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Location:Edinburgh, City of 

Closing date:05 August 2020 at midnight 

The Edinburgh College Board of Management currently seeks to fill two non-executive vacancies by 22 September 2020.

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.

The College would also welcome applications from individuals with relevant expertise in the following areas: (i) Human Resources and Organisational Development; and/or, (ii) Relevant aspects of Scots Law (including contract and commercial law).

Applications are encouraged from groups currently under-represented on Scotland’s public bodies.

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 22 September 2020, following approval from the Cabinet Secretary for Further Education, Higher Education and Science.

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 26 August 2020.

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 and can be found here: 

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*Please note that this is not a regulated public appointment, therefore the Public Appointments Team are unable to answer any queries in relation to this vacancy, please contact the Board directly*

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