Deputy President and Registrar

07 July 2017
21 September 2017
Position / level
Contract Type
Full Time

The Opportunity
This is an outstanding opportunity to take a strategic leadership role in the future development of University College Cork. The Deputy President and Registrar will play a key role in the management of the University and
will oversee the academic life of students from undergraduate through to graduate studies.

The Role
The Deputy President and Registrar will be responsible to the President for the University’s academic affairs, and deputise for the President as needed in other areas. The role will have a strategic focus on all aspects of academic
programmes and services.

The Candidate
The appointee will have a significant and successful track record of leadership, management, teaching and research at a senior
level in a university.

The appointee will be required to have a proven capacity for devising and implementing imaginative solutions to the challenges of university leadership and administration, be highly self-motivated, with excellent management and
interpersonal skills, and be able to work as part of a team and prioritise a heavy workload.

The appointee will have shown impressive ability to inspire, innovate and influence across a range of university stakeholders, and must exhibit
capacity to ensure achievement of strategic academic objectives. Excellent communication skills must accompany profound and highly adept leadership strengths, and the capability to work across international borders, building
relationships and influencing at the highest level in government, business and cultural sectors.

For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Professor Patrick O’Shea, President on Tel +353 21 4903623 or

How to Apply
To apply, please email a full CV and a letter of application (no more than 3 pages) via email - click APPLY outlining why this role is of interest and how you meet the requirements.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon (GMT) on Thursday, 21st September 2017

Late applications will NOT be accepted.

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