Mar 032021

Board Member - Forth Valley College

Reference: 3896
Remuneration: No remuneration, however relevant expenses would be reimbursed
Location: Falkirk
Closing date: 08 March 2021 at midday

Forth Valley College is committed to “Making Learning Work” in Further and Higher Education across the Forth Valley area and beyond. We are currently inviting expressions of interest for


The College is seeking to appoint three individuals to serve as full Board Members who can also contribute to the activities of the various Board Committees.

As an organisation that strongly reflects our local communities, we are seeking a diverse range of individuals with the skills and experience to enhance the activities and accountabilities of our Board.

If you are unsure whether serving on a Board would be of interest, or if you would like more information, the College Development Network has developed free online resources which can be accessed at https://getintogovernance.cdn.ac.uk/

We would especially welcome applications from ethnic minorities or individuals with a disability to reflect the broader demographics of the Forth Valley area.

Of particular interest would be individuals with skills and experience in operational and strategic management. In addition, interest in or experience of emerging digital skills, driving commercialism within the public sector, environmental issues, particularly decarbonisation; and/or legal and governance matters would be advantageous.

Membership in the Board of Management will allow individuals to contribute to a College with over 13,000 students a year, a College with over 600 staff members and a College that has a justified reputation for excellence in the Forth Valley, Scottish and UK educational sectors.

Membership is non-remunerated and would require that individuals attend meetings of the Board and its Committees (around eight meetings per year, in the daytime or early evening).  Relevant expenses would be reimbursed.

For more information and to apply, please visit – https://www.forthvalley.ac.uk/about-us/governance/board-of-management/

or contact

Alison Stewart
Vice Principal Finance and Corporate Affairs
Forth Valley College of Further and Higher Education
Grangemouth Road
Telephone: 01324 403210

Closing Date for Applications is Monday 8 March 2021 at noon

Interviews will occur on either the afternoon of Monday 15 or Tuesday 16 March. Interviews will be via Zoom

Application Information

* Please note that this is not a regulated public appointment, please contact the Board directly if you have any queries *

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