The role of The Lanarkshire Board is to secure the coherent provision of a high quality of fundable further and higher education in Lanarkshire. The Board’s functions include:
As the Board of Management of New College Lanarkshire, The Lanarkshire Board is also the formal employer of all New College Lanarkshire staff. As a member of the Board, you will play a key role in the strategic direction of the College and ensuring robust governance arrangements are in place. You will be required to exercise independent judgement and to ensure that as a member of the Board you act in the best interests of the Colleges.
As The Lanarkshire Board is a recipient of and accountable for significant public funds, all Board Members will also be expected to act within the spirit of the Nine Principles of Public Life, namely Selflessness, Integrity, Objectivity, Accountability, Openness, Honesty, Leadership, Public Interest and Respect.
In line with the College Sector Board Appointments: Ministerial Guidance 2014, Board members will serve for term of office of up to four years, which may be extended for a further period of four years with the agreement of the Chair of the Regional Board and Scottish Ministers.
Although not members of the Board of Management, relevant senior staff of New College Lanarkshire and of South Lanarkshire College are also invited to attend Board meetings.