06/06/14

06/06/2014 : Minister Deenihan advertises for Board members for the Board of Governors and Guardians of the National Gallery of Ireland

Friday, 6th June—Jimmy Deenihan T.D., Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht has published an advert on the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht website seeking expressions of interest in filling a number of vacancies on the Board of Governors and Guardians of the National Gallery of Ireland.

The advert seeks expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced persons for non-executive positions on Board of Governors and Guardians of the National Gallery of Ireland.   The different skill sets required on the Board of Governors and Guardians of the National Gallery of Ireland include:

  • Financial Experience
  • Legal Experience
  • Business Experience
  • Communications Skills
  • Academic/Education Experience
  • Governance Experience
  • Fundraising or Philanthropic Skills
  • Cultural/Artistic Experience
  • Public Interest Experience

The advert can be seen on the website of the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht at:

http://www.ahg.gov.ie/arts/arts-publications/

Minister Deenihan stated:

This is an exciting opportunity for suitable and experienced people to help shape the future of this wonderful National Cultural Institution.  We are seeking to widen the pool of suitable candidates for consideration for appointment to this body.

Interested persons should state their area of expertise, relevant experience and qualifications, and also set out clearly any actual or potential conflicts of interest if they were to be appointed to this Board.

The Code of Practice for the Governance of State Bodies: http://govacc.per.gov.ie/files/2012/03/codepractstatebod09.pdf    includes a description of the role and responsibilities of Directors.

The Minister may appoint persons from outside the expressions of interest received in response to this advertisement.

Expressions of interest should be sent by email to tadhg.oshea@ahg.gov.ie or in writing to Tadhg O’Shea, Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, New Road, Killarney, County Kerry to be received no later than 5.00pm., Wednesday 25th June 2014.

ENDS

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