Vacancies

Vacancies are uploaded several times each week from a wide range of job opportunities – in outreach, admissions, recruitment, student retention, student services, policy and research, senior management – from across the sector. Not just from universities and colleges, but from many third sector, not-for-profit, commercial, policy-orientated, student orientated, and regional and national organisations.

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Equality and Diversity Coordinator, University of Brighton

This is an exciting opportunity to join the University of Brighton’s Equality and Diversity Team where the Equality and Diversity Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating staff-focussed events, training and communications on equality, diversity and inclusion.

In this varied and busy role you will be involved in project-managing and administering all aspects of equality and diversity engagement and awareness activities for our staff, as well as servicing the university’s Equality and Diversity Committee and its sub-committees, maintaining and developing our equality and diversity intranet pages, producing equalities monitoring data and administering the team’s budget.

You will be a highly organised individual with previous experience in organising events, training or other similar activities.  You will have excellent communication skills, the ability to develop effective networks and the ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team.  You will have a good understanding of the Equality Act (2010) and a personal commitment to equality and diversity. We welcome applications from candidates seeking to job-share. Interviews for the post are expected to take place in September 2021.

Full time, permanent post. Salary: £26,715 to £30,046 per annum. Closing date: 5 August 2021.

 

Postdoctoral Access Fellow (Outreach for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Groups and Student Support), Christ Church College, University of Oxford

Christ Church invites applications for a fixed-term Postdoctoral Access Fellow (Outreach for Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic Groups and Student Support). This fixed-term post is an excellent opportunity for a postdoctoral researcher to develop their academic career, while also contributing to the College’s outreach and student support initiatives. The role is intended to provide a time-limited period of training and development and therefore the appointment carries with it no expectation of permanent employment at Christ Church.

The newly appointed Fellow will contribute 60% of their time to the College’s access and student support work; focussing on initiatives aiming to support pupils from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic groups and student support aimed at Christ Church undergraduate students. The remaining 40% of their time will be dedicated to their academic career development through research.

Applicants will be required to hold a doctorate or be able to confirm submission of their doctoral thesis by the application deadline; have a coherent research plan for the period of the role, which can either be the further development of the doctoral work or an entirely new area and which promises to make a valuable contribution to their field; experience of higher education access and outreach work with an enthusiasm for promoting wider access to Christ Church and to the University of Oxford; understanding of experiences of and barriers faced by students from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic groups, for example through volunteer or work experience, or community engagement; and excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to engage and inspire students and build relationships with teachers and community groups.

Full time, fixed term (three years from 1 October 2021) contract. Salary: £23,754 plus £10,000 accommodation allowance per annum, and will also be entitled to seven free lunches and seven free dinners per week, when available in College, as well as membership of the Senior Common Room. Closing date: 5 August 2021. Interviews: w/c 30th August 2021.

 

Programme Manager, Health Education England

The post-holder will provide specialist support for the delivery of education programmes across the NW with a particular focus on core programmes for innovation, widening participation and education management as well as working with STP partners to support the delivery of the STP education priorities, contributing to the overall transformation offer to the locality working closely with the HEE STP facing team in the Northwest. The Programme Manager will:

  • inform and deliver a programme to support the healthcare workforce across employers, working closely with universities and other education providers to establish and procure relevant courses utilising different methods of delivery including apprenticeships
  • play a key role in the ICS facing team as well as having opportunities to work across the NW of England on regional programmes of work
  • lead responsibility for the Education Transformation Programme at an ICS level through your engagement with Higher Educational Institutes and health and social care providers as well as other organisations such as charities and voluntary groups
  • play a vital role in ensuring that approaches to education are transformed by ensuring that students are ‘job-ready’ when they qualify/complete their programmes

Primarily a contract management post with elements of senior administration, work as part of a great team supporting the STP facing team and Education Transformation Teams in HEE North West, he post is based in Manchester.

Permanent, full-time post. Salary starts at: £45,753 per annum. Closing date: 3 August 2021.

 

Graduate Access and Widening Participation Manager, Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, University of Oxford

WE are looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual to join the Graduate Admissions and Recruitment Office full-time on a 3-year fixed-term contract. This is an exciting new role within the Graduate Admissions and Recruitment (GAR) office to manage and develop new access and widening participation initiatives to encourage progression to graduate study for students from underrepresented and disadvantaged groups.

