College Principal and Dean of Business

Dublin (IE)
13 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
29 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Appointment of College Principal and Dean of Business, University College Dublin

University College Dublin (UCD) has its origins in the mid-nineteenth century under the leadership of the renowned educationalist John Henry Newman. Since its foundation in 1854, the University has flourished and today it continues to make a unique and substantial contribution to modern Ireland. A comprehensive, research-intensive institution, UCD is currently ranked within the top one per cent of institutions world-wide and is Ireland's most globally engaged university. The UCD community includes over 30,000 students from over 138 countries, including 5,000 students based at locations outside of Ireland. 
Consistently ranked in the top 100 business schools in the world, UCD College of Business is Ireland’s leading business school. It comprises the Lochlann Quinn undergraduate school, the Michael Smurfit graduate school and the highly ranked Smurfit Executive Development. The School holds AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accreditations and is a member of prestigious global networks including PIM, GNAM and CEMS. With a strong alumni network and outstanding links to global industry and government, UCD College of Business works closely with a range of partners to advance its ambitions. 
UCD is now seeking to fill the post of College Principal and Dean.  Reporting directly to the President, the successful candidate will help further develop the College’s world class community of scholars, staff and students and contribute to the strategic and operational matters of the University. An internationally recognised scholar with proven leadership experience the next College Principal and Dean will possess excellent relationship development skills, regional, national, and global perspectives and the personal ability to engage effectively with university, business and industry partners as well as alumni and other supporters. 
For further details, including job description, person specification and information on how to apply, please see quoting reference 3293. The deadline for applications is midday GMT on the 29th January 2018.