This newly created position is central to the realisation of The Lir’s new Strategic Plan 2022-2026 which is available here.

The Director of Actor Training & Postgraduate Study will assume the role of Course Director of The Lir’s Bachelor in Acting (Hons) degree, one of The Lir’s two flagship undergraduate degrees. As Director of Postgraduate Study, they will also provide leadership and coordination across our Master in Fine Art degrees in playwrighting, stage design and theatre directing and will lead on the realisation of a new MFA strand in Theatre Producing. The Director of Actor Training & Postgraduate Study will also oversee the work of the Foundation Diploma and Short Courses Director. These three roles were previously fulfilled by the Director of the Lir Academy.

Please see the full job description at this link.

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 is 5pm on Monday, January 9th 2023.

Interviews will be held in Dublin in the week beginning January 16th 2023.

Preferred starting date is on or before February 20th 2023.