Head of Equality and Inclusion

Leeds, United Kingdom
£51,034 to £59,135 p.a.
28 Feb 2020
End of advertisement period
25 Mar 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Leeds was established in 1904 and is one of the largest higher education institutions in the UK, renowned globally for the quality of its teaching and research. The University strives to achieve academic excellence within an ethical framework informed by values of integrity, equality and inclusion, community and professionalism.

At the University of Leeds we passionately believe in delivering an inclusive experience for staff and students. The Head of Equality and Inclusion will be primarily responsible for the development and delivery of the University’s Equality and Inclusion Strategy and Framework and providing strategic leadership to the Equality Policy Unit (EPU), the University’s centre for strategy, policy and guidance development on staff and student equality and inclusion matters.

As well as having senior leadership experience in equality and inclusion in a large and complex organisation and evidence of delivering impact and positive change, the successful candidate will be a professional, pragmatic, influential and collaborative leader. They will enjoy working in a diverse organisation and relish the challenge of using their professional experience and expertise to deliver change where it is required, and to consolidate and extend good practice where it exists.

The HR team is proud of its reputation and contribution, and works together in a supportive and constructive manner. Building on the EPU’s current reputation and success, the Head of Equality and Inclusion will ensure that the credibility of the unit remains high and that its partnership approach with academic and service leaders continues to be supportive, constructive and forward looking.

For further information and details of how to apply, please visit or contact Emma Wilkins at Dixon Walter on 07741 875289, or at

The closing date for applications is 25 March 2020 at 5pm.
Final interviews will be held on 30 April 2020. 

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Professional Services
School/Institute:  Equality Policy Unit
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Salary:  £51,034 to £59,135 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Release Date:  Thursday 27 February 2020
Closing Date:  Wednesday 25 March 2020
Reference:  CSEQU1009

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