University is seeking applications from suitably experienced individuals
wishing to join the University’s governing body, the University Court, as lay
(i.e. external) members.
positions are not open to University staff or students.
bring the following advert to the attention of anyone you know who fits our
criteria and may be interested in contributing their skills, knowledge and
experience to help shape the strategic direction and future success of Edinburgh
Appointment of External Governors
individuals are being sought to serve on Edinburgh Napier University's
governing body, the University Court.
Court membership represents a unique opportunity to help shape the work of one
of Scotland's most ambitious and progressive universities, currently ranked the
top modern university in Scotland.
will have a strong commitment to higher education and will bring significant
experience of operating at a senior level in any business or organisation in
the private, public or not-for-profit environments.
are particularly seeking to recruit a convenor and further member to join
Court’s Finance & Property Committee with the following experience:
the convenor role, a recognised accounting qualification (Chartered, Certified
or Cost and Management) and a track record in a senior leadership role at
director or partner level in either a commercial environment or at a
professional firm. Following a handover period with the current incumbent,
the successful candidate will take on the convenor role in August 2023
the second role, candidates are sought who have a track record in commercial
banking – either as a banking professional or with front line treasury
management experience including relationship management with banks and other
providers of finance
University is committed to achieving a diverse governing body and welcomes
applications from all suitably experienced individuals, particularly those who
would further enhance its diversity. In view of Court’s current lay member
gender balance, applications from women are particularly welcome.
posts are part-time (around 12-15 working days per annum) voluntary
opportunities for an initial term of four years.
information, including full role description and person specification, is
available at: http://staff.napier.ac.uk/courtmember.
apply, send a full CV and supporting statement outlining your relevant
experience and the contribution you would make to the University to firstname.lastname@example.org by 14
arrange an informal discussion about the roles, contact David Cloy via email@example.com.