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HR EDI & Wellbeing Partner

Arts University Bournemouth - Human Resources

0.6 FTE 22.5 hours, permanent

Arts University Bournemouth is renowned globally as a professional arts university, dedicated to turning creativity into careers. Our culture of making, performing, and shaping cultures is at the heart of our learning, research and engagement. Our values speak of collaboration, connectedness and innovative practice, underpinned by a passion for our academic disciplines and extensive partnerships with industry, professions and communities.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and strive for our staff to be from diverse backgrounds.  We positively encourage applications from individuals within under-represented groups and welcome applications from individuals regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. 

We are seeking to recruit to the new position of HR Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Wellbeing Partner to work with the HR team, the EDI team and colleagues across the University to embed an EDI approach within AUB’s People Plan and HR Policies, ensuring that the EDI agenda is inherently considered and applied in our working practices.

You will work with the EDI team to develop and implement a contemporary and future focused EDI approach to support the University’s mission, aims and objectives with regards to equality, diversity and inclusion.  This will include a clear institutional identity and culture for EDI within AUB, promoting equality as a key theme and leading on the delivery of supporting activities, via employee engagement methods, developing and maintaining the knowledge and confidence of all staff in EDI.

You will also develop, introduce and maintain an ongoing wellbeing programme for AUB staff which delivers innovative, engaging and measurable interventions to enhance employee wellbeing, engagement, resilience and performance; helping to drive employee satisfaction and, in turn, organisational success.

With a need to have a flexible and proactive approach, working within an agile and innovative working environment. They will be an excellent communicator and influencer with a strong customer focused approach, who can think laterally to adapt their professional knowledge and experience to the context of the University and its stakeholders.  You will be passionate about the transformative power of higher education, and will be keen to adopt innovative approaches to eliminate inequality and promote diversity and inclusion across the whole University community. 

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Closing Date:             27 July 2021

Interview Date:          05 August 2021

Location: Bournemouth
Salary: £38,017 pro rata per annum
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 12th July 2021
Closes: 27th July 2021
Job Ref: AD0950
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