Department: Student & Academic Services – Student Life
Salary: £38,655 - £45,479 pro rata (Grade 5)
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 16-Sep-2021
Closing date: 05-Oct-2021
Student Life, Student and Academic Services
Policy and Campaigns Manager
(Tackling Sexual Violence, Harassment and Hate Crime)
About the Role
This is a new role, paid at Professional Services Grade 5. The postholder will manage our Report and Support system and its related processes. They will analyse the data from this system, draft reports and liaise with external and internal stakeholders as required. They will also work with colleagues across the institution, including senior leaders, on specific campaigns to help Queen Mary meet the expectations of the Office for Students as they relate to tackling harassment and sexual violence.
The successful candidate will also work in partnership with the Students’ Union and Human Resources to research and understand the perceptions, attitudes and needs of our diverse student and staff cohorts and ensure that all activities and events meet these needs.
We are looking for a graduate with a qualification or appropriate experience in project management. Experience of managing successful campaigns involving multiple stakeholders would be an advantage although not essential.
The successful candidate will have good understanding of and commitment to equality and diversity issues and the ability to implement change through effective consultation and negotiation.
About the Department
The post of Policy and Campaigns Manager is located in the Student Life team, in the Student Wellbeing wing of Student and Academic Services. Student and Academic Services is the university’s main student support directorate and comprises Library Services, Careers and Enterprise, and Student Wellbeing.
Student Wellbeing is made up of the Advice and Counselling Service, the Disability and Dyslexia Service and the Student Life team, which oversees diverse areas such as the Chaplaincy, the Student Health Service, Report and Support and Music. Student Life also manage the University’s welcome and induction programme for new and continuing students and play a crucial role in delivering the campus experience for students in collaboration with QMSU and Residential Services.
About Queen Mary
At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.
Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.
We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.
We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.
The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is a permanent post on a part time basis, i.e. 17.5 hours per week, with an immediate start date. The starting salary will be Grade 5, in the range of £38,655 - £45,479 pro rata per annum (pro-rata), inclusive of London Allowance.
Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.
Informal enquiries should be addressed to (Magda Chanopoulou) at firstname.lastname@example.org
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The closing date for applications is Tuesday, 5th October 2021.
Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.