Vacancy ID:
10221
Location:
Leicester
Department:
Human Resources
Vacancy terms:
Full-time, part-time (0.7FTE 26.25 hours minimum) or job share. Fixed term contract from 01 September 2024 for 12 months
Salary details:
Grade 7 - £38,205 to £44,263 per annum, pro rata if part-time
Hours per week:
37.5
17 Jul 2024
About the role

At the University of Leicester, we have a strong and well-established commitment to ensuring that principles and practices of equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) are at the heart of all that we do. One of our strategic principles is to promote equality and embrace diversity to create opportunities for all, ensuring our staff and students are treated with dignity and respect. In order to achieve the deep and sustainable change needed to realise this strategic principle, we have an ambitious programme of equity, inclusion, dignity and respect initiatives in place.

In this role, you will play a key role in supporting and coordinating the University’s work towards achieving and progressing key equality charters and benchmarking activities, including Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter. You will collect, analyse and present equality data for key activities such as annual Equality Information and EDI Annual Reports.  Working with key stakeholders to provide tailored advice, guidance and support departments across the University in relation to Athena Swan submissions and implement effective initiatives and activities.

At the University, we are adopting an agile working approach which means that you'll be both home and campus based.

About you

A self-motivated individual who works independently to exercise integrity and sensitivity in the fulfilment of the role. You will have experience of producing, analysing, interpreting, reporting on and presenting complex quantitative and where available qualitative data including action or work plans that drive change.

Detailed knowledge and experience of Athena Swan, the Race Equality Charter or similar equality charters is essential, alongside other relevant work experience.

Though not essential, you may have experience of working within the Higher Education sector, as well as developing and delivering training, briefings and seminars to a wide variety of audiences.  You will have a proactive and flexible approach, using these skills to influence and negotiate as required.

Additional information

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Ellen Shaw, Head of EDI Charters, on [email protected].

We anticipate that interviews will take place on 01 August 2024.

The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.

As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community through our values of Inspiring, Impactful and Inclusive.

We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

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