Appointment of External Governors (Part Time, Voluntary)

External members sought  (Positions are not open to University staff or students)

Date posted

16 May 2018


Outstanding individuals are being sought to serve on Edinburgh Napier University's governing body, the University Court.

Lay Court membership represents a unique opportunity to help shape the work of one of Scotland's most ambitious and progressive universities. 

You will have a strong commitment to higher education and will bring significant experience of operating at a senior level in any business or organisation in the private, public or not-for-profit environments. 

At the present time we are ideally seeking to recruit two individuals with specific skillsets to help support the work of the Court:

A legal practitioner specialising in property law

An individual with significant senior strategic leadership experience of corporate resource management gained in a large and complex organisation.

We are committed to achieving a diverse governing body and endeavour to appoint people who enhance this diversity where possible. All appointments are made on merit.

These posts are part-time (around 12 working days per annum) voluntary opportunities for an initial term of 4 years.

Further information, including full role description and person specification, is available at: To apply please send a full CV and supporting statement outlining your relevant experience and the contribution you would make to the University to:

David Cloy, Secretary to Court

Closing date: 21/6/2018

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact David Cloy