External Trustees, Bath Spa University Students’ Union

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Bath Spa University Students Union have a number of really exciting opportunities to use your skills, knowledge and experience to make a positive difference to the lives of students at the University. Students’ Unions are independent charities with trustee boards like no other; with a fast pace of change and a closeness to beneficiaries that make this a unique and rewarding experience that can add to your own professional or personal development.

External Trustees

The University are looking for external trustees who would relish the idea of giving something back and supporting the next generation. In particular they are looking for trustees with experience of:

  • Higher Education, in particular the drivers of student experience
  • Audit and Governance
  • Legal knowledge of company/charity law
  • Community relations

This experience may have been gained in the public, private or ‘not for profit’ sectors. You would work closely with the CEO and officers to share your expertise. Each External Trustee is appointed to the Board and its sub committees for terms of 4 years. In total this requires attendance at 6-8 meetings per year. The roles are voluntary, although expenses are paid.

For more information about the role and how to apply please read the Candidate Information Pack. For an informal discussion about the role please contact the CEO, Sarah Dawes at s.dawes@bathspa.ac.uk

Closing date MIDNIGHT on 30th APRIL 2019.

Interviews will be held in w/c 13th May 2019.