University Secretary

London (GB)
04 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
02 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

University of Greenwich
University Secretary
£competitive | London

The University of Greenwich has an excellent and growing reputation for the high quality of our work.  Greenwich is a special place of scholarship where people achieve extraordinary things because of the transformative nature of our inspired teaching and research.  

Our new strategic plan commits us to excellence in learning and teaching, research and enterprise, and student and staff experiences.  We want to be known as one of London’s most exciting places to study and work.

The University Secretary is a key member of our senior leadership team and Clerk to the governing body, the Court.  The role reports to the Chair of Court on governance matters and to the Vice–Chancellor on executive issues.

They will ensure the effective and smooth operation of the Court, providing support and guidance to both the Chair and the committees.  In addition they co-ordinate executive services for compliance, risk, legal and governance on behalf of the Vice-Chancellor.  

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of the current external HE landscape and knowledge of best practice in HE governance. They will be able to demonstrate a track record of providing high level strategic advice to a range of senior key stakeholders, in an organisation of comparable scale and complexity.  

They will have outstanding communication skills, excellent judgement, with the ability to maintain and develop productive relationships with the Board and executive equally.  

Closing date:  Monday 2nd October 2017 at 5pm 
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