Trinity is looking to hire a new head of accommodation and commercial property.
Solas, the state agency responsible for supporting further education and skills, announced the appointment yesterday.
The former assistant secretary general of the Department of Education takes over from interim CEO Paul O'Toole.
A survey of 445 students has found that 55 per cent are skipping lectures for paid work.
Trinity may not have a new Chancellor until Christmas, after the retirement of Mary Robinson in June.
A small group of protesters gathered outside Printing House Square today to fight the underpayment of plumbers working on the site.
Trinity's STEM courses saw points increases in today's CAO announcement, while points for some arts degrees also rose.
Provost Patrick Prendergast asked why UCD had more first-preference applications than Trinity.
Minister for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O'Connor said students should use SUSI grants to pay for the cost of their accommodation.
This year will be the first in which 'super sups' are not available to students who miss their supplemental exam with extenuating circumstances.