HISA (Highlands and Islands Students’ Association)
HISA (Highlands and Islands Students’ Association)

Charity registered in Scotland SC046142

The Highlands and Islands Students' Association (HISA) represents around 40,000 students across the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI).


Current vacancies

External Trustee

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Highlands
  • Closing 13th December 2021

HISA is seeking to recruit an External Trustee to join the Trustee Board of the incorporated charity. HISA is a membership organisation aligned with the University of the Highlands and Islands and is the primary representative channel between the University and its students. Our aim is to improve the lives and experiences of all students across the UHI Partnership and we do this through a dedicated team of staff and representative Officers. The Board is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the organisation and ensuring that it is well managed and administrated. External Trustees, of which there are four in total, bring skills, knowledge and experience from other sectors to support and develop HISA to achieve its charitable objectives.

As part of the recruitment process, Appointments & Remuneration Committee have reviewed the current skills and experience of the Trustee Board and are seeking applications from candidates with the following areas of knowledge and experience.

  • Communications, Marketing and Engagement.
  • Commercial Development
  • Corporate Governance
  • Human Resources

We are seeking a committed and engaged individual who will be able to contribute up to 2 days per month to the role. We also welcome applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and from typically under-represented groups within our communities. We also encourage applications from the Highlands and Islands area.

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