Job advert – Cork Institute of Technology seeks new President

16 December 2016
By Tom Collins


Do you have a significant track record of leadership and achievement? and a proven record of managing change and delivering
results in a complex organisational setting? If you also have a high level of educational qualifications and achievement (ideally a PhD/Doctoral Qualification level 10 or equivalent) then here is a job for you.

We previously wrote (in July of this year) how the current president of Cork Institute of Technology will retire.

Today a formal advertisement for his successor appeared on for a 5 year fixed term contract.

Available Appointment

President Cork Institute of Technology

Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) is a progressive and innovative university-level institution in the South-West region of Ireland, with 15,000 students, 1,400 staff and an annual budget of €100m.

The Institute has four campuses: CIT Crawford College of Art and Design; CIT Cork School of Music; the National Maritime College of Ireland and the main Bishopstown campus where the Faculty of Engineering and Science and the Faculty of Business and Humanities are based. The Institute is home to a number of vibrant and successful research, innovation and incubation centres (

The advertisement concludes with

The successful candidate will be a strong strategic leader, with a proven track record of achievement at a senior level. Highly developed organisational, change management, communication and interpersonal skills are also essential, as is a deep understanding of the higher education sector in Ireland and internationally.

2017 is a time of change for CIT

CIT in partnership with Institute of Technology Tralee has completed three of the four stages to achieve designation as the Munster Technological University (

If any readers of are interested then please note this campaign will close at 3pm on the 12th of January 2017.

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