20 November 2019


University of Roehampton

Location: London
Salary: £36,482

Job Description

Salary £36,482 to £39,510 p.a. inclusive of London Weighting Allowance

About the role
We are looking for an exceptional equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) professional to join the Human Resources team at the University of Roehampton as our Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Adviser / Officer. The role reports to the Director of Human Resources and has institutional responsibilities that cover both the staff and student community.

We have made some significant progress in advancing EDI in recent years through a number of progressive initiatives. We are aiming to be recognised as a destination of choice in the Higher Education sector for staff, ensuring we have the most inclusive environment and that we embed and thread EDI in everything we do, and support our community of networks to lead positive and progressive change.

You will be responsible for supporting the achievement of institutional strategic objectives and the delivery of operational activities relating to EDI. You will also be responsible for bringing everything “EDI” together such as ensuring we achieve our action plans relating to Athena Swan and Stonewall, supporting our Race Equality Charter Mark submission, progress and support initiatives relating to BAME achievement gap, gender pay, and helping us achieve our aims and aspirations in all areas of EDI.

About you
You will have an excellent experience of all EDI activities and initiatives. You will be able to demonstrate that you have developed and delivered EDI initiatives that have successfully embedded and contributed towards advancing EDI. You will be a solution focused can do EDI professional that is collegial and collaborative and always able to exercise integrity and sensitivity. A working knowledge of Equality legislation will be important.

About the University
At Roehampton, we change lives by helping our students to develop the confidence, knowledge and adaptability they need for a successful graduate career and fulfilling life.

We are a supportive, close-knit and inclusive community, where anyone can fit in and feel inspired to do their best. Our values come from a rich history, built on community, engagement and partnership, with a belief that no matter their background, we can help our students realise their ambitions.

Our staff are key to delivering this success and their engagement, commitment and enthusiasm are essential to underpinning the further development of our University and to ensuring positive outcomes for students.

The University has a beautiful, vibrant parkland campus, is located in the heart of south-west London and offers excellent facilities for researching, learning, teaching and working.

To find out more information about the role and what we are looking for, visit the Working at Roehampton section of our website where you will find full details, how to apply, as well as further information about the benefits of working for us. http://www.roehampton.ac.uk/Working-at-Roehampton/

The closing date for completed applications is midnight on 20th November 2019

The interviews will be held on Friday 6th December 2019

The University is an equal opportunities and ‘disability confident’ employer.

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