Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Manager (Students) – UAL Careers

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Manager (Students)

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Vacancy Id: 10936

College / Service: People

Location: Hybrid – UAL High Holborn/Home

Salary: £42,477 - £50,961 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Term: Full time – 35 hours per week

Apply by: 24 June 2024 at 23:55

 

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The opportunity

Are you a passionate advocate for equality, diversity, and inclusion? Do you have the vision and expertise to drive transformative change in a dynamic and creative academic environment?

UAL is looking for an Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Manager to lead our efforts in creating an inclusive and supportive environment for all students.

As an EDI Manager, you will be a key player in our Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion team, spearheading student-focused EDI initiatives and projects. Your role will involve formulating policies, conducting research, and developing guidelines to enhance the student experience through a lens of equity and inclusion.

You will collaborate closely with colleges, professional services, and external partners to ensure that UAL remains at the forefront of best practices in EDI. Your responsibilities will also include advising on Equality Impact Assessments, delivering training, and contributing to our Race Equality Charter initiatives.

Is this position not quite right? Explore other opportunities within our Culture Hub Team and find the perfect role for you.

We are hosting an online careers event, where you will have an opportunity to meet the team and get to know more about us.

Culture Hub Careers Event – Virtual (MS Teams)

  • When: Tuesday 18th June from 13:00 to 14:00
  • Where: Microsoft Teams (online)
  • Register here: Eventbrite 

About you

You will bring a wealth of experience in managing EDI initiatives, particularly those related to students.

Your in-depth knowledge of the Equality Act 2010 and its application in higher education, combined with your experience in handling charters like Athena SWAN and the Race Equality Charter, will be crucial.

You will be adept at navigating the complexities of large institutions and will be skilled in influencing and training diverse audiences, including senior staff.

Your ability to produce and analyse statistical reports, along with your effective communication and leadership skills, will ensure the successful implementation of our EDI strategies.

Full requirements can be found in the person specification section of the job description.

We are UAL

University of the Arts London (UAL) offers an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. We are a collegiate University spread across London with six Colleges, four Institutes and five Research Centres. UAL also has two subsidiary companies, delivering specialist activities – UAL Short Courses Ltd, and UAL Arts Temps Ltd.

We’re made up of all types of people, coming together in London, the world’s creative capital. We are designers, artists, performers, thinkers, researchers and makers. Our students, staff and graduates form a global network of creatives, entrepreneurs and leaders. Together, our ideas change the world. Because the world needs creativity.

We are ranked highly across the board. We are ranked first for specialist art and design, second in the world for Art and Design in the 2023 QS World University Rankings (for the fifth year in a row), ranked fifth in sustainability and two of our colleges were rated in the top three fashion schools in the world.

Our culture

We have become one of the world’s most international Universities, welcoming over 22,000 students and 6,000 staff from 130 countries. And, as a global university, staff and students learn from different cultures and perspectives, which leads to new conversations and innovative work. At our very core, everything we do seeks to challenge the status quo by driving social purpose and standing up for what matters.

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds including those who may feel underrepresented in the workforce due to their socioeconomic circumstances such as those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (B.A.M.E.) backgrounds. We aim to be a university where everyone can be themselves and are supported to reach their full potential.

With our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we are proud to be a Race Equality Charter (REC) member to help us reduce barriers that negatively impacts B.A.M.E. staff, a Stonewall Diversity Champion to ensure all LGBTQ+ people are valued at work, a Disability Confident Scheme Committed employer and member of the Business Disability Forum which help us to improve the lives of disabled people in the workplace.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

Vacancy Id: 10936

College / Service: People

Location: Hybrid – UAL High Holborn/Home

Salary: £42,477 - £50,961 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Term: Full time – 35 hours per week

Apply by: 24 June 2024 at 23:55

 

Please read through our FAQs page before applying.
A full copy of the job advert along with other information (such as interviews date, hiring process etc) is available by clicking on the ‘Apply’ button below.

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Disability Confident Committed
Stonewall Diversity Champion

Race Equality Charter

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