The Graduate Access and Widening Participation Manager will design, coordinate and deliver outreach programmes for prospective graduate students including the University’s flagship UNIQ+ research internship programme, as well as contribute to developing and coordinating support activity for those students through their whole student lifecycle.

The post-holder will play a pivotal role in coordinating work that is likely to take place across the whole collegiate University and a number of central teams. As such, a key part of the role will be to work collaboratively and efficiently with members of the Graduate Admissions and Recruitment Office, but also academic and administrative staff throughout the collegiate University. As this is an emerging area of interest for the collegiate University, this is an exciting time to be involved in these initiatives, and there will be opportunity for the post-holder to contribute to shaping strategies and new activity, in addition to developing existing programmes.

Full time, fixed post for three years. Salary: Grade 7: £32,817 – £40,322 p.a. Closing date: 6 August 2021.

 

Equality Charter Manager, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Unit, Human Resources Division, University of Sussex

We are seeking an Equality Charters Manager to work as part of a small team supporting work on equality, diversity and inclusion charters and indices. The initial focus for the role will be to manage the work required to support our applications at an institutional level for awards under the Race Equality and Athena SWAN Charters.

Achieving equality, diversity and inclusion is fundamental to the success of the University of Sussex. We aspire not just to reduce inequalities in outcomes for individuals, but to use our expertise, commitment and courage to challenge the status quo. We will take bold action to transform the campus into one that is experienced as inclusive by all our communities. We have a strategic goal to reduce the gap in representation, experience, progression and reward between those with and without protected characteristics.

Reporting to the Head of the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Unit, the successful candidate will have experience within the HE sector that includes working with senior leaders and stakeholders across the organisation. You will have a proven track record in planning and organising work to deliver key deliverables to time and quality through collaboration with a cross-functional team. A sound knowledge of equality, diversity and inclusion law and best practice is essential.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

Please contact Jackie Rymell, j.a.rymell@sussex.ac.uk for informal enquiries.

Permanent, part or full time considered up to a maximum of 1 FTE. Salary: £33,797 to £40,322 per annum, pro rata if part time. Closing date: 6 August 2021.

 

Senior Access Officer (Adult and Community), Birkbeck University of London

This is an exciting opportunity to join the award-winning Access & Engagement Department at Birkbeck, University of London.

As the Senior Access Officer (Adult and Community), you will be working at the forefront of the College’s outreach, access, retention and success agendas. You will be critical in developing the next stage of the department’s work, as we finesse our newly designed digital offer, as well as reaffirm our face-to-face provision and reconnect with our extensive community of partners.

You will be part of a committed and ambitious team and will be managed by the Head of Access. As the line manager of two Access Officers, you will share your experience to influence their work, ensuring activities are successful. Your wider remit will be central to the digital planning and activity development of the department.

You will have excellent knowledge of the HE Sector and the challenges in supporting non-traditional students into university. You will have experience of developing and delivering online content that informs and engages with key target groups. Your partnership development background will be extensive, especially amongst organisations that focus on people from diverse communities where participation in higher education is currently low.

We welcome applications from groups currently under-represented in our organisation including Black, Asian, minority ethnic groups and persons with disabilities.

Enquiries: If you would like to know more about the role, please click here  or contact Camilla Mount, Head of Access, via c.mount@bbk.ac.uk

Full time, open-ended post. Salary: £33,836 rising to £38,594 per annum. Closing date 8 August 2021.

 

Race Equality Charter (REC) Coordinator, Imperial College, London

We are currently seeking to appoint an experienced and motivated Coordinator to support the College’s Assistant Provost (Equality, Diversity & Inclusion). The Race Equality Charter Coordinator will coordinate the planning and delivery of Imperial College’s application for the Race Equality Charter (REC) award and assist with implementation of the action plan that will follow a successful application. You will work closely with the Athena SWAN Coordinator and senior staff across the organisation to ensure that the REC requirements are embedded in the College’s policies, procedures and communications.

This career opportunity promises to be rewarding and will use to the maximum your experience gained in roles such as an HR Assistant, HR/HE Administrator, Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator, or similar. Location: South Kensington Campus.

