Vacancy – Clerk to Council


Salary : £36,001 – £40,523; pro rata

21 hours per week, 2 year fixed term contract

 Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of Clerk to Council.

The person appointed will be an employee of the Learned Society of Wales (LSW) and will be based at the Society’s office in Cathays Park, Cardiff. The person appointed will form part of the Society’s Secretariat team working alongside the Senior Executive Officer, Fellowship and Engagement Office, Finance and Administration Officer and reporting to the Chief Executive.

The Clerk will provide a professional and friendly point of contact for providing support to the Chair and Chief Executive of the Learned Society of Wales (LSW), and to its Officers in respect of the wide range of functions carried out by the Society with regard to the development and implementation of its administrative governance procedures and systems.

This is a key role within the LSW’s small team. You will have the skills and experience to provide outstanding support to Council and its committees. The post holder is expected to be a proactive self-starter with solid judgement, the ability to operate independently with high levels of autonomy and engage effectively and flexibly with Fellows, external partners and stakeholders as and when required.

This is a fixed-term, part-time appointment, for a period of two years (with the possibility of extension) from the date of appointment on an incremental Higher Education salary scale of Grade 7.

The date of commencement will be June or as soon as possible thereafter.

Persons requiring further information about the post are invited to contact Professor Peter Halligan, Chief Executive, (029 2037 6976) for an informal discussion.

Deadline: 12 pm (Noon) 12 May 2017

Interviews: Monday 22 May 2017