Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Officer
0.7 FTE which is 26.25 hours/week
We are seeking to appoint an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Officer.
This is an exciting new position which will offer the right candidate the opportunity to shape and lead projects from conception through to final implementation, to fulfil the departments’ Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) strategies. A large part of this role will also involve gathering and analysing a wide range of data, to inform decision making, and measure the achievement of Athena Swan action plan objectives.
Reporting to the Divisional Planning and Equality Manager, you will be based in the Department of Economics.
To be successful in this role, you will be educated to degree level or equivalent and demonstrate a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion. This includes the capacity to make hypotheses and suggest policy and practice interventions that will have an impact on gender equality, anti-racism and other equality and diversity issues
You will possess strong organisational, and project management skills, and be able to work independently and flexibly to achieve objectives and meet deadlines.
You will demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills, including the ability to write concise and clear reports, and give illuminating visual presentations.
Sound IT and numeracy skills are essential, as is the ability to propose and carry out quantitative and qualitative research.
Prior knowledge and experience of an academic department is desirable. Knowledge of Athena SWAN and experience of working on equality and diversity issues in the Higher Education sector would be an advantage.
This post is part-time (0.7 FTE) and fixed term for 3 years in the first instance.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 06 January 2023. It is expected that interviews will take place on week commencing 16 January 2023. Please note that as part of our recruitment processes applications internal to the University will be considered first. This post may be offered as a secondment opportunity.
Please refer to the further particulars for more about the role, the further particulars and application page can be found here:
You will be asked to submit a CV and supporting statement as part of your application.
University of Oxford
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