Part time, permanent post. Salary: £38,614 – £47,373 (pro rata) plus benefits. Closing date: 8 August 2021

 

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Manager, Academy of Medical Sciences, London

The Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Manager is a new role that offers the opportunity to drive, develop and implement EDI strategy and build new programmes, activities and processes that make a difference within the organisation and the wider biomedical and health research environment. We aim to support people from all backgrounds to enter and thrive in medical and health research careers. We want to ensure diversity of thought and experience in all we do and for our staff to be able to bring their authentic self to work every day.

You’ll help to build a culture where equity and inclusion are engrained in everything we do. You’ll be responsible for building and developing strong partnerships with our Fellows, business leaders and external providers to support the delivery of our EDI plan. You’ll design and implement projects and programmes that start with our values and bring about lasting behavioural and cultural change. You’ll lead all things EDI with energy and a passion to influence others, work collaboratively with external partners to break down barriers and promote EDI across the sector, Government and society.

You’ll have a proven track record of working in an EDI specialist position; the ability to tell stories and drive programmes that support diversity and promote inclusivity. You’ll need strong analytical skills and be able to translate data, research, and trends into strategy, as well as the experience of educating and exciting others about EDI principles. You’ll have a real opportunity to make a difference, working with an extensive range of external and internal stakeholders to embed EDI in their own areas. We’re looking for somebody to be a catalyst for change with a deep understanding of the barriers’ individuals, particularly those from protected characteristics, with an understanding of intersectionality and how that impacts experiences. To discuss the role further, you can call the Inclusive Recruiting team on 0203 397 8333.

Fixed Term Contract for 24 months.  Salary: £45,000 per annum. Vacancy posted 7 July 2021. Closing date not given.

 

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Project Lead, University of York Students’ Union

This is a key multi-disciplinary role in both listening to, and supporting, students’ voices and engaging students as genuine partners in widening participation activities, as well as providing guidance and resources in liaison and with HR colleagues. The Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Project Lead will be responsible for leading on the development of our EDI Strategy; providing strategic direction, leadership and advice that stretches a broad portfolio of equality, diversity and inclusion agendas and meets the needs and aspirations of our staff and students. You will promote, support and develop initiatives in all areas of the Union to widen participation and engagement amongst less represented groups, and will support staff and student leaders in an evaluation of current and future activity to identify, understand and address where barriers to participation might exist.

You will support the continued development of key YUSU networks (Working Class, Women’s, BAME and Disabled Students’, for example) and student-led activity, with a particular emphasis on collating and sharing data and providing advice and training to improve understanding and create meaningful impact. Alongside YUSU’s Student Voice & Insight Manager, you will act as a key contact for university colleagues, contributing to projects to provide an inclusion perspective and working closely with the University to provide training, development and administrative support to the Student Expert Panel.

You will support students and staff through an approach underpinned by co-design and engagement, working closely with the wider organisation to develop strategies, initiatives, knowledge and understanding and to improve the diversity of our staff and volunteers, with the aim of supporting a fully inclusive culture. Contact Nick Glover (n.glover@yusu.org) for more information.

Full time, 12month fixed-term contract. Salary: £24,899 per annum. Closing date: 9 August 2021.

 

Lecturer in Student Engagement, Combined Honours Centre (Teaching & Scholarship), Newcastle University

The Combined Honours Centre at Newcastle University seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Student Engagement. The Lecturer in Student Engagement, will be on the Teaching & Scholarship career pathway. The role will involve working as part of a team, teaching on our suite of modules, and being the strategic lead for our student engagement agenda. The successful candidate will possess the qualities needed to support and empower students, and to make a dynamic contribution to the Centre. This is an excellent opportunity to teach and lead in an environment specialising in student engagement and partnership. For more information about the Centre and the Combined Honours degree programme please visit our website.

Enquires (not addressed in the job description) may be made to the Acting Director of the Combined Honours Centre, Franck Michel, franck.michel@ncl.ac.uk.

The post is tenable from 1st September 2021 and is fixed term for a period of 3 years. Salary: Lecturer Grade F – £30,942 to £40,322 per annum. Closing date: 10th August 2021.

