Board of management

June 2018

Inverness College UHI Board of Management was established under the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 1992. Board membership includes non-executive members drawn from the community, and executive members comprising the Principal, elected members from teaching and support staff and two student members.non executive Board members serve on a voluntary basis without remuneration.

The role of the Board of Management is as follows:

Every College in Scotland should be headed by an effective Board of Management, which is unambiguously and collectively responsible for overseeing the College’s activities, determining its future direction and fostering an environment in which the College Mission is achieved and the potential of all learners is maximised. The Board of Management must ensure compliance with the statutes, ordinances and provisions relating to the College and its framework of governance and, subject to these, take all final decisions on matters of fundamental concern to the College and be accountable for these.

Board Members

WE ARE SEEKING A CO-OPTED MEMBER TO JOIN OUR FINANCE AND GENERAL PURPOSES COMMITTEE

Inverness College UHI offers training, education and skills development opportunities from access to PhD level. In recent years, the College has gone from strength to strength, growing provision, diversifying income streams and achieving several awards and external validation of its progress. The College plays a significant role in encouraging individual attainment and driving economic and community development. It is an exciting time to be part of Inverness College UHI.

Inverness College UHI Board of Management is looking for a qualified accountant to strengthen the financial and accounting expertise on our Finance and General Purposes Committee (F&GP). The committee has overall responsibility for the direction and oversight of the College’s financial affairs. 

As a co-opted member you would share our commitment to providing the best possible learning experience to our students and bring your knowledge and expertise to help the College address the needs of students, individuals, employers, business and industry in Inverness and the surrounding area.

The Committee meets quarterly, in September, December, March and June and it is estimated that the time commitment will be around 30 hours per annum, which includes preparation for and attendance at meetings, as well as induction and relevant briefings as a new member.

Information on the Board of Management and a number of reference documents which may be of interest can be found below.

Any questions about the position should be directed to Fiona Ambrose, Secretary to the Board of Management –  email fiona.ambrose.ic@uhi.ac.uk or Telephone 01463 273511.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to join Inverness College UHI, please complete the application form below, stating why you are interested in this co-opted position and a brief resume of your career to date (500 words max) and send to the e mail address above. Closing date Wednesday 19 December 2018

Articles of Governance

  1. Scottish Government Constitution Guide
  2. Standing Orders
  3. Terms of Reference
  4. Scheme of Delegation
  5. Code of Conduct for members of the Board of Management
  6. Financial memorandum between University of the Highlands and Islands and Inverness College UHI
  7. Rules for the election of staff members to the Board of Management

Board Evaluation

Financial

Administration