Chair of new Office for Students – applications open (to 24 Nov)

26 October 2016

The Department for Education has announced that applications are now open for the chair of the Office for Students (OfS).

The Department says that the OfS chair, subject to parliamentary approval, will be tasked with leading the creation of the OfS and setting out its direction in the coming years working with the executive team and the board. The chair will also take a leading role in the formation of the OfS including advising the Secretary of State on the recruitment and selection of the non-executive board and the key executive positions of chief executive and director for fair access and participation, ensuring they incorporate a range of experience noted in the bill and reflect the diversity of the sector.

More details about the OfS chair role is available on the Centre for Public Appointments website. Applications close at 11:59pm on 24 November 2016.