 

Virtual Programmes Director, First Star Scholars

We are seeking to recruit a director to set up and manage our exciting and innovative virtual and residential programme for looked after young people. To develop, scale and enhance our world-class learning content. The Virtual Programme Director will be responsible for managing the virtual learning environment, ensuring the STEAM lecture series is delivered, working with delivery partners, supporting a network of freelance education tutors and mentors, mentoring our scholars, delivering our alumni programme, delivering some learning sessions and activities, working on session and activity content and ensuring that all of our learning materials are engaging for our scholars and of the highest standards.

You will lead, organise and engage with university partners in the provision of our annual 1 week residential for scholars on the virtual programme First Star Scholars UK improves the lives of looked-after children and young care leavers by partnering with universities, virtual school heads, schools and designated teachers, social services and carers, and local authorities to ensure looked-after young people have the academic, life skills, and adult support needed to successfully transition to higher education and adulthood.

The impact of Covid-19 is revolutionising the way students and First Star scholars learn. To accomplish this, we are launching a virtual programme mirroring. Creating this requires a programme director with excellent IT skills and a strong understanding of technology as a learning tool, and the ability to clearly communicate, work with partners, programme directors and provide. Post responsible to: Executive Director Post/s responsible for: Ad Hoc Tutors; Contracted Lead mentors; Youth Co

Full time, two-year post with option to extend. Salary: Salary – £42,000 per annum. Closing date: 11 August 2021.

 

Disability Advisor (Mental Health), University of Oxford

The University of Oxford is looking for a 0.8FTE Disability Advisor (Mental Health) who will work as part of a small specialist team within the University’s Disability Advisory Service dedicated to supporting students. The Disability Advisor (Mental Health) will manage a large caseload of often complex student work, conduct informal assessments of students’ study support needs, and provide specialist, individually tailored, one-to-one advice and guidance to help students (and other staff working with them) address the barriers to learning experienced as a result of a mental health disability.

The post holder will be expected to foster close working relationships with colleagues across Student Welfare and Support Services (including Disability Advisors and Counsellors) and the wider collegiate institution, in order to provide a professional and efficient service to students, their colleges and departments, other University services, as well as external bodies.
You will be educated to first-degree level (or with equivalent experience) and demonstrate a willingness to learn and develop new skills; you will have substantial experience of supporting individuals with mental health difficulties and up-to-date knowledge of the Equality Act (2010) and other relevant legal frameworks, and the University’s responsibilities within these areas. The successful applicant will show an understanding of the particular demands of a University (or similar) environment in respect of students with mental health disabilities and demonstrable ability to make/recommend arrangements to support individual students. A professional and flexible approach to work, the ability to maintain boundaries, to work calmly under pressure and to identify those at risk of academic or psychosocial breakdown and to respond in a calm, assistive and practical way are essential.

Part time post. Salary: £32,817 – £40,322 p.a. (pro rata). Closing date: 12.00 noon on 11 August 2021.

 

Maths Outreach Research Associate, Imperial College London, South Kensington

We are seeking a Maths Outreach Research Associate to help us achieve our mission of closing attainment gaps in maths for disadvantaged pupils and widening access to universities like Imperial.

This is an exciting new role in the Outreach Team at Imperial, which has the chance to shape future strategy by developing the evidence base that underpins maths outreach and attainment-raising activities.

You will lead on innovative research projects connected to maths outreach activities – including our online A-level Maths and Further Maths support programmes, GCSE Maths Homework Clubs and specialist maths provision within schools. Your work will produce insightful reports and analysis to share with practitioners and decision-makers, alongside commissioning work from external organisations.

You will develop strong links between the Outreach Team and the education research community, the Centre for Higher Education Research and Scholarship (CHERS) at Imperial, key stakeholders in the Department of Mathematics and educational research in other institutions.

For further details on the role and to apply visit the Imperial website, or send any questions to Sam Bailey, Outreach Evaluation & Impact Coordinator (sam.bailey@imperial.ac.uk).

Fixed-term until 31 July 2024, full time post. Salary £40,858 – £8,340 pa. Closing date: 12 August 2021.

 

Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, RSPB

We have been working since July last year to rescope our approach to EDI and setting up a formal programme that will weave through everything the organisation does, at every level and will underpin our new strategy to 2030. Reporting to the Head Transformation, you will be a compelling leader with extensive experience in delivering results through people.

As Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, you will be a subject matter expert, working collaboratively to lead the transformation in behaviours and skills required to make the RSPB a more inclusive, diverse and welcoming place for all.
You will develop close relationships with a wide array of stakeholders across the organisation, setting direction, creating opportunities and giving advice to drive the change towards becoming a more diverse and inclusive organisation. You will also build and manage relationships with external partners, working with and learning lessons from others whilst building our reputation as a committed and progressive conservation charity.

We are looking for someone who can role model successful leadership behaviours which foster an environment of collaboration, compassion and support. You will have experience of successful leadership of change to improve equality, diversity and inclusion in an organisation or in a community or movement building setting. You will not only be a good influencer and leader but also have a track record of developing and implementing a strategy with demonstrable results, working with others to achieve results through your teams.

lived experience can bring to our organisation.

For further information please contact Sally.Rayner@rspb.org.uk

Full time, permanent post. Salary: £40,800 to £45,263 pa. Closing date: 12 August 2021.

 

Student Recruitment and Access Officer, Global Recruitment, University of Reading

The Global Recruitment team (within Global Recruitment and Admissions) is responsible for the recruitment of undergraduates and postgraduates and for widening participation.

In this role you will be responsible for the project management and delivery of effective recruitment and outreach activity aimed at encouraging quality applications to the University of Reading from the UK, including activity aimed at increasing applications from those in under-represented groups.  The Student Recruitment and Access Officer will offer information to prospective students about high education generally, and the University of Reading specifically, and will have a responsibility for the organization of subject-specific events, both in person and digitally to promote related courses to prospective students and their advisors.

Your role will divide into three parts; acting as the link officer for a number of University departments taking responsibility for helping them deliver activity to meet recruitment and widening participation targets across their courses; contributing to the delivery of a programme of ‘Information, Advice and Guidance’ talks to students in schools and colleges; and leading on a suite of communications and activity for teachers and advisors across the university of Reading course portfolio.

The role involves working at pace in a fast-moving environment; managing projects and resources; personally representing and ‘selling’ the University to potential students and their parents and teachers; and building and maintaining strong networks of internal and external stakeholders. For further information: Amy Fairbrother, Student Recruitment & Access Manager: A.Fairbrother@reading.ac.uk

Full time; Permanent post. Salary: £30, 942 – £40, 322 per annum. Closing date: 13 August 2021.

 

Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Corporate Service, Staffordshire University

We are looking for an exceptional Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion who can continue to stretch our thinking and drive forward our approach to inclusion. We will look to you to bring your expertise and understanding of our business and continue to build a culture that makes us a more inclusive place to work and study.  You will lead on real business challenges, working with others to address disproportionate outcomes and address unintended bias or discrimination. You’ll play a major part in delivering our race action plan commitments and Access and Participation Plan, together with delivering continuous improvement in our pay gap metrics.

As a leader in your field and a role model for inclusivity, you’ll be responsible for delivering our EDI strategic priorities and plan, while working creatively and innovatively to drive the change needed to achieve our ambitions. You will build on our work to date and bring new thinking into the University while delivering a hands-on practical approach to embedding best practice throughout our systems, processes and management approaches. In this cross-cutting role, you’ll work collaboratively with our existing expert functions and internal networks making the most of the opportunities to use people’s lived experience to continue to build insight and find effective solutions in building the broader understanding of and engagement with our inclusion and diversity agenda.

With your expert knowledge of EDI policy, trends, best practice and legislation, you’ll be passionate about EDI, highly collaborative and able to build relationships at all levels to champion our EDI agenda.  With exceptional writing, data analysis and communication skills, and proven ability to inspire, motivate and influence others, you’ll have demonstrable experience in dealing with a wide range of people from diverse backgrounds on sensitive and complex issues.   Results-focused and highly organised, you’ll have a successful track record of managing multiple projects and embedding initiatives within a large organisation.

Location:  Stoke campus
Applications for the role should be made by sending your CV to our retained consultant

Should you wish to have an initial confidential discussion before applying, please contact Basil leRoux at Berwick Partners – basil.leroux@berwickpartners.co.uk or call him on 07771 516967.

Full time, permanent post. Salary:   £51,034 to £59,135 per annum. Closing Date: 15 August 2021.

 

Admissions Strategic Projects Manager, University of Glasgow

To lead on assigned admissions process enhancement projects with responsibility for ensuring assigned project aims are met within agreed timescales. Provide expert support to design process/system solutions that deliver maximum efficiency and quality, in line with institutional priorities and KPIs. Support team leads to implement, review and optimise new solutions.

