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.
This internship revolves around work based learning activities and project work to deliver a review of KCLSU’s Governance and will mainly be based at KCLSU’s Macadam Building base, in the Strand Campus of King’s College London. The successful intern will review all KCLSU Governance documents, report on findings of review and recommend changes to KCLSU ‘plain procedures’ working group. This is an opportunity for students with an interest in legal issues, policy and/or charity governance to gain practical skills and experience in a fast-paced student facing environment and make a tangible contribution.
This 3 month role is open to current undergraduates and postgraduates from Business, Management, Law and Policy disciplines with a demonstrable interest in legal issues, policy and/or charity governance.
The internship will be offered on a part-time basis (1-2 days per week) and is anticipated to begin in early November 2013. It will be paid at the rate of £16,000 per annum (pro-rata for part-time).
Thursday 31st October 2013, 5pm