Lay Member of the Board of Trustees

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Voluntary plus expenses
16 May 2019
End of advertisement period
20 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Contract type Fixed Term Contract
Working pattern Part time
Salary Voluntary plus expenses
Closing date for applications 20-Jun-2019

The University of Bristol Board of Trustees is looking for one Lay Trustee to join the University's Board of Trustees with terms commencing on 1 January 2020.

The Board of Trustees is the governing body of the University. Members of the Board are charity trustees and their principal responsibilities are to hold the Executive to account for its leadership and management of the University, in an environment of mutual respect and which understands the respective roles of the Board and the Executive.

More information about the Board of Trustees including the Role Description and Code of Conduct can be found at:

Please see the Lay Trustee Candidate Brief 2019 (PDF, 3,534kB) for further details.

To apply, please submit the following:

Curriculum vitae along with a covering letter setting out your motivation and interest in the role and your assessment of how you match the required criteria.

Names and contact details of three referees. Referees will not be approached until the final stages and not without prior permission from the candidates.

All candidates are requested to complete a Diversity Monitoring Form (PDF, 111kB). This will assist the University in monitoring selection decisions to assess whether equality of opportunity is being achieved. Information collated from equal opportunities monitoring will not be used as part of the selection process and will be treated as strictly confidential.

Please email your application to:

The closing date for applications is Thursday 20th June 2019.

For a conversation in confidence please email to arrange a telephone call with a member of the Governance team.

If you require any of this documentation in an alternative format, please contact:

We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world’s leading universities.

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