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Head of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

Vice-Chancellor's Office

Location:  University House
Salary:  £57,065 to £62,027 per annum
Closing Date:  Friday 10 November 2017
Interview Date:  Friday 01 December 2017
Reference:  102017-385

Understanding diversity and tackling inequality has never been more important. The Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion will lead a small team to develop and communicate a compelling Equality, Diversity and Inclusion strategy for the University

With experience of working with relevant local and national networks, you will be an excellent communicator who is able to work collaboratively, build effective relationships and influence the achievement of strategic priorities.You will need an awareness of current political and social issues and how to handle challenges and barriers to minimise discrimination, exclusion and bad practice.

You will have experience of implementing equality, diversity and inclusion within an organisation of comparable size and up to date knowledge of legislation on equality and diversity and its implementation in the HE context. You should have evidence of the successful implementation of equalities charter marks and frameworks coupled with project management of large scale projects and change initiatives.

If you are a creative and driven individual with a passion for the vital role of equality, diversity and inclusion in Higher Education, we welcome your application.

As part of your application, please attach your CV & Covering Letter. Candidate's are advised to remove personal information from these documents, including name, to ensure a fair and transparent recruitment process.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:
Please note that this role is not capable of sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.
Please note on occasions where we receive a large number of applications, we may close the advert ahead of the publicised closing date. If this does happen, we will contact all candidates via email who have started but not yet completed their application, giving 48 hours’ notice.  We would therefore advise that you submit your completed application as soon as possible.
Birmingham City University holds an Athena Swan Bronze Award and promotes the advancement of gender equality through Representation, Progression and Success for All. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


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