reporting. This post will normally be based in the SLIS offices in Deaf Village Ireland, Cabra, Dublin 7.


The SLIS salary scale for the IRIS Administrator is: €23,121- €38,724 pro-rata for part time staff.
Incremental Credit: It is expected, that all new entrants to SLIS will be appointed at point one of the salary scale. However, SLIS operates an incremental credit process for appointments higher than point one. This process is applicable to new entrants into SLIS. Incremental credit criteria, based on the competencies for the role, are assessed against employment history as laid out in the application form only. A request for incremental credit from a successful candidate must be made within the first 3 months of employment. The decision on whether or not to award an incremental credit is a decision made by the Board and is subject to the availability of funding.

Application Process

Please send completed application form with cover letter to:

Closing date for receipt of applications is strictly 4pm on Monday 4th September 2023.

(Please note that all applications must be on the SLIS application form. CVs will be disregarded. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.)

The intention is to call shortlisted applicants to interview on Friday 8th September 2023.

A detailed job description and application form can be accessed at:

Download the Application Form (docx)

Download the Information Booklet (pdf)


For details on how your personal data will be used as part of this process our Data Protection Notice for job applicants is available at:

The Sign Language Interpreting Service is an equal opportunities employer

Funded and supported by the Citizens Information Board.

For further information contact: John Stewart, Manager, Sign Language Interpreting Service, Deaf Village Ireland, Ratoath Road, Cabra, Dublin 7.