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Disability and Neurodiversity Manager

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Northampton Square  Map & Directions
School / Service
Professional Services
Student & Academic Services
Contract Duration
Salary Range (£)
45361 to 54131


Founded in 1894, 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 (over 40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade, City has almost tripled 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.

Student & Academic Services (S&AS) comprises a portfolio of services that supports the student journey – from working with young people to think about university as a future pathway, through to enabling our graduates towards their future success.

The Disability and Neurodiversity Team forms part of the newly formed Student Counselling, Mental Health and Accessibility Service. Overall, the teams provide specialist advice, mentoring and psychological support to students during their time at the university.


The successful candidate will manage and take a leadership role for the Disability and Neurodiversity teams, as part of the newly formed Student Counselling, Mental Health and Accessibility Service, who provide a high-quality professional service to current and prospective students. The postholder will lead on policies on inclusive practice, ensure that service provision meets DSA-QAG requirements and that systems are maintained to reflect changes in the sector, legal responsibilities (Equalities Act & GDPR) and best practice principles.

Person Specification

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level, hold a teaching qualification / post graduate training or equivalent and be registered with a recognized professional body. The postholder will have experience of line managing others, taking up a leadership role within a team and considerable experience of working with disabled and / or SpLD identified students with complex learning needs in a HEI environment and have developed new collaborative ways of working across a multidisciplinary team.

Additional Information

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 on 1st March 2020
Interview date: 17th March 2020 

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity

Academic excellence for business and the professions

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