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Clerk to the Board of Governors

Vice-Chancellors Office

Location:  Wrexham
Salary:  £48,423 to £52,840 per annum
Closing Date:  Wednesday 07 June 2023
Interview Date:  Tuesday 20 June 2023
Reference:  2223704

Reporting to and working closely with the Chair of the Board of Governors, the successful candidate will oversee the smooth running of University Governance, through the provision of a professional and comprehensive support and advisory service to the University’s Board of Governors.  In a complex administrative, advisory and information management role, the Clerk will ensure Board business is managed within the appropriate legal and regulatory framework and in accordance with best practice.  You should be able to demonstrate a deep understanding and have experience of carrying out the role and responsibilities of governance in HE or a similar organisation and the associated legal/compliance framework.

With outstanding interpersonal skills, the ideal candidate will be adapt at building and maintaining strong relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders with tact and diplomacy.  You will also have exceptional oral and written communication skills with the ability to prepare high quality presentations and reports. High levels of self-confidence and resilience are essential, with the ability to advise, offer expert advice and (where appropriate) challenge.

Furthermore, the successful candidate will have excellent minute writing skills, paying meticulous attention to detail, and will demonstrate outstanding organisational skills to follow up action items.

The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this post

This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate with the appropriate similar background and experience and/or with the transferable skills to successfully operate in this role.

 Interview Date: 20th June 2023

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Wrexham Glyndwr University is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates and will ensure applicants will not be discriminated against due to their protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010. The University will make all efforts to meet your access requirements, please contact our Human Resources Team as soon as possible to discuss any adjustments you may need.  

We welcome applications in Welsh and English. Any applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than applications submitted in English.

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