University of Exeter

University of Exeter

Programme Manager (Cornwall EDI)

Job details

Job reference


Date posted


Application closing date



Cornwall (Hybrid)


The starting salary will be from £ 41,732 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience.


Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).

Contractual hours




Job category/type

Admin, Professional, Managerial


P90072/ Job Description.pdf
Programme Manager (Cornwall EDI)

Job description

Human Resources – Culture and Inclusion


This role offers the opportunity for hybrid working – some time on campus and some from home.

This new full-time post is available immediately on a permanent basis. Whilst this is a full-time role, please contact us if you are looking for part-time hours as we may be able to offer some flexibility.

Summary of the role

Wellbeing, Inclusion and Culture (WIC) is an essential part of the University of Exeter's values and enriches employment, research, studying and learning experiences here and in the wider Exeter and Cornwall community. We are proud to be attracting talented staff and students from across the world and are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive and where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks to ensure that we are an open, inclusive and safe community for all.

Available immediately, this new role within the Culture and Inclusion team will play a leading role in developing an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) programme of work to support the University of Exeter's Cornwall Strategy, with a focus on delivering impact through internal and external partnerships and community engagement.

The post holder will work with a range of stakeholders to provide EDI leadership and subject matter expertise to the University's management team and regional partners in Cornwall, with a focus on enhancing the student and staff experience by supporting the development of local EDI capacity and infrastructure.

You will possess an informed and operational knowledge of current equalities legislation and best practice with significant experience of delivering impactful change programmes across inclusion and culture portfolios. Solution- focused and an excellent communicator, you will be experienced in engaging, influencing and negotiating with a range of stakeholders and have a working knowledge of the EDI landscape in Cornwall.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role by clicking on the attachment.

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

We are committed to ensuring reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community.

With over 30,000 students and 7,000 staff from 150 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN and Project Juno for Physics), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer.

Further information

Please contact Shraddha Chaudhary (Assistant Director, Culture and Inclusion) at [email protected]

Job details


Programme Manager (Cornwall EDI)


University of Exeter


United Kingdom


November 17, 2023

Application deadline

November 30, 2023

Job type



Agricultural Science,Business and Economics,Physics

About the employer

The University of Exeter is a public university that focuses on research. It was established in the year 1955. In 1851, it was first formed as Schools of Science and Art. In 1900, its name was then changed to the Royal Albert Memorial College which later converted into a university college of the southwest in the year 1922. And finally, it received its authorization in 1955 as the University of Exeter.

The university is a part of the Russell Group which contains the top research-intensive universities of United Kingdom and has a total of 3 campuses. Out of all 3, Streatham is the largest campus by area as it contains most of the university's executive buildings.

Also, it is considered as one of the most beautiful buildings in the nation. Moreover, the Penryn campus is associated with Falmouth University as per a combined initiative.

The University has more than 25,263 student population who are coming from over 130 different nations. The university organizes its educational and administrative departments into 6 scholastic colleges. There are many research centres and institutes inside the campus. There are more than 200 student societies including creative writing, theatre club, Socialist Students societies, Poker Society and Conservative Future society. The university maintains an athletic union which is responsible for organizing and administrating all the sports activities fairly and actively. The union governs more than 50 sports clubs which have around 5,000 students.

The university has a great alumni base and actively connects with more than 125,000 alumni in 183 countries across the world. The graduates have been working in different fields. From globally known business leaders and lawyers to inspiring leaders and teachers to highly praised members of the press and artists, this university has proudly touched the lives of its alumni. Some of the much-known alumni of the university are J.K. Rowling (author- famous for Harry Potter series), Ameenah Gurib (Mauritius's 6th President) and Abdullah Gül (Turkey's 11th President).

Similar jobs

Recent blogs