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Voluntary Non-executive Director

Hull University Students Union
Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire (GB)
Voluntary/ Expenses Paid
Closing date
17 Dec 2023

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Charity and not for profit, Board trustees
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Where will they be working?
Not applicable



H.U.U. Services Limited is the wholly owned company of Hull University Students' Union (HUSU) - a registered charity and student led organisation at the heart of Hull University. We provide services and social and recreational activities for all students at the University, which support the core objectives of our parent charity - the Union.


Our Board of Trustees govern Hull University Students' Union, and the Board of Non-Executive Directors govern H.U.U. Services Limited. Non-Executive Directors develop and set the business plan, including budgets for approval by the Board of Trustees. The Board of Directors ensure organisational compliance in all areas of legislation, policy and procedures. The Board is made up of two Trustees from the Charity Board, and up to four Volunteer Non-Executive Directors.


The Board of Directors meets a minimum of four times a year. Directors are encouraged to spend time in the Students’ Union when they can - attend events and get to know our students and staff and how we work. Directors are also invited to attend activities throughout the year, for example awards ceremonies, fundraising and sports events. This is an unpaid role, but travel expenses and all out of pocket expenses in connection with the Director role will be reimbursed.


We are looking for individuals with the ability to influence strategic direction and business planning. Skills and experience in areas including the hospitality industry, retail, entertainment, and facilities/estates management at a senior level would be desirable.


Experience of the Students’ Union movement, charity, or HE sectors, or a membership organisation, would be an advantage. We are particularly interested to hear from applicants who have good personal local networks within Hull, and who live locally, or within the Yorkshire area. 


Applicants will be considered as applications are received. Successful applicants will be appointed by the Appointments & Governance Committee, on behalf of the Trustee Board, and may serve for a term of up to three years with the option of a second term.


An induction and training programme will be provided.


If you would like to discuss any aspect of this role with a member of HUSU's Senior Management Team please email or ring 01482 462108 to make arrangements.


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