Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator Ref: 7219

School/department:   HR/EDI Unit
Hours: Part time hours considered up to a maximum of 0.6 FTE / 22 hours
Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
No less than 0.4 FTE considered.
Contract: fixed-term until 31 August 2022
Reference: 7219
Salary: starting at £22,254 to £25,627 per annum (full-time equivalent salary), pro rata as part time
Placed on:  25 November 2021
Closing date:  10 January 2022. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: TBC
Expected start date: As soon as possible


Job description

  • The Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Unit is looking for an Administrator for a fixed-term period to 31 August 2022, to join our small team and play a vital role ensuring the smooth administration and organisation of the Unit. You will play a key role in supporting the University to achieve its stated commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.
  • The activities of the EDI Unit are focussed on supporting the delivery of our EDI strategy which covers work across the protected characteristics. You will be responsible for all team administration, including the organisation and minuting of meetings, budget administration, background research and other general administration as needed.
  • A key responsibility for the Unit is to ensure that people are aware of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policies, procedures and events across the University. This requires an actively managed website and use of social media to promote events and raise awareness. This will form a key part of your responsibilities.
  • You will also be providing support to the team in setting up and running events. The role will require you to work with students and staff at all levels of the organisation, with other teams across the University, and with external partners. You will have strong planning and organisational skills, be able to work with minimal supervision and have the ability to juggle workloads to meet challenging and competing deadlines

Please contact Jackie Rymell at mailto:j.a.rymell@sussex.ac.uk for informal enquiries.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 7219 [PDF 41KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

Visa Sponsorship Queries:   

This role may be eligible for sponsorship. If you require visa sponsorship from the University of Sussex to undertake this role please consult our Skilled Worker Visa information page for further information. If you want further advice on sponsorship eligibility please contact HRCompliance@sussex.ac.uk 


How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to profservicesrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as google.docs or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.


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