Letterkenny (IE)
11 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
04 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) is a lively and inspirational place that attracts a creative mix of 4,000 students from throughout Ireland and from 30 different countries. This gives the Institute a vibrant array of cultures and activities on campus and a friendly, supportive and relaxed
atmosphere where students and staff work closely together. Mazars have been retained by LYIT to assist with the appointment of the President of the Institute. Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates both nationally and internationally.

The Person:

The ideal candidate will be an inspiring and strategic leader with a strong academic background (ideally qualified to PhD level or equivalent) and have a minimum 10 years’ proven leadership and achievement at senior level in business, industry, public sector or higher education. The person will have a record of collaborating effectively in the achievement of strategic objectives, strong financial management knowledge, including a good understanding of resource generation and fundraising, enterprise development and comprehensive knowledge and understanding of higher education issues. The person will also possess excellent interpersonal, communication and influencing skills.

The post will be for a five-year, fixed-term contract with a single point salary of €145,025.

Further Information:

Further information on this role is available at (Search Ref: LYIT0117).
All enquiries relating to this role should be directed to Sonya Boyce, Consulting Manager, Mazars on +353 (0)1 449 6466.

Your Application:

Applications must be made by submitting an online application to and must include:

  1. A cover letter outlining why you wish to be considered for the post and where you believe your skills and experience meet the requirements of the position of President of LYIT.
  2. A comprehensive CV clearly showing your relevant achievements and experience in your career to date.
  3. A Personal Statement (max. 500 words) on the topic; “Why my experience makes me suitable for appointment to the Position of President, Letterkenny Institute of Technology”.

Mazars will be managing all aspects of this recruitment project on behalf of LYIT.

No enquiries or canvassing should be made directly to LYIT.

Deadline for applications: Monday, 4th September at 12 noon GMT.

Letterkenny Institute of Technology is an equal opportunities employer.

Port Road, Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland.