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Ms Barbara Craig


Barbara Craig

Executive Assistant
School of Geography
01 716 8489
University College Dublin, School of Geography, Newman Building Belfield Dublin 4


Barbara Craig - B.A. BMus (Hons) ALCM MPhil joined UCD as an Executive Assistant on 5th June 2007 and is a permanent member of staff. Barbara completed her undergraduate (B.A/B Mus bachelor’s degree) specializing in Music Composition and Technology from Trinity College Dublin in 2003. This was a four-year undergraduate degree. She continued with her studies to graduate with a postgraduate (M Phil master's degree) from Trinity College Dublin in 2005 specializing in Maths (91%) and C++ Programming - this was a two-year degree where in the first year she was awarded with a Higher diploma in teaching. She is also a member of the MMT alumni in Ireland having contributed musically and computationally. Prior to her appointment in UCD, she was an I.T. Technical Transaction specialist in Microsoft. Currently, Barbara is the Executive Assistant for the School of Geography. Prior to moving to the School of Geography, Barbara started her career in UCD in the main Planning Office, Richview where the School of Geography was previously connected. The entire department was restructured in 2014 and Barbara moved over into the centre of the campus to work for the School of Geography and can be found in the main office, Newman building - E002. Background Info • A self-sufficient highly motivated, creative, conscientiousness, diligent hard worker. • Highly detailed oriented, reliable, well organized, thorough and dependable. • Chief Editor and creative producer of a fortnightly e-newsletter for the School of Geography • Web Design and Development - Maintenance and authored the School of Geography's website and all the Social Media Channels with ongoing development. • Html coder and C++ programmer. • Great negotiation skills and innovative. • Proven functional, leadership, and management skills. • Consistently achieved on-time delivery and high level of customer satisfaction in technically complex and challenging environments. • Regularly use of intranet systems such as InfoHub for reporting and sending out Targeted Communications • Using Banner and Business Objects for business solutions. • Make Orders for staff and use the E-procurement intranet system in order to make purchases and receipt invoices of suppliers. • Well-honed Communication and Time-Management Skills • I have previously updated and authored the School's entire website in both CMS (Content Management) and RMS (Research Management) platforms and now this platform - UCD People - assisting staff with the migration. • Heartsaver CPR/AED Trained.


  • Executive Assistant
    Newman Building, UCD School of Geography, Ireland15 Sep 2014
  • Executive Assistant
    Planning Building, Richview, UCD, Dublin, Ireland5 Jun 2007 - 15 Sep 2014


  • I.T. Technical Transaction Specialist
    Microsoft, Dublin, IrelandAug 2006 - May 2007


  • ALCM
    Thames Valley University. London UK
  • BA
    Trinity College Dublin
  • BMus
    Trinity College Dublin
  • MPhil
    Trinity College Dublin


  • Certificate of Attendance for StoryMapJS and TimelineJS
    UCD, Dublin, Ireland18 Oct 2018
  • Professional Relationship Counselling Diploma
    The Kew Academy, United Kingdom28 Aug 2018
  • Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) (NCC) Course - Level 3
    NCC Group Uk, United Kingdom20 Aug 2018
  • The Online Marketing Fundamentals
    Google & iab Europe, Dublin, Ireland24 May 2017
  • Heart saver CPR and AED Training
    UCD, Dublin, Ireland26 Feb 2010


  • Maths
    Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, IrelandOct 2005 - Jun 2005


  • English
    Can read, write, speak and understand
  • French
    Can read, write, speak and understand
  • Irish
    Can read, write, speak and understand