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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Project Manager

University of the Arts, London
Holborn and Covent Garden, London (Greater)
£42,477 - £50,961 per annum
Closing date
24 Jun 2024

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Are you a passionate advocate for equality, diversity, and inclusion? Do you have the vision and expertise to drive transformative change in a dynamic and creative academic environment? UAL is looking for an Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Manager to lead our efforts in creating an inclusive and supportive environment for all students. 

As an EDI Manager, you will be a key player in our Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion team, spearheading student-focused EDI initiatives and projects. Your role will involve formulating policies, conducting research, and developing guidelines to enhance the student experience through a lens of equity and inclusion. 

You will collaborate closely with colleges, professional services, and external partners to ensure that UAL remains at the forefront of best practices in EDI. Your responsibilities will also include advising on Equality Impact Assessments, delivering training, and contributing to our Race Equality Charter initiatives. 

Is this position not quite right? Explore other opportunities within our Culture Hub Team and find the perfect role for you. 

We are hosting an online careers event, where you will have an opportunity to meet the team and get to know more about us. 

Culture Hub Careers Event - Virtual (MS Teams) 

  • When: Tuesday 18th June from 13:00 to 14:00 
  • Where: Microsoft Teams (online) 
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About you 

You will bring a wealth of experience in managing EDI initiatives, particularly those related to students. 

Your in-depth knowledge of the Equality Act 2010 and its application in higher education, combined with your experience in handling charters like Athena SWAN and the Race Equality Charter, will be crucial. 

You will be adept at navigating the complexities of large institutions and will be skilled in influencing and training diverse audiences, including senior staff. 

Your ability to produce and analyse statistical reports, along with your effective communication and leadership skills, will ensure the successful implementation of our EDI strategies. 

We are UAL 

University of the Arts London (UAL) offers an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. We are a collegiate University spread across London with six Colleges, four Institutes and five Research Centres. UAL also has two subsidiary companies, delivering specialist activities – UAL Short Courses Ltd, and UAL Arts Temps Ltd. 

We’re made up of all types of people, coming together in London, the world’s creative capital. We are designers, artists, performers, thinkers, researchers and makers. Our students, staff and graduates form a global network of creatives, entrepreneurs and leaders. Together, our ideas change the world. Because the world needs creativity. 

We are ranked highly across the board. We are ranked first for specialist art and design, second in the world for Art and Design in the 2023 QS World University Rankings (for the fifth year in a row), ranked fifth in sustainability and two of our colleges were rated in the top three fashion schools in the world. 

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Closing date: 23:55, 24th June 2024. 

Our culture 

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility. 


University of the Arts London offers an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. UAL is ranked second in the world for Art and Design in the 2022 QS World University Rankings®.

The University is made up of 6 renowned Colleges: Camberwell College of Arts, Central Saint Martins, Chelsea College of Arts, London College of Communication, London College of Fashion and Wimbledon College of Arts.

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