AoC's Chief Executive works to ensure that the organisation's key strategic requirements are delivered - leading for Colleges and getting its members’ views heard at the highest levels.
The Chief Executive's Office dispatches regular 'Chief Executive's Letter' Briefings for Principals, Chairs and other senior managers, plus a wide variety of ad hoc policy updates.
Primary responsibilities include:
- Ensuring first-class membership engagement within and outside of the AoC
- Ensuring the membership of the AoC is maintained at its uppermost level to realise the potential of a single voice of the College sector
- Influencing Government policy at the highest levels to improve the life chances of the current and future learners in Colleges
- Working collaboratively with interest groups within and around the sector to enhance the reputation and status of Colleges in all their diversity
- Developing effective working relationships with all AoC’s key partners and stakeholders to produce tangible benefits for member Colleges and their learners
- Delivering proactive, innovative, creative, and evidence-based policy solutions - ensuring that Colleges engage with Government, business and other agencies to inform and shape future policy and practice
- Enhancing the membership engagement and consultation strategy to become inclusive and consistent with a modern membership organisation
- Setting and delivering ambitious targets for the continued future modernisation of Colleges
- Providing effective and enhanced financial strategy and implementation consistent with a modern membership organisation