Job reference: 002243
Location: London Senate House
Closing date: 20/02/2023
Salary: Not Applicable
Employment type: Other
Department: Board of Trustees
Hours Per Week:: Not Specified
Independent Member of the Board of Trustees, University of London
The University of London is seeking to appoint to a vacancy of independent member of the Board of Trustees. The successful candidate will join the Board of Trustees in summer 2023 to serve a term of office of four years, with the possibility of reappointment for a second term.
The University of London is the UK's leading provider of digital and blended distance education internationally, offering programmes to 45,000 students in 190 countries around the world. Although proudly rooted in London, our community and impact are global.
We are a national leader in the humanities, and we promote their value to society and the economy through knowledge creation and exchange.
We are also a federation of 17 esteemed higher education institutions, with collaboration at the heart of our ethos. The University of London federation is a collective community of more than 240,000 learners and 50,000 staff, delivering world-leading research across all disciplines.
Applicants for this trustee role are expected to demonstrate proven leadership skills gained at board level in the private, public, or voluntary sectors; a strong commitment to higher education; an understanding of the complexity of university governance and of the political and economic context in which the University operates; and an ability to take a strategic University-wide vision.
For this vacancy, the University is particularly keen to hear from candidates who are a qualified accountant with demonstrable experience of audit.
The University of London is keen to ensure that the University's commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion is reflected in the backgrounds and experiences of the members of the Board of Trustees. The University would be particularly interested in applications from women, people from black and minority ethnic communities, the LGBT+ community and from disabled people.
Details of how to apply for this position are included in the candidate information pack