Student Member Wanted for Audit, Risk & Compliance Committee

Would you like to help King’s and gain valuable experience serving on a major university committee?

The College’s Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee are currently recruiting for a new student member to join from February 2017.  This is an important committee which plays a key role in the university’s governance.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience through membership of a sub-committee of the College Council. As the Committee’s student member, you will have the opportunity to contribute a student’s viewpoint to the Committee’s deliberations in a positive, constructive and engaged way. This will involve preparing for and attending meetings of the Committee (usually three per year, in term time). You should be numerate and have strong analytical skills, a sense of commitment of service to the university and the ability to see ‘the bigger picture’, including an understanding of the environmental factors which affect the Higher Education sector. An understanding of the importance of confidentiality in collective decision making is essential for participating in this committee’s work.

The appointment will be for a term of two years and will be conditional on remaining registration as a student of King’s.

Closing date for applications is Friday 9th December 2016.

Interviews will be held on the afternoon of Friday 16th December 2016. The position will be effective from February 2017.

For further details, click here: Audit Committee – Student Member Advertisement

PGR Student Member Needed for King’s Audit & Compliance Committee

Would you like to help King’s and gain valuable experience by serving on a major College committee?

King’s is seeking a postgraduate research (PhD or equivalent) student to serve on the College’s Audit and Compliance Committee. This is an important committee which plays a key role in the College’s governance. Its functions include challenging the College’s strategic objectives and management arrangements, providing the College Council (as the College’s governing board) with assurance that King’s has effective risk management, control and governance arrangements in place, reviewing the College’s audit arrangements and ensuring there are effective structures for managing statutory and regulatory compliance. The Committee’s annual report is submitted to the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE).

As the Committee’s PGR student member, you will have the opportunity to contribute a student’s viewpoint to the Committee’s deliberations in a positive, constructive and engaged way. This will involve preparing for and attending meetings of the Committee (normally three per year, in term time). You should have an appreciation of the mission of the higher education sector, have the ability to question intelligently, be numerate and have strong analytical skills and be able to see the ‘bigger picture’. An understanding of the importance of confidentiality in collective decision making is essential for participating in this Committee’s work.

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