Diocese of Carlisle

    Carlisle Cathedral: Chief Operating Officer

    Employee (Lay)
    Cathedral Office, 7 The Abbey, Carlisle, Cumbria CA3 8TZ
    01228 523335
    8 Apr 2020, noon
    20 Apr 2020

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    Chief Operating Officer

    You will be responsible to the Chapter through the Dean who is the COO’s line manager. The COO assists the Chapter in building up the Cathedral community, which includes employees, volunteers and worshippers, as it serves the city of Carlisle, the county of Cumbria and its visitors.

    The deadline for receipt of applications is 12 noon on April 8th 2020

    All candidates will be informed by email of the results of the shortlisting process on April 11th 2020.

    At the time of writing, Monday April 20th 2020 has been reserved for interviews. Candidates should ensure that they are available on this date. Decisions about how and where these interviews will be held will be made nearer the date in line with advice received from HM Government during the Coronavirus outbreak. 

    Preliminary informal conversations are invited via email or telephone with the Dean, The Very Revd. Mark Boyling (01228 523335, dean@carlislecathedral.org.uk),
    or the Canon Warden, The Revd. Canon Jan Kearton, (01228 521857, canonwarden@carlislecathedral.org.uk).

    Application is by the supplied forms only with electronic submission. CVs are not accepted and should not be included. Applications should be sent to: Ali.Ng@carlislediocese.org.uk

    Please attach the following to your submission:

    • A completed equal opportunities monitoring sheet. Applications from all groups are warmly welcomed;
    • A covering note of not more than 750 words summarizing your proven ability in relation to the person and job specifications.