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Ref no:
Edinburgh, EH15 2PQ
£0 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Part Time
1.5 day per month

This position has expired.


The Edinburgh College Board of Management currently seeks to fill four non-executive vacancies before its scheduled meeting on 28 March 2023 and for an initial term of 3 years.

The Board of Management would particularly welcome applications from individuals with experience in one or more of the following fields: 

  • Two Non-Executive Directors, one who would be Chair of the Audit and Risk Assurance Committee. Preferably candidates will have a formal Accounting Qualification, ideally combined with relevant experience in the fields of accountancy, Audit and Risk Assurance Committee experience or financial management.
  • Two further Non-Executive Directors with any of the following experience: Education and training (across Further or Higher Education, School or other training providers), SME and local business / enterprise, and/or expertise within an area of the College curriculum.

Application Pack: Applicants are advised to consider the attached Edinburgh College Board Application Pack (PDF) prior to applying.

Application Form: If you wish to apply, please complete the attached Edinburgh College Board Application / Monitoring Form (Word doc.)

Completed applications must be submitted via email directly to the Clerk to the Board ( by midnight on Wednesday 11th January 2023.

**Please note, a completed My Jobs Scotland Application Form cannot be accepted for this position. To apply for the advertised role please ensure the attached Edinburgh College Board Application / Monitoring Form is completed**

Time Commitment: During the first year of appointment, it is anticipated you may need to devote an average of 1.5 days per month.

Remuneration: All Non-Executive roles are non-remunerated. Incidental expenses will be reimbursed.

Appointment details: Appointments to the Board of Management will come into effect from 21 March 2023, following approval from the Minister for Higher Education and Further Education, Youth Employment and Training.

The appointment will be for a period up to 3 years, with the possibility of re-appointment subject to evidence of effective performance and to satisfying the requirements of the person specification for the role at the time of re-appointment.

Interviews: Interviews will be held on 3rd and 8th February 2023.

Further Information: If you would like to find out more about the role, you are welcome to contact the Board Secretary, Marcus Walker on Tel. 0131 297 9326, or by emailing

Full details of the criteria to be met for the positions are contained in the person specification, which forms part of the application pack (see attached PDF). Also included in the pack is more detailed information about the role of Scotland’s colleges and the Edinburgh College Board of Management.