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Granton Campus, 350 West Granton Road, EH5 1QE
£0 per year
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Position Type:
Part Time
1.5 day per month


The Edinburgh College Board of Management currently seeks to fill two non-executive vacancies before its scheduled meeting on 14 June 2022.

The Board of Management would particularly welcome applications from individuals with experience in one or more of the following fields: Community engagement; working with young people; the voluntary sector; and Local business / enterprise.

We are looking for individuals with a strong commitment to changing lives and an understanding of the value of education. You will be part of a dynamic and influential Board following a period of considerable change and emerging opportunity for Edinburgh and its students. We are particularly looking to attract candidates with experience of:

· relevant education.

· industry, commerce, finance, the third sector, local authorities, or trade unions; or,

· the region (or part of it) and its needs.

Applications are also encouraged from groups currently under-represented on Scotland’s public bodies, including applicants from a BAME background.

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 Thursday 7 April 2022.

**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 25 May 2022, following approval from the Minister for Higher Education and Further Education, Youth Employment and Training.

The appointment will be for a period up to 4 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 remotely on 29 April 2022.

Further Information: If you would like to find out more about the role, you are welcome to contact the Clerk to the Board and Governance Advisor, 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.

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