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Chartered Institute for Archaeologists

Archived: Board of Directors Lay Director Recruitment

Do you want to help the leading professional body representing archaeologists working in the UK and overseas? Do you have the governance skills required to help to direct a small but ambitious organisation? CIfA, the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists, is looking for two directors from outside the profession.

The role: Lay director on the Board of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists

Responsible to: Chair of the Board of Directors

Responsibilities: To bring new perspectives to the Board from outside the archaeological profession and to assist the Board in their duty to promote high professional standards and strong ethics, maximising the value that archaeologists bring to society and bringing recognition and respect to the profession

Commitment: 12-18 days per year, including six Board meetings

Skills required: Skills in governance, team building, strategic growth in the UK and overseas, ambassadorship

Term: 1 year initially, to be extended to 3 years on review

Remuneration: Travel and expenses only

If you are interested, or know someone who might be, please see the Information for candidates and Application form at or contact

Deadline for applications: 28 August 2017
Interviews: 20 September 2017
Start date: End October 2017 TBC