Equality and Diversity Manager (Maternity Cover)
- Reference Number
- Northampton Square Map & Directions
- School / Service
- Professional Services
- Human Resources
- Contract Duration
- Fixed Term
- Salary Range (£)
- 44559 to 53174
City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.
City attracts around 20,000 students (35% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.
In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.
Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made signiﬁcant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026. Founded in 1894, City is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year.
City is seeking to appoint an Equality and Diversity Manager who will be part of the Organisational Development team which is based within the Human Resources Directorate and forms part of the Professional Services Portfolio.
As part of a broader inclusion agenda, City hold an Athena SWAN Bronze award, designed to encourage and recognise an institution’s commitment to advancing the careers of women in higher education and is working towards a Race Equality Charter Award as part of our ongoing commitment to advancing equality, diversity and inclusion in higher education. This position is offered on a fixed term contract for up to 12 months.
The Equality and Diversity Manger will be a focal point of Equality and Diversity activity managing both the Equality and Diversity strategy and Athena SWAN Action Plan at institution-level and that the University complies with its statutory and non-statutory commitments. Advising and influencing key stakeholders, committees and networks to help embed ED&I in University policy, practices and culture.
The Equality and Diversity Manager will work closely with City’s Equality Committee, the Athena SWAN Implementation Group (ASIG), and Race Equality Advisory group, and other committees/groups associated with ED&I activity.
The appointed candidate will have experience of working in equality, diversity and inclusion with experience of implementing EDI initiatives, as well as knowledge and understanding of equality legislation. They will also have experience of applying for similar equality charter awards, such as Athena SWAN or Stonewall.
City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.
Closing date for applications: 11:59pm 26th June 2019
Interview date: 15th July 2019
Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity
Academic excellence for business and the professions
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