Director of Sport

Carlow, Leinster
€71,850 – €91,680
05 July 2019
23 July 2019
Ref: 102/19
Position / level
Director, Professional
Contract Type
Full Time

“inspiring individuals
transforming society”

Operating across locations in Carlow, Wexford, Wicklow and Dublin the Institute has over 9,000 learners and staff with a significant international learner cohort. We offer a broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Science, Engineering, Business, Humanities and Computing. Key research strengths include Computer Games Development, Bio-Environmental Technologies, Product Design, Social Sciences, Sport Science & Health and Engineering Technologies.

We are seeking highly motivated, talented and ambitious individuals to join our team in delivering the Technological University of South East Ireland.


(Ref: 102/19) €71,850 – €91,680

The Institute’s reputation for excellence in sport is not only for high performance by elite athletes but for a culture and philosophy of participation by all students to promote health and wellbeing. This culture is underpinned by world class facilities as well as a broad range of sports related academic programmes and research. The Institute is seeking an individual who possesses outstanding interpersonal skills, organisational abilities, vision and leadership to lead, direct and manage the sporting activities and development of related resources and facilities on a strategic and operational level.

Successful applicants must have a relevant Honours degree (first or second class) or equivalent. A higher qualification (Masters or PhD) or equivalent professional qualification is highly desirable. You will also have at least five years relevant postgraduate experience.

The Institute is committed to the implementation of the recommendations of the Expert Group on Gender Equality in Irish Higher Education Institutions (HEA June 2016) and the Gender Action Plan 2018-2020 (Report of the Gender Equality Taskforce, 2018). Successful candidates for all of the above positions will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to advancing equality, diversity and an inclusive community.

Further details are available on our website.

Closing Date: Tuesday 23rd July 2019 at 12:00 noon.

Institute of Technology Carlow is an equal opportunity employer, working towards building and maintaining an inclusive environment which promotes equality, values diversity and is committed to family friendly policies for all.

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