Previous Opportunities

Depute Principal and COO

This position is now closed to applications.

The City of Glasgow College is Scotland’s largest College and, like Scotland as a nation, is a real melting pot of diversity, equality and excellence. The College is in the top two in the UK for WorldSkills and composite overall number one in the Scottish sector for success in student attainment in combined Further and Higher Education. Innovation is at the heart of their approach to teaching and learning which enables personalised development for all 27,000 students across a range of nearly 2,000 courses from Access Level to Masters.

We are working with City of Glasgow to appoint a dynamic and visionary Depute Principal and COO to support the leadership of a world-class learning and teaching environment. The role of Depute Principal and COO requires an innovative and ambitious leader to provide effective and efficient day-to-day management of the College and proactive development and service delivery of various strategic projects. The opportunity demands inspirational and exemplary leadership; the post-holder will assume the role of mentor and collegiate member of the Executive Leadership Team, championing change, effective communication, continuous improvement and empowerment. 

We are seeking high calibre individuals with strong strategic management experience and a sound knowledge of the further and higher education sector. You will be expected to be an excellent communicator at all levels, internally and externally, to effectively represent and promote the College. Proven inspirational leadership experience that promotes respect and motivation is essential, along with the ability to demonstrate skill in articulating your vision and showing how it can succeed.

For more information on the role, the College and the application process, visit or contact Liam Kelly and Ken Dalgleish on 0141 212 7555.

Closing date: Midnight on Monday 23rd October 2017

To apply, submit your CV and covering letter below. You will receive an email acknowledgement of your application; if you do not receive this contact Lauren Neil on 0141 212 7555 to ensure it has been received.