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28 May 2024  

NUI Vacancy: Manager of Academic Affairs


Manager of Academic Affairs

The National University of Ireland is a federal university with four constituent universities (and their Linked Colleges) and a number of other higher education institutions with the status of Recognised Colleges of the National University.

At the centre of the federal university, NUI acts as a forum for the member institutions, provides academic services to them and manages the central registers and archives of the university. NUI also undertakes a wide range of activities in the interests of promoting academic distinction, scholarship and research and seeks to make a visible contribution to educational, cultural, social and economic advancement in Ireland.

NUI also carries out an extensive annual programme of competitive scholarships and prizes to recognise student, and staff, academic endeavour and achievement across a wide range of disciplines in the member institutions.

NUI now invites applications for the role of Manager of Academic Affairs, which is a permanent position in the University.

The Manager of Academic Affairs will provide a high level of professional and proactive administrative support to the Head of Academic Services and Registry, and to the NUI Registrar as required, in order to:

  1. Develop and implement policies, procedures and guidelines in a range of academic areas relevant to NUI’s role as a federal university, with member universities and colleges;

  2. Develop and implement quality assurance and enhancement procedures to fulfil NUI’s responsibilities to its Recognised Colleges as well as ensuring the quality of the University’s own activities as a Higher Education Institution and an Awarding Body;

  3. Manage the governance process for the approval of programmes for delivery by NUI Recognised Colleges and the ongoing monitoring of these portfolios of provision;

  4. Support the running of NUI’s annual programme of academic awards, scholarships and prizes for undergraduate, doctoral and postdoctoral students.


    All applicants will receive an email acknowledging the application. If you do not receive an acknowledgement of receipt of your application within five working days, please contact the University at 01-4392424.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, 29th October 2021 at 5.00pm.

Application Procedure:

A detailed job description and application form are available below

Manager of Academic Affairs Job Spec and Application Form


pdfFull details, including job description (134kb)
pdfManager of Academic Affairs Application Form 4060kb)

Please download the pdf to your computer (right click and save) and complete the form using Adobe Reader as not all internet browsers support on screen completion of pdf documents

Applications can be submitted in either format as follows:

Hard-copy: The Head of Academic Services and Registry, National University of Ireland, 49 Merrion Square, Dublin 2

Email: personnel@nui.ie

The National University of Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.


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