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Secretary and Registrar

Glasgow School of Art

Secretary and Registrar

£90,000 – £97,500


Full Time

Glasgow City Centre Campus / Hybrid Working

Glasgow School of Art, founded in 1845, provides world leading teaching and research in arts education. Glasgow School of Art specialises in a wide range of disciplines like fine art, photography, painting, sculpture, product design, fashion design, textile design and jewellery design through its five schools: architecture, design, fine art, innovation and visualisation. Consistently featuring among the leading higher education institutes for art and design, the school also holds a high academic reputation as the largest art and design research community in Scotland.

Aspen People are delighted to be working together with Glasgow School of Art to appoint a new Secretary and Registrar. This role will support the needs of the Chair and includes leadership of the governance office. As Clerk to the Board of Governors, the post holder will ensure all matters related to the good governance are compliant and compatible with the ethos and values of the School. This role will also support the Director in operationalising the School Strategy and engage with stakeholders to translate academic strategy and policy into effective delivery.

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrable record of senior board advisement on governance and regulatory matters. They will also have extensive leadership and management experience with an ability to lead and influence effectively, demonstrating credibility. A broad understanding of legislation relating to Data Protection, Freedom of Information, and UKVI immigration rules is also required.

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For a confidential discussion, please contact Lauren Crichton or Katharine Price at Aspen People on 0141 212 7555.

To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter as one document via the apply button.


Closing date for applications: Tuesday 30th May 2023