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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Manager

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Managers (Student and Campus Life)

University Park

£33,966 to £45,585 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

Closing Date
Sunday 11 August 2024


As an Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Manager, you will play a crucial role in driving our EDI efforts across the institution, developing our network of EDI partners and experts, and providing access to the resources and platforms that they need to bring about change and make things happen.

You will be excited about working with and understanding diverse communities. You effectively influence, challenge the status quo, and grow equitable, inclusive networks.

You will have experience drafting reports, designing and delivering great presentations, developing and implementing strategies and activities, and understanding relevant regulations/legislation. You will be confident with your IT skills.

You’ll be compassionate - conscious of managing issues with sensitivity and handling information confidentially. 

You are committed to lifelong learning, and you have Level 3 educational qualifications (such as Access to HE, BTEC, or A-levels) or equivalent qualifications or relevant experience.

Focusing on our race equality work but with opportunities to work across the breadth of EDI. You will work alongside our diverse and talented team of managers. You will work on various projects and change initiatives, utilising appropriate tools to manage workload effectively and plan delivery.

You’ll be crucial in steering our Race Equality Charter (REC), including monitoring progress, implementing actions, developing our future work, and fostering a diversity, inclusion, and equality culture.

Your work will be strategically aligned with our EDI Priorities linked to our university's strategy and delivery plans.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to make a real difference! We are looking for someone passionate about the power of people to deliver positive change, committed to EDI development, and curious about challenging themselves and others to grow in an inclusive university.

You can learn more about our approach to EDI on our website.

This is a permanent full-time (36.25 hr/week) position, but we also welcome part-time applications (29+ hr/week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part-time and the number of preferred hours. Job share arrangements may be considered.

What you’ll get from us? 

  • Hybrid working - remote and on our beautiful campus network;
  • Access to award-winning fitness facilities;
  • Discounts and travel schemes;
  • 30 days holiday allowance (plus additional university closure days and a purchase leave scheme),
  • Highly attractive pension scheme. 

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One more thing:

We know that marginalised groups often won't apply for something unless it's 100%, but we want people to bring different perspectives, experiences and knowledge to our team.

"I don't tick all the boxes." Well, you might be underselling yourself.

We hope you'll give yourself a break and give us a chance. You never know what might happen.

For further information and informal enquiries regarding the role, please email Doug Little (, our Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Managers and Development Lead. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

If you need assistance with the job application, don't hesitate to get in touch with our HR Recruitment Team quoting the job title and reference number on: telephone : +44 (0)115 748 4800 or email:

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Our university is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. Learn more about the university commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.

We are delighted to share that we are the first university to have achieved Athena Swan Gold Award.

We want you to succeed in our recruitment process and have published Candidate Guidance for you to access information and support on application and interview process.

We offer a range of benefits, visit Your Benefits website to learn what we can offer you.

We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe and we want to make your transition to living in the UK as smooth as possible. Visit the Moving to Nottingham page to find out more.

Your application will be considered on an equal basis, subject to the relevant permission to work in the UK as set out by UK Visas & Immigration.

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