Edinburgh College
Edinburgh College

Charity registered in Scotland SC021213

Edinburgh College is one of Scotland's biggest Colleges with around 19,000 students across 4 campuses in Edinburgh and the Lothians. Offering a wide variety of vibrant vocational and academic courses, Edinburgh College provides flexible learning opportunities to suit all learning needs.

Current vacancies

Appointment of Members to the Edinburgh College Board of Management

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 7th October 2021

Do you want to be part of changing the lives of learners, and developing their capabilities for a digital world, and enhancing their opportunities in the South East Scotland Economy? Do you want to be part of reshaping the face of learning to a more blended approach of face-to-face and digital learning, and transitioning the College’s digital and estate infrastructure to meet the needs of the next few years? Then come and join the Board of Management of Edinburgh College.

The Edinburgh College Board of Management currently seeks to fill two upcoming non-executive vacancies before its scheduled meeting on 14 December 2021.

The College would particularly welcome applications from individuals with expertise in one or more of the following fields: Digital, IT infrastructure and cyber-security; Estates and Infrastructure; and/or Economic development and industry.

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.

Applications are also 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 November 2021, following approval from the Minister for Higher Education and Further Education, Youth Employment and Training.

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: To ensure adherence with current Scottish Government’s Covid-19 Protection Level System it is expected that meetings of the Board of Management (and its committees) will continue to take place remotely, via Microsoft Teams, until further notice.