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The University of Worcester is seeking to appoint new independent members of its governing body.

We are a dynamic and fast-growing University community that prides itself on its inclusivity, innovative and inspirational teaching, research and leadership throughout the organization. We are seeking applications from high achieving strategic thinkers, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills, awareness of public accountability and and whose personal values align with those of the University. During this recruitment round, we are seeking in particular applications from committed candidates with significant experience in the following areas:

· Alumni relations and development work

· IT

· Law

The University is committed to promoting diversity throughout the organization and expressions of interest from women, members of minority group or those with a disability would be particularly welcome.

The governing body comprises 21 members of whom 15 are independent non-executive members, who each bring significant professional, business and educational experience of working at a senior level in their chosen field. As the University is a charity, members of the board are the trustees. They have oversight of the educational character, reputation, mission and strategy of the University, with specific responsibilities for financial sustainability probity and the effective use of resources.

Independent members do not receive a salary, but their training, development and travel costs associated with the role are reimbursed and they enjoy the benefits of participating actively in University events and directly contributing to the continued success of the University.

If you would like to learn more about becoming an independent Board member, please follow this link http://www.worcester.ac.uk/discover/governors.html Information about the University and its strategic plan, can be found here: http://www.worcester.ac.uk/documents/university-worcester-strat-plan-2013-18.pdf

Applicants are asked to submit a full CV with a covering letter outlining their reasons for applying and suitability for the role referencing the role description and person specification provided on our website.  Applications should be sent to Dr. Simone Clarke (Clerk to the Board): simone.clarke@worc.ac.uk.

Closing date: Friday 24 Mar 2017

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