Monday 22 July 2019

National Archives of Ireland seeks new Director

The National Archives of Ireland (NAI) is seeking a new Director to manage the day-to-day leadership, strategic development and operational management of the archives.

The NAI premises in Bishop Street, Dublin
This is an exciting and challenging time for the NAI as the repository is currently undergoing a major redevelopment of new purpose-built storage facilities at its premises in Bishop Street, Dublin 8. The new Director will have a significant role in managing these developments and implementing future plans which will see the development of education and outreach facilities.

Other responsibilities for the new Director will be in leading, developing and overseeing policy formulation and implementation in the modern information and digital age. The NAI launched a new website earlier this year, and provides free public access to genealogical collections and makes regular contributions to the Decade of Centenaries project.

The new Director will be required to lead the NAI as it continues the preservation and digitisation of its National Collections and makes them available to the public.

The position of Director will be for a five-year fixed term contract and will be filled through an open competition. You'll find further information on the role and details of how to apply on .

Closing date is Thursday 8 August.