Vacancy ID:
9589
Location:
Hybrid Working
Department:
Student and Academic Services
Vacancy terms:
Full time, permanent
Salary details:
Grade 6 - £31,396 to £36,024 per annum (pro-rata)
Hours per week:
37.5
21 Apr 2024
About the role
Join us in enhancing the experience of our Black Students. Be part of a team executing and overseeing a diverse array of projects, initiatives, events, and administrative tasks aligned with the University's strategic goals.

You will monitor and evaluate the impact and effectiveness of activities related to our Black students' experience, ensuring the high quality of the program. You'll actively incorporate feedback mechanisms and undertake benchmarking to drive continuous improvement.

Additionally, you'll provide professional, evidence-based, and data-led advice and guidance to Schools and the Students’ Union, contributing to the ongoing improvement of the Black Student Experience at the university. 

Join us in making a meaningful difference in the lives of our students. 
About you
We are seeking a dedicated individual to join our team, bringing expertise, passion and lived experience to address the challenges facing the UK Higher Education sector, particularly regarding educational inequalities. If you have a relevant qualification or significant work experience in a similar environment, along with a solid understanding of the sector's dynamics, we want to hear from you.

As part of our team, you'll collaborate closely with colleagues, leveraging your experience of working effectively in a team environment. Experience in coordinating, supporting, and delivering events or projects is essential, as you'll be involved in various initiatives aimed at enhancing our students' experience. Additionally, you'll need to navigate and comply with complex regulations and procedures, such as data protection and immigration regulations, while handling intricate queries with ease.

The University of Leicester prides itself on the diversity of its student population and on being an inclusive employer. We encourage applications from candidates who represent the diversity of our student population, local communities and wider society. In particular, we welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, as this is a staff group currently underrepresented in the University. 
Additional information

Informal enquiries are welcome and can be made to Dr Hannah Grosvenor, Student and Education Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Manager on [email protected]

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 equality, 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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