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Equality and Inclusion Co-ordinator

Do you have an interest and knowledge of working in Equality and Inclusion? Have you experience in supporting senior staff? Would you like to use your strong organisational skills to plan and organise diversity events?

The Equality Policy Unit (EPU) is a small team with university-wide impact driving the University of Leeds’ vision to be ‘a beacon of excellence for Equality and Inclusion in the higher education sector. We develop and influence strategy and policy, and provide high quality information, advice and guidance on all student and staff equality and inclusion matters.

You will support the Head of Equality and Inclusion and a team of specialist Equality and Inclusion Advisers, including agenda preparation and the servicing of working groups, meetings and events. You will also produce plans, briefings and communication materials in support of the Unit’s activities, which focus on supporting the delivery of our Equality and Inclusion Framework and related strategies and initiatives, such as the Leeds Gender Framework, Leeds LGBT Framework and Leeds Race Framework. We are looking for someone excited by the opportunity to work proactively and take initiative and who is willing to get involved in a wide variety of activities to support the work of the team. 

You will bring a good knowledge of and interest in Equality and Inclusion (E&I), ideally having some experience of working in an E&I environment. You will have strong planning and organisational skills, be able to work with minimal supervision and have the ability to juggle workloads to meet challenging and competing deadlines.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Sabiha Patel, Head of Equality and Inclusion

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 3964, email: 


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Professional Services
School/Institute:  Equality Policy Unit
Category:  Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade:  Grade 5
Salary:  £22,659 to £26,243 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (1 year - due to cover for temporary absence)
Release Date:  Wednesday 03 July 2019
Closing Date:  Wednesday 17 July 2019
Interview Date:  Wednesday 31 July 2019
Reference:  CSEQU1005
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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