EDI Chartermarks and Accreditations Officer

University of Central Lancashire
February 23, 2023
Offerd Salary:£32,348 - £37,474
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EDI Chartermarks and Accreditations Officer

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Preston Campus


Grade: G (£32,348 - £37,474)

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Full time

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Professional Services



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The EDI Chartermarks and Accreditations Officer role provides an exciting opportunity to be at the heart of implementing UCLan's approach to achieving its long-term EDI institutional goals. This important role within the EDI team will ensure that we have a consistent, co-ordinated and impactful approach to utilising EDI chartermarks and accreditations to achieve our EDI goals. The postholder will work with chartermark teams, including Athena Swan, Race Equality Chartermark and Stonewall Equality Index, and provide support, guidance and project management in the developing actions and submissions. The post-holder will also provide oversight of all EDI accreditations to ensure that they are meaningful and having positive impact for our students, staff and wider stakeholders.

The opportunity comes at a critical time for EDI work at UCLan as it seeks to build on its reputation as a widening participation university as well as its determination to address long-standing inequalities within the institution. The successful candidate will have significant experience of leading EDI initiatives as well as being involved in EDI strategy/policy development. The post-holder will be essential in maintaining forward momentum and ensure that actions to tackle inequalities are being taken to embed principles of equality in all areas. The post-holder will be well organised, have a strong commitment to advance equality, diversity and inclusion and be able to work with some degree of independence.

The successful candidate will have a Degree qualification or equivalent relevant professional experience and we welcome applicants with relevant experience whatever their industry or sector background.

UCLan strives to be equal, diverse and inclusive and a place where everyone has a positive sense of belonging. We particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups.

For an informal, confidential discussion please contact Leona Trimble @ [email protected]

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.

School/Service: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Contract Type: Indefinite

Interview Date: To be confirmed

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