Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Project Lead

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Are you passionate about Equality, Diversity and Inclusion? Are you driven by a desire to make a difference, and to open up opportunities for anyone else to do the same?

This is an exciting new role where no two days will be the same, where you will work alongside a brilliant bunch of people to support student-led activity, ensuring that the Union truly represents the community it is there to support and shaping work on our equality, diversity and inclusion agenda.

You will:
Be a patient and friendly addition to our amazing, vibrant team at the University of York Students’ Union;
Be dynamic and driven by the desire to make a positive change;
Have a good understanding of EDI challenges and opportunities;
Bring strong planning, project management and communication skills;
Take the lead for the development of an EDI strategy which focuses on amplifying the student voice, widening participation and engagement amongst less represented groups and increasing the diversity of our staff team;
Coach and support others to lead campaigns or run activities to open up opportunities for all .

YUSU knows that diversity = success. Whatever your background, religion, identity, relationship status if you're good at what you do and want to provide the best experience possible for, with and by our students then jump in with your whole self.

If this sounds like you we would love to invest in you to bring our ambitions to life and ensure that inclusivity and diversity is at the heart of everything that we do. If you would like to chat more about this role, please contact Nick Glover at [email protected]

Application closing date: 9th August 2021 at 9am

Salary: £24,899

Hours of work: 35 per week (flexi time)

Start date: 1st September 2021


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: EDI project lead JD & PS