Edel joined Tipperary Institute (TRBDI) in July 2000 as an academic administrator in the Department of Sustainable Rural Development, where she was responsible for the academic administration of the department's full-time and part-time programmes.
Edel was also involved in the administration of the Department’s outreach work, which involved community & EU Projects, and conference and event management.
Since 2011, Edel has been based in the LIT Development Unit in Thurles. Edel has been the administration co-ordinator for a number of significant projects, including the EU/Leonardo da Vinci-funded CESBEM (Competence Enhancement in Sustainable Building Through European Mobility) II, III, IV and V and the REMSOB I programmes.
Edel is now responsible for general office administration and for the purchasing process in all Development Unit projects. Edel assists with general project activities, including: organising; project partner meetings; project travel arrangements, project events/conferences. Edel co-ordinates any public engagement activity within the Development Unit.
Edel has a certificate in Management Studies from Tipperary Institute and certificates in Integrated Business Technology and Business Administration from the Royal Society of Arts.
Areas of expertise
- General office adminstration
- Project support
- Event management
- Academic administration