Charity registered in Scotland SC030809
Glasgow Science Centre (GSC) is one of Scotland’s must-see visitor attractions. Our mission is to promote science and technology through thought provoking, fun and exciting experiences that inspire all to explore and understand the world around them.
Glasgow Science Centre (GSC) is one of Scotland’s must see visitor attractions. Our mission is to be an essential bridge between citizens, science and technology. We inspire people of all ages to explore and understand the world around them, to discover and enjoy science and understand its relevance to their own lives.
We are recruiting for a Community Learning Coordinator to work within the Glasgow Science Centre Community Learning and Development team, to implement the Community Learning Programme in accordance with the CLD strategy. This involves development and delivery of the programme and building relationships and partnerships within communities across Glasgow, with the aim of impacting on Social Change through science learning.
Glasgow Science Centre (GSC) is a registered Scottish Charity and a 5-star visitor attraction dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of science to our well-being, our economy and our society.
Our vision is a Scotland where all people value science and technology to inform decision making, empower individuals and enrich lives.
Our mission is to be an essential bridge between citizens and science and technology. We inspire people of all ages to explore and understand the world around them, to discover and enjoy science and understand its relevance to their own lives.
We are seeking to recruit at least two new Trustees. Whether you are an experienced Trustee or hoping to take your first step at Board level, we would like to hear from you.
The role of a Trustee is to direct the affairs of the charity through efficient, effective and accountable governance, ensuring that the organisation is professionally run and acts in accordance with its stated aims and objectives. Trustees are responsible for ensuring GSC has a clear vision, mission and strategy which fulfils its purposes, to support and challenge the Executive Team in delivering that strategy and to ensure the good governance of the charity.
We are looking for outstanding individuals motivated to inspire and empower people through learning and engagement with science, and who are excited by the ambitious programme of change we are embarking on at GSC.
We are particularly interested in applications from individuals with the following backgrounds, skills, knowledge and experience:
We encourage applications from everyone, however particularly welcome applications from areas of current under-representation on our board including women, people from minority ethnic backgrounds, disabled people and people under the age of fifty.
The Board meet for 2 hours on a Monday morning, four times a year (normally February, May, September and November) at Glasgow Science Centre, 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow. Some Trustees also sit on Board subcommittees (Audit, Finance, Nominations and Remuneration) and various ad hoc Working Groups, which meet 2 to 3 times a year.