External Trustees for Marjon Students’ Union
Marjon Students’ Union (MSU) is seeking an external and alumni trustee to join their trustee board.
MSU strives to be the Student Voice of a unique educational establishment and to further enhance student experience and cater to student needs, from representation, recreation, resistance, entertainment, to welfare. Its continuity, financial stability and academic and welfare services have served the institution and its students resolutely over the years and aspire to do so for many years to come.
Marjon Student Union is seeking to improve its Board diversity to ensure that a range of voices are heard and reflect the community of Plymouth Marjon University. As such we particularly welcome applications from people of the following backgrounds:
· People of Colour
· Trans and Non-Binary
· Disabled Applicants
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Marjon Student Union Website
For further information please e-mail Mick Davies the MSU General Manager, or send through a CV and a Covering Letter.
Closing date for applications is Friday 23rd October 2020
With interviews scheduled for w/c 26th October 2020
Experience of operating strategically and inputting into strategic plans
Experience of setting strategy, monitoring targets and scrutinising/evaluating performance
Experience of financial management and legal and compliance matters
Understanding and practical experience of governance, compliance and policy setting
Experience of operating as part of a successful team
Ability and willingness to devote the necessary time and effort to Marjon Student Union
Willingness to demonstrate the values of Marjon Student Union
Knowledge of trusteeship and/or scrutiny overview
Understanding of Students’ Unions/Universities and the Higher Education sector
Understanding of relevant legislation in relation to students’ unions including the Charity Act 2010 and the Higher Education Act 1994
Experience of, or significant exposure to boards
An interest in Student Experience/Higher Education
Able to attend 4-6 meetings a year
Alumni TrusteeTo have left the university (student, officer or staff) before July 2017
1. Finance expertise; ideally with a knowledge of auditing small business and charities.
2. Human Resource Management expertise; ideally in managing small charities.
3. Legal expertise; ideally in contract law.
4. Academia; ideally in/at a doctoral or professorial level fluent in HE industry with an interest in Student Voice & Student Experience issues.
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