Dún Laoghaire, Dublin
27 September 2019
29 October 2019
Position / level
Contract Type
Full Time


 Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology

The Institute

We believe in adventures, new beginnings and new ways of learning. Our pioneering approach to education creates individuals who understand how to realise their ambitions and aspirations, and how to make their mark. IADT is committed to fostering an inclusive culture which promotes equality, values diversity and maintains a working, learning and social environment in which the rights and dignity of all its staff and students are respected. IADT is an Institute of Technology established in 1997 and is home to the National Film School.

The Role

We are recruiting for the position of President and welcome applications from people from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups including ethnic minority groups and people with disabilities.

The President of the Institute provides dedicated and focussed leadership for the Institute at a time of significant change and development within the Irish Higher Education Sector.

The Person

The ideal candidate will be and inspiring leader and strategic thinker and will be required to invest a high level of energy and commitment to achieving the goals of IADT. They will be comfortable working closely and effectively with a diverse board, staff and student bodies. They will have a proven track record of managing change and delivering results in a complex organisational setting.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to a culture of collaboration, teamwork, dialogue and collegiality and will be a multi-faceted and impactful communicator able to develop and maintain relationships and possess a clear strategic vision.

Further Information on this role is available from Mazars website here

Your Application

Applications are to be submitted via the online portal available and must include:

  1. A cover letter (max 2 A4 pages) 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 the IADT.
  2. A comprehensive CV clearly showing your relevant qualifications, achievements and experience in your career to date.

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

No enquiries or canvassing should be made directly to the IADT.

Deadline for applications: Tuesday, 29th October 2019 at 5pm GMT.

The IADT is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes suitably qualified applicants from all sections of society.

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