Limerick (County), Munster (IE)
Friday, 4 June 2021
End of advertisement period
Monday, 28 June 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest

On the 1st October 2021, Ireland’s third Technological University - the Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest, will be established.

With 1,200 staff and 15,000 students, across the main campuses in Athlone and Limerick (Moylish and City Centre), and additional campuses in Clonmel, Ennis and Thurles, this will be Ireland’s first cross-regional university, leading transformational change across adjacent regions linked by the River Shannon.

The Technological University is now seeking to appoint its inaugural President and is inviting suitably qualified applicants for the role.

The Role
The role of President is a critical leadership role. The President will be the Technological University’s chief officer and accountable person, complying with the Code of Governance for public bodies.

The Person

The successful candidate will be an inspiring and strategic leader, with a proven track record of achievement at an appropriately senior level in higher education, business/enterprise or the public sector.

They will have highly developed leadership, organisational and communication skills combined with the strategic capability, vision and drive to shape the future of the Technological University.

Application and Further Information
Mazars will be managing all aspects of this recruitment project on behalf of the Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest. Further information is available at (Search Ref. TUS0121).

Applications are to be submitted online and must include:

  1. A cover letter (max. two A4 pages) outlining why you wish to be considered for the role of President, why it is of interest and where you believe your skills and experience meet the requirements of the role;
  2. A comprehensive CV clearly showing your relevant academic and professional qualifications, experience and achievements in your career to date.

Any enquiries relating to this role should be directed to the Executive Recruitment Team by email to or by telephone on +353 (1) 449 4400. 

All enquiries should be directed to Mazars

Deadline for applications: Monday, 28th June 2021 at 12pm GMT. 

Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest is an equal opportunities employer.