Oxford Brookes is one of the UK’s leading modern universities and enjoys an international reputation for teaching excellence and innovation as well as strong links with business and industry. We shape tomorrow through our unique blend of the modern and the traditional, embracing diversity, seeking out the new and excelling in education and research. Our 2035 Strategy sets out a bold and ambitious vision under the guiding principles of inclusivity, confidence, enterprising creativity, connectedness, and generosity of spirit.
We are now seeking two Independent Governors to join our Board who will help us fulfil our role in shaping the character and strategy of our university, supporting, and holding to account the executive and ensuring the effective governance and scrutiny of all institutional activity. Used to working in a fast moving, competitive environment, you will be agile, change orientated and know how to work through others to ensure that all parts of Oxford Brookes University continue to flourish.
Eager to seek balance on our Board, we are particularly interested in applicants with expertise in one or more of the following areas:
- Major capital transformation
- Higher education
Ideal candidates will possess the independence to make a significant contribution to board discussions, and the collegiality necessary for maintaining effective working relationships. Your ability to think strategically will be a given, likewise your ability to analyse and understand complex information. With a proven commitment to equality, diversity, openness, and transparency; you will be willing to share your time, skills, and expertise to optimise the transformative powers of our university for all to benefit.
For a confidential discussion, please contact our advising consultants at Anderson Quigley: Helene Usherwood on 07719 322 669 or Aino Betts on 07743 934 723.
The closing date for applications is Friday 02 February 2024.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.