Trustee Board Member (External)

ROLE:   Trustee Board Member (External)
TERM:   Voluntary role held for 2-3 years
COMMITMENT:   Attends quarterly Trustee Board meetings, held on the RGU campus

RGU Students’ Union (RGU:Union) is an independent member-led organisation which exists to represent and support students at Robert Gordon University.

As a registered charity in Scotland, RGU:Union is governed by a Trustee Board which is comprised of elected Student Presidents, student representatives (elected and appointed), a university representative, plus a number of external trustees who can draw on diverse skills and industry experience to advise and support Union affairs and development.

We now seek to recruit a new external trustee to the board, preferably with experience in areas focusing on commercialisation and fundraising, finance, and charity law, however we are willing to consider applicants from all backgrounds.

Trustee Board members attend four regular meetings throughout the year and collectively contribute to the overall direction of RGU:Union, ensuring appropriate support is available with regards to the charity's long-term strategy, key performance areas, budgeting, and future development.

The Union is a highly-impactful award winning organisation, which has a positive influence on the student experience at RGU by providing diverse extra-curricular opportunities, undertaking campaigns for change, supporting student wellbeing, and engaging with a wide range of inspiring, hard-working students.

Please note current students or staff members of Robert Gordon University are not eligible to hold this position.

To read the full role descriptor, please click here.



Click here to apply

Applications close 11pm on Sunday 16th June 2019.

If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Michele Collie (General Manager) by emailing


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