Equalitites Project Officer

Bath Spa University
21220.00 - 25298.00 GBP Annual
17 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
HR & Training
Contract Type
Full Time

About us

At Bath Spa University we work with one clear vision: to be a leading university in creativity, culture and enterprise. And we place collaboration at the heart of everything we do. With ever growing student numbers, we make sure our people are engaged and empowered by blending digital technologies, international perspectives, work-oriented connections and inspirational teaching. Together we're on a journey to transform our students' lives. And it starts with people like you.

About the role

This is a new exciting opportunity to work collaboratively with staff and managers across the University to support the Equality Objectives and raise the profile of Equality and Diversity across the organisation, both to students and staff.

Reporting to the Director of HR, and working closely with the Chair of the Equality and Diversity Committee, acting as the lynch pin in supporting all activities focused on equality and diversity.

Leading on events such as the annual Equalities Week and joint Equality Forum, the role will be a co-ordinator, working with a variety of Staff, Management, Students Union Representatives, Unions, and external organisations, both to monitor progress against objectives and to identify innovative and engaging opportunities to strengthen the equality message.

About you (requirements)

The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, working with tact and diplomacy, an ability to challenge the status quo and inspire new ways of thinking. An ability to analyse data and understand the wider organisational picture, whilst thinking creatively to identify innovative solutions.

They will have a proven ability to use initiative and to respond appropriately to situations as they arise and have a proactive and positive approach to work.

They will be able to work both independently and within a team environment; with conflicting priorities and pressures. We are looking for someone committed to equality, diversity and inclusion, though previous experience in an equality role is not essential.

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Liz Pridmore, on or e.pridmore

How to apply

For further information or to apply on-line please visit jobs.bathspa.ac.uk . Please note that CVs will not be considered and those included with application forms will be removed. Any queries regarding the application process or our website should be emailed to .

We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff. These include a nursery, childcare vouchers, pension scheme, flexible working practices, an employee assistance programme, and family-friendly policies

As a Bath Spa Graduate, you can access Bath Spa Careers for up to three years after graduation. Services include support with job applications and interview techniques. For further information, go to CareerHub , email or phone .

We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.