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The Organisation

A leader in career education since 2000, Hibernia College is Ireland’s first and only, accredited online third-level institution. The college has grown rapidly in scale, strength and stature since its foundation and specialises in postgraduate and continuing professional development (CPD) programmes for students and professionals across the globe. Hibernia College ensures its students receive best practice, real-time learning throughout its curricula with access to outstanding faculty from around the world. It provides a comprehensive range of programmes up to level 10 NFQ with particular expertise in education, including initial teacher education. As part of its continued development, Hibernia College is now seeking an exceptional educational professional with the capability, vision and leadership skills to help oversee the future direction of the College.

The Role

Reporting to the Academic Dean the role of Registrar covers a diverse range of activities, functions and responsibilities including the day-to-day and ongoing management of academic affairs and quality assurance across the institution, ensuring academic integrity, and longer term strategic and policy development. The Registrar is also responsible for the reliability of the processes and procedures governing the admission, registration, assessment, progression and graduation of students.

The Person

The appointee will join the senior leadership team of the College and should have a strong academic background as well as an established record of leadership and achievement at a senior level in higher education. Highly developed organisational, change management, communication and interpersonal skills are also essential.

Further details on this significant opportunity, including remuneration, duties and responsibilities, are available upon request.

Hibernia College has retained Lansdowne Executive Search as its recruitment partner in this process. To apply, please mail a comprehensive CV and supporting letter to: Seán McDonagh, Partner, Lansdowne Executive Search. Email: For a confidential discussion, please contact Seán at + 353 (0) 87 7961062.

Candidates for this post will be sourced through both advertising and executive search processes. The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, 8th March 2019