Inverness College UHI invites applications for its board of management
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Inverness College UHI is hosting an online event to encourage interest in becoming a part of its board of management.
The board has responsibility for the governance and oversight of the work of the College by providing it with strategic leadership, guidance and direction, while developing strong links with key partners, including employers, government, local organisations, schools and industry bodies.
It is looking for people with a wider range of skills and expertise, who understand the value of education and training and want to give back to their community.
In particular, successful applicants will oversee some key work, including implementation of a new strategic plan and organisational developments including change management, hybrid working, distributed leadership, and a new talent management strategy.
Mark Sheridan, interim board of management chairman, said: "This is a crucial point in time for all of us involved in education. Covid-19 and Brexit have forced us all to think differently about how we deliver courses and training for our students and how best we can serve our communities.
"It is also an exciting time in the development of the College and its relationship with the University of the Highlands and Islands. We are looking for experienced board members with a range of expertise to support us in the next stage of that journey.”
Applications are invited from people with experience in accountancy, law, school/higher/further education, risk management, audit, enterprise and entrepreneurship, marketing/media/public relations, and quality.
Board meetings usually take place in the late afternoon and the time commitment is five hours per month, on average.
To support the recruitment campaign, Mr Sheridan and Professor Chris O’Neil, principal and chief executive of the college, are hosting a virtual information event on Wednesday,November 3, between 6pm and 7pm. This will give an opportunity to find out more about the work of the college and board and provide more information to those interested in applying.
To register for a joining link, email Lisa Ross, board secretary, on email@example.com
Further information, including an application form, can be found at www.inverness.uhi.ac.uk/about-us/board-of-management/