Inclusion Services Manager

Edinburgh Napier University - Student Wellbeing & Inclusion

Why Join Us?

Based in the heart of Scotland’s historic and culturally rich capital city, Edinburgh Napier University is a forward thinking institution home to forward-thinking people, inspired by the world around them.

Student Wellbeing and Inclusion provides high quality, professional services to support potential and current students from their initial enquiry to Edinburgh Napier University through to graduation. We aim to provide a positive and supportive environment for all students and staff on the basis of individual merits, ability and potential.

We are currently looking to recruit an Inclusion Services Manager. This is an exciting opportunity to lead and continue to develop an innovative student focused service. In partnership with the Head of Student Wellbeing and Inclusion, you will lead and drive forward two key strategic areas: inclusion for disabled students and student financial inclusion.

Further to this, you will lead and manage the Student Disability Inclusion team and provide direction and support to the Student Funding Team Leader to deliver a range of services to support student academic success and retention. You will be responsible for setting and communicating strategy, policies and team delivery plans in order that the University meets or exceeds its statutory obligations in relation to equality legislation.

Who Are We Looking For?

Our ideal candidate will have significant experience as a disability and/or student-funding practitioner and will have experience of strategic contribution to planning, development and delivery in the context of enhancing the student experience.

Candidates will ideally have a background in Higher Education, ideally within the management of student support services, and will have extensive experience in delivering student disability or funding services. With this, they will have an understanding of equality legislation and direct experience of developing and implementing equality and diversity focussed policies and plans.

For a full list of our essential criteria please view the full role description here

Edinburgh Napier University is committed to supporting equality in the workplace and encourages diversity. We currently hold a bronze Athena SWAN institutional award.

How will we reward you?

The University offers an extensive personal benefits package, as well as discounted membership to our innovative gym & leisure facilities across various campuses.

View further information on our benefits here

Interviews will be held in January, with candidates being contacted after our December break

Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG)

This post is subject to registration with the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme, for regulated work with children and/or protected adults as appropriate. Employment in this post is conditional on the successful post holder being able to obtain/holding PVG scheme membership. The successful candidate will not be permitted to commence employment until this has been confirmed.

Information provided will be kept confidential and individuals will not be discriminated against unnecessarily due to non-relevant offending background. If you require further information on the PVG scheme, please visit Disclosure Scotland PVG scheme

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