Governance Support Officer job at UNIVERSITY OF GREENWICH


Location: Greenwich Campus

Salary: £28,762 to £34,308 plus £5,018 London weighting per year

Type of Contract : Permanent

Release date: Monday 05 September 2022

Closing Date: Friday, September 23, 2022

Date of interview: be confirmed

Reference: 3404

The University of Greenwich aims to be the best modern university in the UK by 2030. We are looking to recruit two Governance Support Officers to help us ensure we have the governance in place to support this ambition and enable us to achieve our educational objective. without limits.

Governance Support Officers play a crucial role in ensuring the effective and efficient functioning of our governance. They work collaboratively as part of the Secretariat team to provide critical and transparent support to key University committees.

Primary duties include planning committee work, developing agendas, reviewing and editing meeting reports, and taking minutes. You will also take responsibility for maintaining committee action lists and ensuring that colleagues are informed and reminded of their actions in a supportive and timely manner.

Working under the direction of the Senior Executive (Governing Body), each Governance Support Officer will have individual areas of responsibility, but you will work as part of a team to ensure that the business of the Secretariat runs smoothly.

Board or support committee experience is essential for this role, as are excellent communication skills and a meticulous attention to detail. An understanding of the higher education context and regulatory environment would be desirable.

We offer a generous and competitive package including membership of the local government pension scheme, salary increases and a competitive annual leave allowance, including additional leave over Christmas and New Year. Subject to the requirements of the position, flexibility on home and office work can be considered.

For an informal discussion of the position, please contact Peter Garrod, University Secretary (email to Kerry White, Executive Assistant:

If you have any recruitment related queries, please contact the HR recruitment team at

The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university achieve its mission.

We do this by taking positive steps such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian, and ethnic minority, disabled, and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, diversity and inclusion, it’s time to change the employer commitment/Mentally healthy universitieswe we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff and breaking down barriers to improve inclusion.

We encourage candidates to disclose their experience of mental health issues so that we can fully support them during our recruitment process and make reasonable adjustments as needed. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form.

We are making significant progress to understand and continuously improve the experience of our employees and we are committed to implementing a progressive management of talent from diversity.