Bournemouth, Dorset
Reasonable expenses are reimbursed
13 Jul 2022
07 Aug 2022
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AECC University College is on an exciting journey of growth and development. At the heart of our role as a specialist health sciences university are the positive interrelationships of teaching, research and onsite clinical practice as well as working in close partnership with our colleagues in health care, in academia and in research locally, nationally and internationally.  Our Corporate Strategy 2021-2026 can be found on our website: Strategy | AECC University College | Transforming lives through Health Sciences

AECC University College is currently seeking to appoint a number of governors to the Board.   Whilst the Board of Governors already has a breadth and depth of experience, candidates with skills and experience in one or more of the following would be welcomed:

Finance & Accountancy
Higher Education
Digital / IT
NHS / Clinical oversight

Candidates will provide experience of contributing to the shaping of strategy and review of performance objectives, have the ability to maintain a strategic focus, challenge management decision-making processes and outcomes, and demonstrate a well-developed commercial acumen. We are keen to increase our Diversity at Board level and particularly welcome applications from Women and BAME Candidates.   

Members of the Board are expected to contribute approximately ten to fourteen days a year; the Board meets four times a year and in addition the committees meet three or four times a year.  Other briefings may take place between meetings. The roles are not remunerated, although reasonable expenses are reimbursed.  AECC University College is committed to equality and diversity and hopes these roles will appeal to those from all sections of the community. 

For an informal discussion, please contact the Clerk to the Board via email in the first instance;  AECC University College website will also provide you with more information

To apply, please view the role profile via and send your CV and letter of application giving your reasons for wanting to become a Governor of AECC University College.  Letters of application should be submitted, together with the fit and proper person declaration by midnight on the closing date to

Closing date: 7th August 2022
Interviews: 22nd September 2022

We welcome applications from all sections of the community and value diversity in our workforce. Applications from people from black and minority ethnic groups, which are underrepresented in our workforce are particularly welcomed.