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Atlantic Technological UniversityGalway

The Organisation

The new Atlantic Technological University (“ATU”), which will be established on 01 April 2022, will be one of the largest multi-campus universities on the island of Ireland. The Technological University is now seeking to appoint its inaugural President and is inviting suitable applicants for the role. 

This merger will be transformative to third level education in Ireland and the University will span the West and North-West region via eight campuses initially offering almost 600 academic programmes for over 20,200 students supported by 2,215 staff. 

The Role

The first President of this new Technology University will be a transformative leader who will empower and inspire our University community to realise ATU’s vision in the region, nationally and globally. The successful candidate, as President, will provide critical academic and executive leadership within the University community. They will lead the step-change in strategic research capacity required as a Technological University and the integration of three Institutes into a unified entity. 

The Person

The successful candidate will have highly developed leadership, organisational and communication skills, combined with the strategic capability, vision and drive to shape the future of the Technological University. They will have comprehensive knowledge and experience at a senior level that includes third level education institutions and similar research bodies, which may also involve business/enterprise, the public sector or similar complex large organisations. 

Further information is available at (Search Ref. ATU0122).

Applications are to be submitted online and must include:

1. A cover letter (max. two A4 pages) outlining why you wish to be considered for the role of President, why it is of interest and where you believe your skills and experience meet the requirements of the role; 

2. A comprehensive CV clearly showing your relevant academic and professional qualifications, experience and achievements in your career to date. 

Any enquiries relating to this role should be directed by telephone on +353 (1) 449 4400. 

Deadline for applications: Friday, 21st January 2022 at 12pm noon (Local Dublin Time)

Atlantic Technological University is an equal opportunities employer.

Please note that this advertisement is being hosted by the Public Appointments Service on The Public Appointments Service has no involvement in, or responsibility for, the recruitment and selection process or the terms and conditions which relate to this post.

The closing date for applications is Friday the 21st of January 2022

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