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At the University of South Wales we are absolutely committed to developing a culture which allows all our staff, students, partners and visitors to feel welcomed, valued and part of an inclusive community. As part of this commitment we now have a vacancy for an experienced Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Manager to join our institution.

The University has recently launched its new Strategic Equality Plan for 2020 to 2024.Within this Plan we have set out how we will take steps to increase the diversity of our workforce; create an inclusive working environment which enables every person to be themselves and be treated with dignity, fairness and respect; and embed equality and inclusion into our decision making and learning and teaching practices.

We are looking for an individual with a passion for equality, diversity and inclusion to lead this next phase of our agenda and make a tangible difference to our ambitious plans. We would like to recruit a colleague who can lead on compliance, coordinate activity to drive improvement against our existing action plans, in addition to implementing new work programmes that will emerge from our recent membership of the Race Equality Charter.

We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and communities, especially with regards to age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race and religion or belief, and Welsh speakers. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities who are currently underrepresented in our workforce. As a Disability Confident employer we guarantee that all disabled candidates that meet the essential criteria for the job vacancy are offered an interview.

The University is committed to work life balance and has a Flexible Working Policy that is open to all employees, from the very start of their employment at USW. Part-time, term-time, job share and flexible working arrangements will be considered, subject to meeting the needs of the University.

The position is based at Treforest Campus of the University of South Wales with travel around all campuses where required. Currently, due to the Covid-19 pandemic many colleagues are working from home.

The Interview and Assessment Process for shortlisted candidates will take place on Friday 13th November 2020.

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