The Admissions Strategic Projects Manager will focus on providing specialist support to the Heads of Admissions in designing and delivering enhancements to current systems, practices, and policies to ensure that our service delivery remains world class. Additionally, you will contribute to the development and enhancement of polices related to the Admissions process. You will achieve this through an excellent awareness of what constitutes best practice.

As an experienced and engaging collaborator, you will support the Heads of Admissions in delivery of institutional strategic aims in collaboration with different stakeholders from across the University and strike a balance between operational knowledge and strategic focus to ensure that these goals are met with optimised resource. You will take a lead role in the internal communication of both Admissions business as usual and Admissions developments. To enable us to measure, analyse and optimise our policies and practice you will work closely with the Heads of Admissions, the Admissions Operations Managers and data specialist colleagues from across the University to produce live or as close to live Admissions progress reporting which is user-friendly and accessible. Reporting will be supplemented with insightful and pertinent narrative designed to support Senior Management decisions.

You will work with the Admissions Operations Managers to support the development, implementation, operation and management of comprehensive Admissions training, business intelligence and operational reporting, contractual and informative Admissions communications, Service Level Agreements with Academic Schools and other Services and ensure that the sensitive application data we are privy to is managed in line with policy and legislation.

Full time, fixed term post for 12 months. Salary: £35,845 – £40,322 per annum. Closing date: 17 August 2021.

 

Admissions Manager, Enquiries and Admissions, University of Nottingham

The Admissions Manager will lead a team responsible for making decisions on very large numbers of applications for admission through the centralised decision-making process. You will be responsible for developing processes and procedures for large scale decision making to ensure fairness and transparency. You will liaise with academic departments and professional services to ensure delivery of the university’s recruitment plan, as well as monitoring and analysing numbers and trends to inform university planning. You will take lead responsibility for specific areas of admissions policy or projects.

The Admissions Manager will have the ability to lead and motivate a team, strong interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills. You will also have considerable relevant work experience demonstrating practical and theoretical knowledge of admissions. You will be driven to explore new ideas and always be looking for ways to improve.

The Admissions team sits within The Student Recruitment team with External Relations. The Student Recruitment Team includes Admissions and Enquiries, International Student Recruitment and Widening Participation and Outreach.

We particularly welcome applications from staff with protected characteristics, such as BAME, disabled and LGBT+ communities in both academic and professional services roles.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Jessica Chilton at Jessica.Chilton@nottingham.ac.uk

Full time, permanent post. Salary: £30, 942 – £40,322 per annum. Closing date: 18 August 2021.

 

Widening Participation Officer, Oxford Brookes University

Oxford Brookes University is looking for two Widening Participation Officers to work as part of the Access Projects team within the Access & Outreach team. The post holders will liaise with academic colleagues to deliver sustained and intensive outreach projects for students from under-represented groups.

The responsibilities of the Widening Participation Officer include:

  • coordinating a portfolio of access and recruitment projects including large-scale events such as summer schools and mentoring programmes, as well as delivering subject streams for the Discover Brookes and Brookes Engage sustained access programmes.
  • developing and delivering virtual and face-to-face content and activities for the portfolio of access and recruitment projects mentioned above.
  • developing and maintaining relationships with academics delivering subject pathways, and writing and designing communications about widening participation projects.
  • working closely with academic colleagues in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences to develop workshops for schools and colleges.

You should have:

  • awareness of Higher Education student recruitment and widening participation context.
  • experience of organising events.
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • experience of developing and delivering workshops or presentations.
  • related experience of working in an educational setting, including experience of working with young people.

You will enjoy the benefits of working at Oxford Brookes University with up to 38 days holiday, rising to 41 days holiday (this includes 13 Bank Holidays and Concessionary Days), a generous Local Government pension scheme (14.7% Employer contribution rate), cycle to work scheme and access to a variety of university facilities (NHS Dentist, Brookes Nursery, Gym and sports facilities). For more information about benefits please see the document ‘All about Brookes’ below.

Full time, permanent post. Salary: £27,511 rising annually to £30,046 pa. Closing date: 22 August 2021.

