Chancellor,Edinburgh Napier University

Job Description

Description

Edinburgh Napier University is the '#1 Modern University in Scotland'. An innovative, learner centric university with a modern and fresh outlook, Edinburgh Napier is ambitious, inclusive in its ethos and applied in its approach. The University is committed to delivering a personalised learning experience for students, set against an agenda of inclusivity, employability and sustainability. Edinburgh Napier has an outstanding academic reputation for delivering the highest quality education and research, alongside a purpose to add value to the social, cultural and economic capital of its communities to empower individuals, transform communities, build careers and shape futures.

Edinburgh Napier is seeking to appoint an outstanding Chancellor of recognised standing with the energy and passion to represent the University at this time of great change across the wider educational, social and economic landscape. The Chancellor role provides an exciting opportunity to work as an ambassador to champion Edinburgh Napier and serve as an aspiring role model to its students and staff, whilst helping the university to fulfil its purpose and strategic objectives.

Set apart from the operational aspects of the University, this high-profile appointment will preside over key events and ceremonies at the University, taking a keen interest in university life whilst supporting and promoting Edinburgh Napier's wider profile and reputation both in Scotland and around the globe.

Edinburgh Napier University is seeking to appoint a distinguished individual of impeccable reputation who has their own personal story of achievement to share. They are looking for someone who can help to grow the University's brand and networks and who personifies Edinburgh Napier's values, acting with respect and utmost integrity to serve this proud, confident and modern university. You will have an accomplished career of note, drawn ideally from either industry, the arts, media, health or the public sector, but most importantly you will understand the impact of education and the importance of an ambassadorial post. You must bring professional credibility, coupled with the communicational flair to engage, inspire and influence both regionally, nationally and internationally.

This is a rare and unique role for an individual seeking an exciting opportunity to 'give something back' and work with a university where values flourish through a genuinely connected, supportive and inclusive environment that positively impacts individuals and society by advancing knowledge through innovative, sector leading teaching and research.

Please find the candidate pack attached for more information and apply using the apply button with your CV and cover letter through our retained search partner, Mullwood Partnership.