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This appointment is closed and is displayed for reference only. 


Remuneration:£34,320 per financial year 

Location:Glasgow City  

Closing date:13 October 2017 at midnight 



In August 2014, the three Glasgow colleges - City of Glasgow College, Glasgow Clyde College and Glasgow Kelvin College - were assigned to the Regional Board.

The Glasgow Colleges’ Regional Board is responsible for securing the coherent provision of high quality fundable higher and further education in Glasgow’s colleges. It is also responsible for strategic planning of college provision across the Glasgow region, the monitoring of performance and the allocation of funding to colleges within the region.

Term of appointment

The appointment will be for up to four years from the date of appointment.

On the expiry of the appointment, the successful candidate is eligible for reappointment subject to evidence of effective performance, satisfying the requirements of the person specification for the role at the time of reappointment; and Ministerial approval.  The combined length of an appointment cannot exceed eight years. Reappointment is not automatic.

Time commitment

It is anticipated that you will devote up to 2 days per week to performing your functions as and when required, up to a maximum of 104 days per year.  Whilst the majority of Board meetings will take place in the local area, you will be required to attend meetings, representing the board, in other venues across Scotland from time to time. Your time will mainly be spent attending meetings, reading documents, evening and weekend events and contributing to national debate and policy development relating to post-16 education, as well as keeping abreast of the wider context to address sector wide issues..

Remuneration and allowances

Remuneration rates are related to the turnover and staffing numbers of the college, and are paid monthly in arrears. The daily remuneration rate for this position is £330, up to a maximum total fee of £34,320 per financial year.   Expenses incurred as a result of carrying out the duties of the appointment including reasonable travel and subsistence, and dependant carer and childcare expenses will be reimbursed.


You will be based at the City of Glasgow College, 190 Cathedral Street, Glasgow G4 0RF.

Interviews will take place in Glasgow on Thursday 9th November 2017.

Further information:  Full details of the experience, knowledge and skills required for this appointment are contained in the Applicant Information Pack.  You can access the pack via the link below.

Closing date for applications is Friday 13th October 2017.

For full information on the appointment, please read the Applicant Information Pack accessed via the link below.

Appointed on merit; committed to diversity and equality.

Application Information

Please apply online.  If you experience any difficulties accessing our website, or in the event that you require a word version of the application form, please contact the Public Appointments Team on (Freephone) 0300 244 1898, by email atPA_Applications_Mailbox@gov.scot, or by writing to the Public Appointments Team, Scottish Government, Area 3F North, Victoria Quay, Edinburgh EH6 6QQ.


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