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External Trustee Recruitment

last modified Mar 13, 2018 09:58 AM
We are looking for trustees: 2 x External Trustees (who must not have been a student or sabbatical/executive Officer at the University of Cambridge for two years prior to the date of appointment, though being a Cambridge graduate is not a prerequisite) 1 x Alumni Trustee (who must have graduated at least a year before the appointment date - likely June 2018)

If you feel you have the right experience to bring to the Graduate Union, please apply. We are looking for a broad range of skills, but most of all we are looking for potential trustees who really care for what we do, represent Graduate Students. 

The Recruitment pack can be found here Favicon yellow

The Deceleration that should be submitted with you CV and cover letter here Favicon pink


Application deadline (by CV and cover letter): 9.00 am on 11 April 2018

Short listing: 13 April

Interviews: 20 April

Deadline for appeal: 11:59am (noon), 25 April

Graduate Union Council: 7 May


All trustees must not:

• have an unspent conviction for an offence involving dishonesty or deception

• be currently declared bankrupt (or subject to bankruptcy restrictions or an interim order) or have an individual voluntary arrangement (IVA) to pay off debts with creditors

• be disqualified from being a company director , or an order made under section 429(2) of the Insolvency Act 1986

• have previously been removed as a trustee by us, the Scottish charity regulator or the High Court due to misconduct or mismanagement or  anybody under section 34(5)(e) of the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005 (or earlier legislation)


External Trustee

Alumni Trustee

Must not have been a University of Cambridge Student or held Union Office for at least 2 years prior to the date of appointment

Must not have been a University of Cambridge Student, or held Union office for at least 1 year prior to the date of appointment

 Please have a look at our trustee pack here