Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Officer

University of the Arts London

United Kingdom

Full time

Jul 8

This job is no longer accepting applications.

About the job

Full time


UAL - High Holborn, London UK

£34,943 - £42,914 per annum

A new and exciting opportunity for a dedicated and enthusiastic individual who is passionate about working collaboratively with staff and students to achieve a culture that is fully inclusive for all. 

The Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Officer will work with colleagues in the EDI team as well as stakeholders across University of the Arts London to support the promotion and enhancement of our diversity strategies and principles. The postholder will be responsible for helping to deliver and maintain the University EDI agenda with particular accountability for supporting and facilitating applications made by the University for the Race Equality Charter and Stonewall Workplace Equality Index. 

Why choose us?

University of the Arts London (UAL) is the world’s second best university for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings® 2019 with a vibrant global centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. We have bold plans for the future, which include the completion of one of the most ambitious programmes of infrastructure investment in the sector, a new Academic Strategy, EDI Strategy, Anti-Racism Strategy and a dynamic People Strategy.

In return, we offer a competitive employment package including a salary that reflects working in London; an attractive pension scheme; and a commitment to your continuing personal and career development in an environment that encourages creativity, diversity and excellence. Relocation assistance is available.

Your profile

The successful EDI Officer will be responsible for training employees and managers around diversity and equality policies and legislation, supporting managers to achieve their diversity agendas and implement new diversity and equality strategies to align with changes in legislation work in order for UAL to achieve different diversity accreditation.

Educated to degree level or equivalent, you must have experience in an EDI position, with practical experience of the provision of related advice and information. A good understanding of how the Equality Act 2010 works in practice and an awareness of relevant regional and national EDI networks and organisations is equally important. Experience within higher education would be desirable.


If you have any queries, you may contact oeastaffrecruitment@arts.ac.uk

Closing date: 11 July 2021 23:55.

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

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