Race Equality Charter Manager
Race Equality Charter Manager (12 months fixed term maternity cover or secondment opportunity)
Reference Number 60031403
Location Northampton Square
School / Service Professional Services
Department Human Resources
Contract Duration Fixed Term
Salary Range (£) 45361 to 54131
Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.
City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.
In the last decade, City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.
Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made signiﬁcant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.
As part of a broader inclusion agenda, City holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award and is committed to applying for a Race Equality Charter award, as part of our ongoing commitment to advancing equality, diversity and inclusion in higher education.
This role will be a focal point of Race Equality related activity, coordinating the application process for the Race Equality Charter (REC) award at institution-level and supporting Schools with race equality activity.
The REC Manager will work with senior staff across City to ensure that the REC requirements are embedded in City’s policies and communications. The role holder will also work closely with the Equality and Diversity Manager, the REC self-assessment team and City’s Equality Committee. The role holder will support the development of the REC application and Action Plan over the next year.
The successful candidate will have experience of working in the equality, diversity and inclusion field with particular focus on race equality. Experience of analysing and interpreting large and complex data sets for relevance and meaning and communicating findings through a range of mediums is essential.
Candidates will also need to have experience of similar charter application processes such as Athena SWAN, Stonewall or Investors in People (IIP) resulting in successful award. Experience in HE or other large, complex organisation.
City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.
This is a fixed term contract or secondment opportunity to cover maternity leave.
Closing date for applications: 11.59pm 5th October 2020
Interviews will be held on 20th October 2020
Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity.
Academic excellence for business and the professions.