Deputy Head of ED&I
The University of Cambridge is recognised globally as a renowned centre for research, education and scholarship. We employ more than 12,500 staff in a range of academic, research and professional services roles, all of whom play a key role in maintaining and enhancing our world leading reputation. Our people are our greatest asset, and it is critical to our continued success that we create the right conditions for our people to thrive at Cambridge.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (ED&I) features significantly in the University's People Strategy, which alongside other institutional strategies provides a framework for a holistic approach to ED&I in the University. The ED&I team works closely with the Academic Division to address ED&I issues related to both staff and students (where applicable). One of the team's main aims is to provide support for the University's ED&I activities across all disciplines. The team collaborates with various Schools, Faculties, Departments, Non School Institutions and Colleges, to develop policies, objectives, priorities and projects in line with ED&I goals, and ensuring equity for all. This includes supporting initiatives, such as the University's Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter.
The Deputy Head of Equality Diversity and Inclusion (ED&I) will report to the Head of ED&I and provide the ED&I Team with a strategic support function. As the Deputy, you will serve as the cornerstone of our strategic initiatives, playing a pivotal role in advancing our ED&I agenda. You will support ED&I transformational change and drive the development of policy and the mainstreaming of ED&I. This includes:
As our Deputy Head of ED&I, you will have the unique opportunity to be at the forefront of transformative change, helping to build a more inclusive and equitable future.
In order to succeed in this role, you will have:
Benefits of working at Cambridge include:
We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part- time working or other flexible working arrangements.
We particularly welcome applications from candidates from a BME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in our department.
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Please ensure a CV and supporting letter is uploaded with your application.
Further information is available via the link below.
Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to: Ndunge Kivuitu, Head of ED&I, at [email protected].
Closing date: 8th December 2023 Interview dates: 4th & 5th January 2024
Please quote reference AH39429 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.
The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.Further information
Human Resources Division, Central CambridgeSalary
16 November 2023Closing date
8 December 2023
Deputy Head of ED&I;
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