 

Student Outcomes Officer (Learning), Student Success, King’s College London.
The Student Outcomes Officer (Learning) is a vital member of the Student Outcomes team. The Student Success Department champions student success through meaningful collaboration with both students and staff to deliver a quality experience for students from all backgrounds.

The purpose of this role is to develop and deliver learning opportunities to grow inclusive leadership amongst academic and professional services staff and students across King’s. The role is responsible for leading the Conversations About Race programme and working with King’s Academy to deliver Inclusive Practice for Educators. For further information

Full time permanent role. Salary: £32,676 – £37,297 including London Weighting. Closing date: 22 August 2021.

 


Director of the Office for Institutional Equity, Leeds Trinity University

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional leader for the newly created Office for Institutional Equity. As a member of the University’s Leadership Team and an attendee of University Executive Board, the position of Director of the OIE will be both a challenging and rewarding one. With the ability to advocate and influence across the University, support and challenge institutional performance in closing attainment and employment gaps, the Director will lead a programme of training, engagement, accreditation, monitoring and integrated practice improvement. The Director will work collaboratively with the other departments/units to improve the quality of life for students, staff, and the community of Leeds Trinity University.

The ideal candidate will be a clear strategic thinker with strong influencing skills and an outstanding track record in leading and managing positive organisational change in a large, complex institution. They will have extensive experience managing, directing, and improving outcomes regarding equality, diversity & inclusion, with in-depth knowledge of related regulations and policies.

To apply for this post or for an informal discussion, please contact Mark Holleran at TalentEdu who have been exclusively retained for this post: m.holleran@talentedu.co.uk or telephone: +44 (0) 203 290 2907.

Full-time, permanent post. Salary: circa £70,000 per annum. Closing date: 22 August 2021. Interviews expected to take place on 24 September 2021.

 

Senior Widening Participation Evaluation Officer, Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University is a large and diverse place to work, right in the heart of the UK’s second city. We have an exciting role to add to our Student Recruitment team, taking on the ownership of our Widening Participation (WP) evaluation and data analysis. This role will suit an experienced outreach professional with particular understanding in the area of Widening Participation and/or data evaluation.

We are looking for an Evaluation Officer that will liaise develop, and evaluate against, an evaluation framework and facilitate meaningful analysis of the performance of BCU’s WP work. They will provide detailed insight and management information to senior management as well as ensuring that any data needed is provided by OfS reporting deadlines (as well as any ad-hoc requests).
The role holder will also work closely with the Market Research Team to manage the data collected to enable tracking of student engagement and progression. In addition, they will take on responsibility for the schools and colleges engagement evaluation.

You will be supporting in bringing the University’s Widening Participation strategy to life, providing impact reporting and data to ensure that BCU is situated as a market leader in our Widening Participation (WP) recruitment and activity. You will help to develop the position of BCU as “the University for Birmingham”.

Permanent post. Salary: £29,951 to £32,555 pa. Closing date: 23 August 2021.

 

Head of Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion – The Institution of Engineering & Technology

At the IET we take equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) seriously and you’ll have an important role in helping us achieve our ambitions. The Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion will have overall management of a range of impactful projects supporting protected characteristics within the organisation and across the represented sector including formation and delivery of the organisation’s diversity strategy and action plans.
You will be working with colleagues across the organisation to develop and grow a diversity and inclusion measurement framework for different areas of IET activity. Working collaboratively with internal stakeholders to develop and grow a diversity and inclusion measurement framework for different areas of IET Activity, as well as developing close relationships with external partners to break down barriers and promote ED&I across the sector, Government, and society. Responsibilities include:

  • develop and deliver a plan and structure to support good practice for the delivery of the ED&I Strategy, working collaboratively with our other offices and networks across the world
  • act as a critical friend and challenging people across the organization to have inclusion by design across all activities
  • act as the IET’s ED&I spokesperson, speaking at conferences and to journalists as needed.

You will have a strong background in an EDI management role and as a natural influencer and engager, you will be highly personable and able to build effective stakeholder relationships, internally and externally, at all levels. A genuine passion for leading diversity, equality and inclusion work is a must.
Full time, permanent post. Stevenage, Herts (2/3 days per week) / Hybrid Working. Salary: c. £50,000 – £60,000 per annum, plus bonus. Closing date: not available at this time.