Head of Short Courses Job Vacancy

The Lir Academy at Trinity College Dublin is seeking to appoint a new Head of Short Courses.

The Lir Academy at Trinity College Dublin is seeking to appoint a Head of Short Courses. This newly created part-time position replaces the previously combined role of Foundation Diploma and Short Courses Director following the appointment of the previous holder of the combined role to a new position as Director of Actor Training & Postgraduate Study. A separate part-time role of Course Director for the Foundation Diploma in Acting and Theatre will be advertised later in the year. The decision to advertise the two roles as part-time positions will allow potential candidates to continue to pursue external creative work in tandem with their work at The Lir.

The primary role of the Head of Short Courses is to lead on all short courses at The Lir Academy. The Head of Short Courses will work with the Director of Actor Training & Postgraduate Study, Director of Technical Training, Marketing Director and Commercial Director on the design, delivery and scheduling of a range of short courses offered at evenings, weekends and between academic terms. Details of the short courses currently on offer can be found here.

A full job description and details on how to apply can be downloaded here.

Application Details: Short-listing of candidates will be based on the information contained in their CV and cover letter. Applicants called to interview may be asked to prepare a presentation outlining their approach to the role.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 5pm on Monday, 27th March 2023.

Interviews will be held in Dublin the week beginning 3rd April 2023.

Preferred starting date is on or before the 2nd of May 2023.