The Universities’ Chaplaincy in Leeds Trust: Chair

Universities Chaplaincy Leeds

An experienced and committed Chair is being sought for the Universities’ Chaplaincy in Leeds Trust.

The Chaplaincy serves four large, dynamic and differing institutions, the University of Leeds, Leeds Beckett University, Leeds Arts University and The University of Law, Leeds. The Chaplaincy Trust has responsibility for oversight, management, encouragement and support of an ecumenical chaplaincy team of full-time and part-time chaplains representing eight Christian denominations.

As Chair, you would provide active leadership of the Trust and be the main point of contact with denominational leaders and the senior management of the universities. You would have a commitment to Ecumenical Christian Chaplaincy and an understanding of its place in Higher Education. You would bring strategic awareness, management and team-building skills. The commitment is likely to be around 30 voluntary (part) days per annum.


For more details of this rewarding and challenging position, email

The Administrator, West Yorkshire Churches Together who are acting for the Trust

Revd. Nick Shields,

Or, write to 42 Blenheim Road Wakefield WF1 3JZ

The closing date for applications is 12 noon, 12th April 2019. Interviews will take place in May.