Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an extraordinary place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work.
Financially strong and seriously ambitious, we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.
About the role
Our Governance Services team is central to the delivery of our University's strategic aims. It supports the University by delivering a governance framework which allows the University to achieve its mission: empowering people across the globe to achieve their potential, making a positive contribution to society and delivering excellence and opportunities for our students, staff, and region.
As the leader of our Governance Services team, you will influence senior leaders, promote good governance, provide strategic advice, and support the dissemination of best governance practice. You will be a subject expert and the critical first point of contact and reference for senior colleagues and Governors on governance matters. You will deliver a high-quality corporate governance function to Governing Council and build strong working relationships to facilitate the flow of business and effective decision-making, particularly between Governing Council and the Vice-Chancellor’s Executive, exercising appropriate challenge, sound judgement, and calm authority.
As well as competitive pay scales, we offer generous holiday entitlement. We also offer opportunities for further salary progression based on performance, and the opportunity to join a contributory pension scheme.
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Closing date: Sunday 31 October 2021
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect.