Head of Equality and Diversity

Derby University
£35,000 to £40,000 per annum
09 Aug 2017
14 Aug 2017
Head of Equality and Diversity An exciting Head of Equality and Diversity role with an excellent education provider. Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an extraordinary place to learn and incredibly rewarding place to work. Position: Head of Equality and Diversity Location: Derby Job Type: Permanent, full time Salary: £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Closing date: 21st August 2017 About the role: The University of Derby want to ensure that Equality, Diversity and Inclusion is at the heart of everything they do and this is an integral part of their values and behaviours. Their new four year EDI strategy has been devised with this in mind. The foundations have been laid and they need someone who has the passion, drive and ability to build on this strategy and really embed diversity and inclusion into every aspect of the University's work. Their ambition is to attract and retain people from as wide a range of backgrounds as possible. You will be expected to deliver transformational change across all areas of the employee lifecycle, enabling practical steps to ensure that their staff profile reflects their student body and their local community. However, being a University, the role does not stop there but also covers diversity and inclusion for their students, ensuring that every student has access to the facilities and support they need to be able to succeed to the best of their ability. About you: You will have an up-to-date knowledge of legislation and best practice in the EDI area, have the ability to provide expert advice and guidance and be able to balance this against the business needs of the University. This is a fantastic opportunity for an established Diversity and Inclusion professional to build upon this critical area within HR and really make a difference. The University of Derby are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect everyone who works for them to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect. You may have experience of the following: Head of Organisational Diversity, Employee Relations, Equality & Diversity Adviser, Policy Manager, Head of Diversity, Outreach & Diversity, HR Consultant, Head of Diversity & Employee Engagement, Human Resources, Policy Development Manager, Head of Organisational Development, Diversity Manager, Director of Organisational Development, Diversity Manager, HR Manager, Equality Manager, etc This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK's leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.

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