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Lay Members of Council

Reference:  70861
Campus:  Hull
Faculty/Area:  Registrar and Secretary
Subject Group/Team:  Registrar and Secretarys Office
Post Type:  Part Time
Closing Date:  Wednesday 29 May 2019

The University of Hull is the 14th oldest university in England, but is modern and vibrant in outlook and approach.  We have key areas of research strength, are deeply committed to delivering an excellent experience to our diverse student body, and are focussed on delivering strongly as an internationally-engaged, civic institution. We play a leading role in supporting the regional agenda, working in partnership with a wide range of public and private sector businesses. We are almost 2,500 people who are ambitious about the future: ours, our staff, our students, our alumni and the world around us. Our stellar research and brilliant teaching are designed to inspire thinking and expand horizons and be forward looking and leading edge in areas as diverse as environmental sciences; social justice and bio-medical sciences. 

To help us achieve our aims we are seeking to make new appointments to our Council which is the overarching governing body of the University with full responsibility for its strategy and direction. Our Lay Members of Council will also play a key role in helping the University to achieve its bold ambitions during what will be a period of challenge and turmoil for the higher education sector. In our 3  new Lay Members we are seeking individuals with the requisite experience to act as critical friends to the University Leadership Team, bringing support and challenge derived from their professional and specialist expertise, as well as their personal networks and background. We are looking for successful strategic leaders with high levels of personal and professional credibility, commercial acumen, personal networks and proven experience in operating at Board level, ideally as a non-executive.  The successful candidates will have an appreciation of good governance and the ability to engage with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders in order to be highly effective ambassadors for the University 

Odgers Berndston are working exclusively with the University of Hull with these appointments. 

For a confidential conversation about these opportunities please contact Kate Penfold on +44(0)207529 1056.

70861-Candidate Brief - Lay Members of Council - University of Hull

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