Appointment of Part-Time Voluntary External Governors

Wanted: New Talent

Date posted

12 May 2016


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 senior level strategic management experience gained in business, the public sector or not-for-profit environments.

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

  • An individual with significant senior level experience in property management and development who would also join Court’s Finance & Property Committee
  • An individual with significant senior level experience of leading business planning, growth and development in a large organisation who may also be invited to join Court’s Finance & Property Committee
  • An individual with senior level experience in the area of media and communication.

We would welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons, however applications from women, who are currently under-represented on Court, are particularly welcome. The appointment will be made on merit.

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

Further information 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, Assistant University Secretary and Clerk to Court

Extended closing date: 16/6/2016