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National University of Ireland, Galway

Location: Galway - Ireland
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 14th May 2021
Closes: 22nd June 2021

The National University of Ireland is a federal university with four constituent universities and a number of other associated higher education institutions. At the centre of the federal university, NUI acts as a forum for the member institutions, provides services to them and their graduates and manages the central registers and archives of the university. NUI’s mission is to support the Irish higher education sector at home and abroad by serving the interests of its member institutions and their students and graduates and advocating for the sector as a whole.

NUI seeks to make a distinct contribution to higher education that is valued by our member institutions and recognised by the sector. We undertake a wide range of activities in the interests of promoting scholarship and research and contributing to educational, cultural, social and economic advancement.

NUI now invites applications for the senior role of Registrar.

The Registrar will be a member of and Secretary to the NUI Senate. The person appointed will be responsible for leading the organisation towards to the achievement of the NUI’s strategic goals, the fulfilment of its statutory responsibilities in a complex, challenging and rapidly changing environment, as well as (through the Senior Management Team) the ongoing enhancement of operational excellence. They will have a deep understanding of higher education and significant relevant experience at a senior level. They will share NUI’s vision and values: valuing knowledge, education, culture and heritage; supporting academic excellence and distinction; providing services of the highest quality to our member institutions; fostering inclusivity and collaboration; contributing to the public good; promoting the personal and professional wellbeing of our staff. They will have the capacity to build positive relationships across a broad spectrum and to interact effectively with people at various levels.

For informal enquiries, please contact: Mr. Denis Dowling, 

Closing date for receipt of applications is 17:00 (Irish Time) on  22nd June 2021. 

It will not be possible to consider applications received after the closing date.

Garda vetting may apply.

For more information on the post and Application Form please see website:  Applications should be submitted online.

Your application should include:

(i)           A completed application form

(ii)          A cover letter and statement indicating how, on the basis of your career to date, you consider that you meet the requirements for the post, as advertised

(iii)         A curriculum vitae.

Appointments will be conditional on work authorisation validation.

Further details are available at 

National University of Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.

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