August 19, 2021 at 3:13 am #1623Marina Wain-PalmerKeymaster
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The Museum of Scottish Lighthouses is a well- established Museum with ambitious plans for future expansion of its services. We hold a nationally significant accredited and recognised collection, play a vital role within the local community and pride ourselves on being a welcoming and inclusive place to visit and work.
The Museum is a registered charity operated as a company limited by guarantee. The Board of Directors of the company are also Trustees of the charity.
To help us recover from the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic and to achieve our plans to further broaden our offering for the good of the local community and economy we are seeking an enthusiastic and committed individual to take on the role of Chair of the Board of Trustees. The Chair plays a vital role within the organisation, delivering strategic leadership to ensure good governance as well as providing guidance and support to the Museum Manager and staff. In consultation with the Board of Trustees and the Museum Manager the Chair and will chart the sustainable future direction for the organisation. To be successful, the post holder will have a clear knowledge and understanding of how museums function, and the particular challenges facing charitable organisations. An open and collaborative leadership style is essential, and the post holder will be genuinely committed to equality, diversity, sustainability and community.
The Board Meetings are held every three months at the Museum, on a Wednesday morning between 1000hrs and 1200hrs. If necessary Board members are able to join the meetings virtually.
The Board is responsible for setting the strategy and policies of the Museum, providing guidance and support to the Museum Manager and staff. To find out more about joining the Board of Trustees as Chair, please contact the Chair of Trustees in writing or by email and we can arrange a virtual meeting or phone call to tell you about the work of our exciting museum. The closing date for applications is Friday 24 September 2021.
Scotland’s Lighthouse Museum Ltd.
Registered Charity No. SCO23118
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