Independent Board Members

We welcome applications from all sections of the community and value diversity in our workforce.

Job Summary:

The terms of office of four of our independent governors are coming to an end in 2019 and 2020. AECC University College is seeking to appoint four independent members to the Board of Governors. In addition we shall be looking to appoint a new Chair of the Board of Governors, Chair of Audit & Risk Assurance Committee and Chair of Finance & General Purposes Committee in the near future. This will be an exciting, challenging and rewarding time as AECC moves forward with expansion of its provision. This is an excellent opportunity to make a significant contribution to help an expanding new University College develop and increase inter-professional collaboration.
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How to apply? 

A letter of application and CV should be sent to the Clerk to the Board, AECC University College, Parkwood Campus, Parkwood Road, Bournemouth, BH5 2DF or via email to gsanger-stevens@aecc.ac.uk.

The closing date: 31st May 2019.
Interviews: between 10 and 21 June 2019, other dates may be available if required.

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AECC University College

 

Having gained a Silver TEF rating, 100% student satisfaction according to NSS results (2018) and a 99% student employment record (2017), the University College has enjoyed considerable recent success. The institution’s newly launched School of Psychology, Sports and Physical Activity, sits 

 

alongside its established provision in Chiropractic and Diagnostic Ultrasound education and training. AECC University College also has a long established Clinic facility providing placements for student healthcare professionals in their final stages of training at the AECC University College.

About the role

We are looking for candidates to work at Board level with experience of contributing to the shaping of strategy and review of performance objectives, who have the ability to maintain a strategic focus, and challenge management decision-making processes and outcomes. Candidates will have a range of skills including a well-developed commercial acumen and the ability to understand and interpret financial information. The following areas of expertise have been identified as priorities that will add immediate value to the Board:

  • Higher Education – experience in Higher Education at a senior level with knowledge of learning, teaching and quality assurance
  • Legal – experience of legal frameworks, contract law, employment law, litigation
  • Finance – financial / accountancy / audit experience at a senior level
  • Commercialisation – marketing and enterprise experience at director level both UK and internationally
  • IT – systems and digital learning experience and innovation
  • Health – non-executive experience on an NHS trust Board
  • Estates – Estates management and development 

 

 

 

 

Members of the Board are expected to contribute approximately ten to fourteen days a year; the Board meets four times a year and most committees meet three or four times a year. The roles are not remunerated, although reasonable expenses are reimbursed. AECC University College is committed to equality and diversity and hopes these roles will appeal to those from all sections of the community. The institution welcomes applicants from BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) backgrounds as well as women as they are both currently under-represented at this level.

 

Please contact the Principal, Lesley Haig, or the Clerk to the Board, Gabi Sanger-Stevens for an informal discussion (01202 436200). A brief history of AECC University College and the governor role and person specification are available on the website.

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