May 042017

Glasgow Kelvin College - Board Member

Reference: 1252

Remuneration: unremunerated

Location: Glasgow City

Closing date: 12 May 2017 at midday

Seeking Board Members for Board of Management for Glasgow Kelvin College
(Financial Management and Accountancy Experience preferred skills)

Ref: BM/05/05/17

Glasgow Kelvin College's ethos derives from its commitment to Excellence, Progression and Enterprise. It seeks to provide learning opportunities of the highest quality, which engage learners from the widest range of backgrounds, and support their progression to employment or to further study. It seeks to develop enterprise in individuals – as a core skill for learning, life and work; and to support enterprise in both organisations and communities – by developing the capacity of both employers and employees and of community representatives.

The members of our Board and Committees make an important contribution to Glasgow Kelvin College. They bring experience, knowledge and commitment, enabling them to contribute to the College's strategic direction, governance and continued development. Positions on the Board are voluntary and unpaid, but bring huge rewards to members. Your input can make a real difference to the education and prospects of our learners, and to the wellbeing and success of the Glasgow communities where they live.

We are seeking new members for the Board of Management with a preference for an individual with financial management and accountancy experience which will further strengthen the existing skills of the Board.

The Board seeks to give equal opportunities to all who wish to contribute to the College's success and who have a particular interest in developing Further and Higher Education and improving outcomes for learners. We welcome applications from people from ethnic minority backgrounds, from people with disabilities and from women as these groups are currently under-represented on our Board of Management. Experience in finance/accounting is requested.

Relevant expenses are reimbursed. Board and Committee meetings generally take place late afternoon and early evening with a time commitment of around 15 days per year.

Further Information/How to Apply

If you would like to apply, please complete an application form providing details of why you are interested in becoming a Member of the Board of Management of the College and the expertise, experience and knowledge you can bring to this role.

Completed applications should be returned by 12 noon on Friday, 12 May 2017.

Glasgow Kelvin College welcomes applications irrespective of age, disability, race, colour, nationality or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, political views or trade union membership; and supports flexible work practices. Disabled applicants who meet the essential requirements will be interviewed. The above post will be subject to the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme and as such the successful candidate will be required to make an application for membership under the Scheme.

Application Information

For further information on the College and the role of the Board please visit

A recruitment pack is available from the Human Resources Section – 0141 588 1576 or alternatively by email:  Application packs can also be downloaded from the College website

These appointments are overseen by the Glasgow Colleges’ Regional Board (GCRB).  Further information about GCRB and other opportunities in the region can be found on its website:

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