Seeking Director

Seeking Director

National College of Art & Design (NCAD), Ireland

Photo: Matthew Thompson, 2014.
January 26, 2017
Seeking Director

Application deadline: February 28, 2017

National College of Art and Design
100 Thomas Street
Dublin 8

The National College of Art and Design is Ireland’s leading provider of art and design education. It is ranked 40th Art and Design College in the world as measured by academic reputation by QS World University Rankings. NCAD is based on the site of the Power’s Whiskey Distillery in the heart of the Liberties in Dublin’s city centre. The College has a community of 1,900 undergraduate, postgraduate and part-time students engaged in a wide range of study and research across the disciplines of Design, Education, Fine Art and Visual Culture. NCAD plays a key role in shaping the visual identity of the nation. NCAD is a recognised college of University College Dublin.

The College is looking for a committed and dynamic Director to lead Ireland’s premier art and design college for the next seven years. The Director will develop and direct the implementation of a forward-looking vision for the Institution and its aspiration to be one of the top art and design colleges in the world. The position calls for a person with a passion for art and design education, experience of leadership and governance and, ideally, academic credentials at doctoral level. Significant engagement with art, design and culture in society will be a strong recommendation. The successful candidate will be an ambassador for the College nationally and internationally.

The post is for a fixed-term contract period of seven years.
The closing date for receipt of completed applications is February 28, 2017.
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