Dundalk (IE)
30 Jun 2017
End of advertisement period
21 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) is the leading Third Level education provider in the North East of Ireland and provides quality educational opportunities from undergraduate to PhD level across a broad range of disciplines. Current student numbers are approximately 5,000 and are projected to grow substantially over the coming years.  The Institute has a strong track record in academic programme development, research, enterprise support and internationalisation to support the education and research needs of the North East Region.

The Governing Body of DkIT wishes to appoint a President to provide strong and focussed leadership for the Institute at a time of significant change and development within the Irish Third Level sector and to chart a clear path for the Institute to grow and thrive within this increasingly complex landscape.

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 business/enterprise, the public sector or higher education. She/he will have highly developed leadership, organisational and communication skills combined with the strategic capability, vision and drive to shape the future of DkIT.

This is a full-time fixed term appointment for five (5) years.

Further Information
Further information on this role is available at (Search Ref. DKI0117) 

All enquiries relating to this role should be directed to Sonya Boyce, Mazars on +353 (1) 449 6466.

Your Application

Applications with Cover Letter, CV and Personal Statement (max. 500 words) are to be submitted at 

Mazars will be managing all aspects of this recruitment project on behalf of the Governing Body of DkIT
No enquiries or canvassing should be made directly to DkIT.

Deadline for applications: Friday 21st July 2017 at 5.00pm GMT.

Dundalk Institute of Technology is an equal opportunities employer.

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