Job DescriptionWith roots going back to 1828, Sheffield is one of the UK?s leading research-intensive universities with an international reputation for excellence. We are a values-led institution with global purpose and a reputation for the provision of outstanding research, teaching and student experience. We are committed to changing the world for the better through the power and application of ideas and knowledge.
Our governing body, the Council, plays a significant role in ensuring the effective governance and success of the University. In a rapidly changing external environment and with an increasing emphasis on regulation and accountability, Council business is growing in complexity. We are therefore looking to appoint up to three exceptional external Council Members who will make a significant contribution to the University?s future direction of travel and to the effective operation of Council.
We are seeking individuals with outstanding strategic leadership experience, gained in the public, private or voluntary sectors, who will be able to provide expertise valuable to the governing body. Expressions of interest from individuals with experience in and/or knowledge of finance, marketing/communications and the Higher Education arena are particularly welcomed. A strong personal commitment to the values, aims and objectives of the University is also essential.
For further information on the Council Member positions, including details of how to apply, please visit www.odgers.com/60898
Closing date: 5pm Friday 31 March 2017
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