|Salary:||£35,333 to £42,155 per annum, pro rata if part time|
|Placed On:||6th February 2023|
|Closes:||7th March 2023|
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 are looking for an EDI Consultant with experience of providing expert advice and insight on equality, diversity and inclusion legislation, policy and practice to support the University to deliver its vision and goals, set out in our Inclusive Sussex strategy.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Unit, whose work is currently arranged with each colleague taking forward a major workstream to build a shared approach to inclusion. This role will initially take on one of more of the following: our anti-racist programme of work, our first submission to the Advance HE Race Equality Charter, leading the implementation of a flagship project, Black At Sussex, or our programme of work on gender equality.
This post requires excellent communication and influencing skills, programme management, an analytical approach with the ability to work comfortably with data and evaluation tools and to work collaboratively and with autonomy. You should have up to date knowledge of relevant legislation and good practice, with experience of successfully implementing EDI initiatives.
For work focused on race equity, we welcome applications from those with an understanding and experience of race equity which could be from a community, work or education setting,
The University of Sussex was founded in 1961 and led the way in developing interdisciplinary research and studies. Today, we’re a leading research-intensive university with over 140,000 alumni across the world. Driven by our 2025 strategic vision and our values, our ambition is to create a better University for a better world.
The University of Sussex celebrates and promotes diversity, equality and inclusion amongst our staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds. Applications are particularly welcomed from disabled and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in the division. You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy, Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.
Please contact Isobel Pearce I.M.Pearce@sussex.ac.uk for informal enquiries.
For full details and how to apply see our vacancies page
Please note: The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK.
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