Borders College

Appointment of Chair to Borders College

Scottish Ministers are appointing a new Chair to Borders College.  The appointment will be for up to four years from 3 March 2020.

As Chair, you will establish effective leadership of the Board ensuring that it fulfils its duties, roles and responsibilities, including those as an employer.  You will work in partnership with employers and other regional stakeholders to focus on providing opportunities which meet demand in key industry sectors within the region and beyond, the College ensures that its students develop the right skills and positive attitudes to support the local, regional and national workforce needs, and plays a key role in helping to develop the regional economy.

You should already have board experience and be able to demonstrate experience, knowledge and expertise in all of the following:

  • Impactful strategic leadership
  • Effective governance and accountability which delivers results
  • Working collectively and collaboratively
  • Planning and delivering results

Length of appointment

The appointment will be for up to four years with the possibility of reappointment subject to evidence of effective performance and satisfying the skills and knowledge required at the time of reappointment and beyond.  Reappointment is not automatic.  Any appointment and subsequent reappointment will not exceed a maximum total of eight years.

Remuneration and Expenses

Remuneration rates are related to the turnover and staffing numbers of the college, and are paid monthly in arrears. The daily remuneration rate for this position is £200, up to a maximum total fee of £20,800 per financial year. This appointment is not pensionable.

  • For full details and to apply please click on this link
  • The closing date for applications is 7 January 2020.

Published: Tue 10th Dec, 2019