University Secretary & Registrar

  • Solent University Southampton
  • Southampton, Hampshire (GB)
  • Jul 15, 2021
Full time

Job Description

University Secretary & Registrar          
Solent University


Solent University is a modern and ambitious university with exciting plans for the future.  We're focused on the practical side of higher education, providing the connections and confidence to turn knowledge into careers with real meaningful impact. Our community is vibrant and innovative with our six values of respect, ownership, inclusivity, engagement, integrity and teamwork underpinning everything we do.

We are now seeking to appoint a University Secretary & Registrar to lead our governance, compliance, registry, information and quality functions. The role is the senior governance officer in the University and acts as a trusted adviser to the Chair, Board and Vice-Chancellor, providing a link between governance and executive functions. This important role sits within the Vice-Chancellors Group and also leads essential functions that ensure institutional compliance with the requirements of the Office for Students, and other regulators which are active in the higher education sector.

The University is on an ambitious trajectory, this position, reporting jointly to the Vice-Chancellor and Chair of Governors, plays a critical and high-profile role in shaping, informing and delivering the University strategy. A member of the Vice-Chancellors Group and working closely with the Governors, our next University Secretary & Registrar will bring wide-ranging skills and relevant experience particularly in a governance leadership role. You will be able to deep-dive into these broad functions and shape and lead the services to be aligned to the achievement of our strategy.

The University seeks appropriately qualified candidates who can bring a real balance of the strategic and operational, someone who can lead and inspire a team and develop our approach, so we are not only compliant with regulation but also using governance as a tool to support strategic change. 

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Closing date for applications is midday, Wednesday 4 August 2021. 

Solent University is an equal opportunities employer and positively welcomes applications from candidates who are currently underrepresented at this level.

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