Head of Department in Tourism

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Letterkenny, Donegal
€80,893 - €103,245
13 November 2020
26 November 2020
Position / level
Department Head, Professional
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Full Time

Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) is a third level college located in Co. Donegal. It has two modern campuses in Letterkenny and Killybegs, employs 350 staff and has over 4,500 students from all over Ireland and 30 different countries. The college has an ambitious and progressive ethos, and has expanded its course curriculum to include over 100 programmes across  Faculties, many up to Master’s Level. The Institute is proud of its gender balance in management posts and is committed to continuing this practice

Letterkenny Institute of Technology invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the post of:

Head of Department in Tourism
(3 year fixed term contract)

The appointment of a Head of Department within the School of Business, is to address the integration of the School of Tourism as a new Department (Tourism) arising from the strategic restructuring process within LYIT. The strategic priorities for the School of Business include the expansion of programmes, student numbers and engagement. This post will support the delivery of a strategic change management process, the development of new and additional programme areas, and make contributions to support external engagement/development more generally. This post will be based on the Killybegs campus of LYIT, but responsibilities may be extended outside the initial Tourism discipline as opportunities arise.

Salary Scale: €80,893 - €103,245

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms to
Recruitment@lyit.ie is 12 noon on Thursday 26th November 2020.

Please note:

The indicative date for interviews is Friday 4th December 2020.
Application forms and job descriptions are available from LYIT’s website: Link is: https://www.lyit.ie/About/Careers-at-LYIT

Further details, including minimum qualifications and application forms, also may be obtained from The Human Resources Office, Letterkenny Institute of Technology Port Road, Letterkenny, Co Donegal. 

T: 74 9186044 E: recruitment@lyit.ie

LYIT is an equal opportunities employer.

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