Vacancy for a Staff Governor (teaching): call for nominations
14 November 2011
Nominations are sought for candidates for one vacancy on the Board of Governors for a Staff Governor (Teaching) for the period 8 February 2012 to 7 February 2014.
The Role and Eligibility:
Eligibility for membership of the Board is set out in Annex 2 of the document 'Role of Governor'. Any member of staff considering nomination to the Board must read this policy document, to understand the nature of the role, the commitment required as a Governor and be capable of meeting all nomination criteria. Further guidance can be obtained from Denise Tipping, Manager, Secretariat, extension: 3116 or email: Secretariat@ljmu.ac.uk
Nomination Forms are available from:
Lynn Sutcliffe, Secretariat, Egerton Court, 2 Rodney Street, extension: 3550 or email Secretariat@ljmu.ac.uk
Nominees must submit the following documents:
- Nomination Form signed by the nominee and supported by two members of staff who can be full or part-time, but must include the nominee’s line manager. The requirement for one of the supporters to be the line manager is to ensure that he/she is aware and fully supports the desire of the nominee to participate in the governance of the University.
- Supporting Statement outlining how the nominee meets the eligibility criteria set out in Annex 2 of the document “Role of Governor”. There is no prescribed format for the completion of the statement, but some candidates have found it helpful to consider the eligibility criteria as a person specification in a job application. Advice on completion can be sought from the Manager, Secretariat.
- Election Statement of no more than 100 words, outlining to the electorate the nominee’s suitability for the role.
Deadline for Nominations:
Friday 25 November 2011 at 12.00 noon. Please note that all paperwork must be hand delivered to Egerton Court before the deadline.
Should more than one nomination be received, an election will be held between Monday 16 and Friday 27 January 2012.