Board of Management

Edinburgh College

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Job Description


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 particularly welcome applications from individuals with relevant legal expertise, to support effective scrutiny of documentation and challenge at Board level, and/or current or recent experience in either the public sector, third sector or community engagement initiatives.

Applications are also welcome 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 March 2018, following approval from the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning.

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.

Location: Meetings of the Board will normally be held in Edinburgh at one of the College’s four campuses: Granton, Sighthill, Milton Road and Midlothian.

Interviews: Interviews will be held on 29 January 2018 in Edinburgh.

Further Information: If you would like to find out more about the role, you are welcome to contact the Governance Advisor, Marcus Walker on Tel. 0131 344 7048, or by emailing


How to Apply: Please find attached at the end of this advert, the Board Application & Monitoring Form, which should be submitted via email to:, or by post to: Marcus Walker, Governance Advisor, Edinburgh College, 24 Milton Road East, Edinburgh, EH15 2PP.

Full details of the criteria to be met for the positions are contained in the person specification, which forms part of the application pack found attached at the end of this advert. Also included in the pack is more detailed information about recent Scottish Government led changes to the college sector and the Edinburgh College Board of Management.


Completed applications must be received by 5pm on Wednesday, 10 January 2018.


**Please note, only the Board Application and Monitoring Form will be accepted when applying for the outlined position on the Board. Please do not complete/submit a ‘myjobscotland’ application form**

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