Feb 262016

Appointment of Independent Members of the Board of Governors

Recruiter: University of Lincoln
Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 Feb 2016
Closes: 31 Mar 2016
Job Function: Board Member
Industry: Education

The University seeks outstanding individuals, with backgrounds in business, the professions, commerce, education, and the public and voluntary sectors, and who have access to a variety of networks and connections, to join its Board of Governors as Independent Members.

The Board of Governors plays a central role in the strategic development and overall performance of the University. Membership of the Board offers a rewarding opportunity to play a key part in enhancing the University’s success and reputation regionally, nationally and internationally.

At the present time, the University is looking for two new Governors, and would be particularly interested in hearing from individuals with expertise and experience in the areas of:

  • The ‘Digital’ / computing world – with the skills to offer support to the University’s ambitions in digital engagement with students and other stakeholders as we develop and modernise our ways of working in order to meet the ever-increasing expectation of digital delivery and access; ideally also  with a track record of maximising returns from capital investment.
  • The Medical world; with experience of administration/management within the healthcare sector; and ideally some previous contact with Higher Education.

The Board would be keen to attract new appointees who have links to the Lincolnshire/regional community; and who have an entrepreneurial background, such as experience of start-up businesses. The Board is committed to diversity in its membership and will especially welcome applications from people from under-represented groups who can contribute towards achieving a balance reflecting societal norms and values.

The role of Governor involves a time commitment in the region of one to two days a month. Independent Members are not paid, but expenses are reimbursed.

The detailed Role Descriptor for Governors can be found at jobs.lincoln.ac.uk

Interested applicants should email their CV and a covering letter outlining how they feel they match the criteria as outlined in the role descriptor to [email protected], no later than the closing date of 31st March 2016.

For further information about the University please visit jobs.lincoln.ac.uk

Closing date for receipt of applications: 31 March 2016.

Job Reference: BOG001


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