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Trinity Laban is now looking to appoint new independent members to join the Board of Governors The appointment is for a four-year term, which may be renewed for a second term with the agreement of the Board. The full Board of Governors normally meets four times a year, including a Governors’ Away Day. Governors will normally be expected to be members of one or more of the Board’s sub-Committees, each of which normally meet three or four times a year.

Members of the Board of Governors make an important contribution to the Conservatoire, engaging fully with the strategic decision-making processes. Prospective candidates will need:

  • Ability to think and act strategically and have excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability and willingness to be an ambassador for the Conservatoire.
  • Ability to work in effective teams with other members of Board and the executive team.
  • Personal expertise in an area relevant to the responsibilities of Board.

We are particularly interested in working with those individuals with leadership experience within, but not restricted to, higher education, media, finance and audit.

Candidates should email a copy of their CV together with a supporting statement (no more than two pages) explaining how they consider their skills and experience fulfil the criteria of the role, to d.surtees@trinitylaban.ac.uk. The deadline for applications is 18 September and interviews of shortlisted candidates are likely to take place in mid-October.

Trinity Laban is an increasingly diverse community of students and staff and it seeks to reflect that in its Board of Governors. Applications are welcome regardless of age, sex, gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability. Trinity Laban especially welcomes applications from those from minority ethnic backgrounds which are currently under-represented on its Board.

To request further information and/or arrange an informal conversation about this role please contact Dean Surtees, Registrar and Director of Academic Services, at d.surtees@trinitylaban.ac.uk.

You may view the Job Description for Independent Governors by clicking the following link: Job Description Independent Governors