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EDI Officer

London, United Kingdom
Starting from £38,022 per annum inclusive of London Weighting
Closing date
14 Nov 2024

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Location: Docklands Campus
Salary: Starting from £38,022 per annum inclusive of London Weighting
Post Type:  Full Time
Post Type:  Permanent
Closing Date: Tuesday 14 November 2023
Interview Date: Tuesday 21 November 2023
Reference: 3175-23

University of East London

We’re the University of East London (UEL) founded in 1898 and proud to change lives through education. Our goal is to advance industry 5.0 careers-first education and provide a clear path to the jobs and opportunities of the future. We’re committed to driving diversity in the 5.0 talent pipeline, working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found and creating a balanced, inclusive, and green future.

But we can't achieve this goal alone. We need forward-thinking, innovative, and curious individuals like you to join our community and help us craft our future. As part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of people who share your passion for creating positive change. We’re an inclusive and welcoming community that is constantly moving forward, never satisfied with the status quo.

About Us

The Office for Institutional Equity (OIE) is the first department of its kind in the UK. It has specific responsibility for addressing inequalities within the institution by creating sustainable cultural changes that will positively impact the University community. Our vision is that UEL is known as one of the UK’s most inclusive universities and delivers sector-leading outcomes because of its inclusiveness. We will advance an inclusive, equitable, respectful, and anti-racist environment for staff, students, and stakeholders. We will also support the delivery of UEL’s legal obligations, under the Public Sector Equality Duty, with the elimination of discrimination, the advancement of equality of opportunity and fostering of good relations across UEL’s diverse communities.

About the Job

To work under the direction of the Senior EDI Officer and the Dean of OIE. To provide support and lead on OIE’s communication strategy and OIE social media coordination and monitoring. To  lead and provide support on OIE events and activities. To provide support for the various staff networks at UEL.

About You

If you are enthusiastic and passionate about creating, supporting and facilitating events, and activities that breaks down barriers and empowers individuals, this is the perfect opportunity for you. Join the OIE and be a driving force in shaping a more inclusive and diverse society at UEL.

Benefits Package

Here at UEL we understand it’s about more than just a salary. It’s about the entire package on offer along with our outstanding work environment and inclusive culture. We know the market rates for this vacancy and will offer a genuinely competitive salary DOE.

We care deeply about your wellbeing and our benefits includes: 20% pension (4% from you, 16% from us), 25 days holiday (plus 3 days over Christmas) plus bank holidays, hybrid working for most positions, and we’re always open to consider flexible working arrangements. We have a shared success bonus of £4,250 pa, subsidised gym membership, 3 times base salary life assurance, a cashback healthcare scheme and wide variety of other generous benefits including discounts on; Apple and Samsung products, holidays, clothing, fitness, lifestyle, dining out and weekly shopping.

Equal Opportunities

UEL is an inclusive equal opportunities employer and are proud of our Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity achievements, including: zero gender pay gap, members of Stonewall and have won Athena Swan awards. We expect all employees of UEL to accept our EDI policy and will not tolerate discrimination in any form.

So, if you’d like to take your career to the next level with us here at the University of East London and are inspired by our environment.

Further details:    Job Description & Person Specification    

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To contact the recruitment team please phone +44 20 8223 3000 x 4600 or e-mail

CVs without a completed application form will not be accepted.

At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.

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