Job Vacancy | Head of Collections and Research at The National Gallery of Ireland

the_national_gallery1Closing date for receipt of applications: Monday 21 November, 4pm

The National Gallery of Ireland is Ireland’s major national cultural institution devoted to the collection and care of fine art. The Gallery houses the most representative collection of historic Irish art. The national collection and archives are important resources for access by anyone with an interest in art and art education. Its associated disciplines play an important role supporting the work of the library, archives, exhibitions, conservation, registration, education and research staff. Funded mainly by the State, the Gallery employs more than 100 staff and provides free access to the public 361 days a year.

The Gallery wishes to recruit a Head of Collections and Research to lead the Curatorial, Conservation, Library, Archive, Exhibitions and Collection Services departments. This is a unique opportunity to develop and shape, in consultation with the Director and other members of the senior management team, the expansion of the national collection so that it is relevant and accessible to a wide range of audiences both nationally and internationally. See full job description of Head of Collections and Research here: 2016_head-of-collections-research

Contract Duration: Permanent Full-Time

How to apply: Interested applicants should send a cover letter and curriculum vitae (in MS Word only) in strictest confidence to Maeve Hosey, HR Partner, Merrion Square West, Dublin 2 or alternatively via email to .References (contact details) must be available upon request. Please state Head of Collections & Research on application. Candidates should note that panels may be formed from which future positions may be filled.

National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Square West, Dublin 2
T: +353 1 661 5133

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