City, University of London

City, University of London London, UK
Full time
Background 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 19,500 students (35% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries. In the last REF, City doubled 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: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026. City is committed to advancing equality, diversity and inclusion (ED&I). As part of our ED&I strategy City has pledged to apply for a Race Equality Charter award as part of our work to advance race equality. City has held an Athena SWAN Bronze award since 2016. The Equality and Diversity team is part of Organisational Development, in Human Resources. The Human Resources Department is a strategic function which supports City's core business through the development and implementation of policies which underpin its Vision & Strategy 2026. Responsibilities Reporting to the Equality and Diversity Manager and working closely with the University Equality Committee, and Race Equality Charter Advisory Group, the post holder will assist with the delivery of the Equality and Diversity Strategy and will be a focal point of Race Equality activity. The role holder will support the development of the application process for the Race Equality Charter (REC) award at institution-level and will support Schools and Professional Services with race equality activity. The REC Manager will work with senior staff and key stakeholders across City to ensure that REC actions are implemented and embedded in City's policies, practices and communications. Person Specification Applicants will have experience of working in equality, diversity and inclusion with particular focus on race equality as well as knowledge and understanding of equality legislation. Applicants will also have experience of applying for similar equality charter awards, such as Athena SWAN or Stonewall. Additional Information City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development. Closing date for applications: 11.59pm 16th September 2018 Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity. Academic excellence for business and the professions.