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Equality and Inclusion Officer (Race)

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The University of London

The University of London is one of the largest and most diverse higher education institutions in the world. With a mission to transform lives through knowledge, it delivers high quality academic programmes, brings benefits to society through its research in the humanities and social sciences, and leverages intellectual connections through public engagement.

The Role

The University of London’s commitment to equality and inclusion remains a key institutional value enshrined in our Statutes. We recognise that embracing equality and inclusion is critical to the success of the University and that we can only achieve our vision of being a world-class, forward looking, ambitious university by recruiting, supporting, and developing both students and staff from a wide and diverse range of backgrounds.

As part of this commitment, an opportunity has arisen to join the Inclusion team (based in the Pro Vice Chancellor, Partnership and Governance office) as an Equality and Inclusion Officer (Race). This is an exciting role, which will support the University’s Director of HR (Executive sponsor for Race Equity) and the Head of Inclusion in the planning and delivery of the University’s application to AdvanceHE’s Race Equality Charter (REC).

We are looking for an individual who:

  • Can influence and drive change to achieve race equality
  • Would like to work in an incredibly varied, challenging and rewarding role
  • Is passionate about making a positive difference to improve the experiences of Black, Asian and Ethnically diverse staff and students

The post holder will provide the dedicated resource needed to influence, challenge, and facilitate work on race equality; and will be pivotal in aiding the whole organisation to address the issue of race inequity.

The postholder will also have the opportunity to plan and implement innovative programs, to work closely with staff, students, and partners to contribute to achieving an inclusive culture.

The role is being advertised as a fixed term 2-year contract.

For a full role profile, please refer to the job description below.

Further information

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your application and CV (by clicking ‘Apply’ at the top of this page) before the closing date at midnight on 19 June 2022. Please note that the interviews for this role will be held on 29th June 2022.

The University will be unable to sponsor candidates for a visa for this role. Successful applicants must be able to demonstrate their right to work in the UK for the duration of their employment.

The University currently operates a Hybrid Working framework involving a mix of working from remotely and in the office. Typically, the majority of employees will be able to agree to work remotely for up to 60% of their working week, role dependent, however will be required to attend on specific days for training or team meetings. 

The University of London is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive working environment where we can all be ourselves and succeed. We particularly encourage applications from members of Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic communities as this group is currently under-represented at all levels within the University. All appointments will be made on merit, based on the criteria identified in the job description. 

Pursuing excellence in education and equal opportunities.

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