Arts and Culture Officer
University College Cork

Arts & Culture Officer, Office of the Vice-President for External Relations

Specific Purpose Whole Time Post
(anticipated duration of 5 Years)

UCC wishes to appoint to the role of Arts and Culture Officer. Reporting to the Vice President for External Relations, the Arts and Culture Officer will develop and lead projects to support the University in the delivery of objectives in the cultural and creative arena as defined in the University’s strategic plan.

The main focus of this role is to position University College Cork domestically and internationally as one of Ireland’s leading third level institutions for cultural initiatives and the creative arts. The Arts and Culture Officer will develop, lead and implement key strategic projects including the identification of key partners, selection of novel initiatives and the development of key relationships to ensure the professional delivery of the cultural and creative arts priorities of the university’s strategic plan.

Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Dr. Rónán Ó Dubhghaill, Vice President for External Relations. Tel: +353 21 4903600. E-mail:
University College Cork is committed to being a fully inclusive global university which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) are core values under our UCC 2022 Strategic Plan . UCC holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advancing equality in higher education. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of age, care-giving status, disability, ethnicity, gender and/or gender identity or expression status, nationality, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion/creed, and/or sexual orientation. We are committed to supporting all staff through flexible working schemes, family-friendly policies, training and development, and staff networks. We value the enrichment that comes from a diverse community and seek to promote equality, prevent discrimination and protect the human rights of each individual in line with equality legislation. We encourage applicants to consult our Dignity and Respect Policy and learn more about our EDI related initiatives .

University College Cork is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage you to reach out to us directly should you require assistance or reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process.

Appointment may be made on the Admin I (Grade 7) Salary Scale: €72,946 - €96,093 (Scale B) / €70,437 - €91,287 (Scale A)

Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy.

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal ( Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to, quoting the job-title.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Tuesday, 14th June 2022

No late applications will be accepted.


Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector

Contact Person : Dr Rónán Ó Dubhghaill

Contact Email :

Job ID : 056611

Contact Number : +353 21 4903600

Close Date : 14-Jun-2022 12:00

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