Head of Equality

Hatfield, Hertfordshire (GB)
£49,149 to £55,297 pa
14 May 2018
End of advertisement period
27 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Post Title:         Head of Equality

SBU/Department:      Office of the Vice Chancellor / Equality Office

Salary:     UH9 £49,149 to £55,297 pa with potential to progress to £58,655 pa by annual increments on achieving designated skills and experience. 

Grade:         UH9

FTE:             Full time position working 37 hours per week (1 FTE)

Duration of Contract: Permanent

The Head of Equality will develop and drive the implementation of the University’s equality, diversity and inclusion strategy and policy, ensuring the University’s policy and practice fully reflects the organisation’s commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.  The post holder will also lead and manage the Equality Office to ensure it provides specialist advice and guidance on all aspects of equality, diversity and inclusion.  

Full details of the duties and person specification are included in the Job Description. The post holder will work closely with the Secretary and Registrar, Deputy Secretary and Registrar, the Head of Human Resources and the Dean of Students.  He/she will be expected to engage internally and externally with senior level management.

The post holder will be qualified to degree level or be able to demonstrate appropriate equivalent experience.  Proven substantial experience in an equality function in either a public sector or commercial environment is essential, as the ability to demonstrate existing leadership and managerial skills in an academic environment.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: Helen Davidson 01707 284804

Closing Date: 27 May 2018

Reference Number: 016214

The University offers a range of benefits including a pension scheme, professional development, family friendly policies, child care vouchers, a fee waiver of 50% for all children of staff under the age of 21 at the start of the course, discounted memberships at the Hertfordshire Sports Village and generous annual leave.

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