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Equality & Projects Officer

Bath Spa University - Human Resources

Location: Bath
Salary: £27,511 to £32,816 Per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 4th November 2020
Closes: 29th November 2020

Location:  Newton Park, Bath

Hours:  37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Closing:  12 midnight GMT, 29 November 2020

Interviews:  11 December 2020

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to work collaboratively with staff and students across the University community to support the Equality Objectives and raise the profile of equality, diversity and inclusion across the organisation.

Reporting to the Director of HR, and working closely with the Chair of the Equality and Diversity Steering Group, you will be the central point of co-ordination in supporting a broad range of activities that promote equality, diversity and inclusion.

One of the current responsibilities will be supporting the activities recently agreed in our well attended staff and student Equality Forum that was arranged in response to the Black Lives Matter movement.

Joining our welcoming community, who are committed to making a difference, you will be organising events and workshops, supporting staff networks, and working with all levels of our staff, our students and external bodies.  You will be monitoring our progress, innovating where possible and making sure you are well connected to ensure we are responsive to demands and at the forefront of best practise.

About us

Bath Spa University is focussed on creative enterprise and guided by our four values of respect, inclusivity, collaboration and sustainability. We teach around 8,000 students on a set of campuses around Bath, with most being located at Newton Park, including a listed Georgian house and grounds, or Locksbrook Road, our new city-centre art and design campus.  Our research centres focus on creative industries and humanities.

Our purpose is to challenge our students and staff to realise their talent and thrive, for their own benefit and for the wider good. By doing this we will think and make the world better.

About you

The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, make connections easily and inspire others to engage in equality activities.  They will be able to analyse and interpret data and present conclusions and potential actions persuasively both in person and in reports.

They will be well organised, self-motivated and have a firm understanding of equality, diversity and inclusion issues and experience in responding to them in a way that maximises engagement.  Their commitment to the equality agenda will be evident.

For an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Arlene Stone via a.stone@bathspa.ac.uk.

How to apply

For further information or to apply on-line please visit Bath Spa University jobs page. 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 hrcontact@bathspa.ac.uk.

Please be aware that the interviews for this role will be undertaken via the Google video conferencing system - details of which will be provided to those invited to interview.

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

Please note, unfortunately due to the SOC level and salary associated with this post we would be unable to sponsor any applicants requiring a Tier 2 (general) visa. For further information, please visit the following link: https://www.gov.uk/tier-2-general

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