Human Resources

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Project Administrator (Gender Advancement for Transforming Institutions) - QMUL26014

Department: Human Resources
Salary: £28,208 per annum pro rata (Grade 3)
Reference: QMUL26014
Location: Multiple Sites
Date posted: 16-Sep-2021
Closing date: 30-Sep-2021

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Applications are welcomed for the Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) Project Administrator (Gender Advancement for Transforming Institutions) role, based in the EDI team.

Through the Gender Advancement for Transforming Institutions (GATI) partnership Queen Mary will be working in collaboratively with a group of five Indian higher education and research institutions as they take part in a pilot gender equality framework, contextualised to the Indian context, drawing upon the successful Athena Swan Charter in the UK which is being run by the British Council, the Indian Department of Science and Technology and Advance HE.

This 0.4FTE role will provide effective and efficient administrative support for the smooth running of GATI project meetings and activities. It will also support the delivery of the project material to partnership Indian Universities and/or Research Institutes, the British Council and Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.

It would particularly suit an individual who wishes to gain experience of working in EDI, Higher Education or HR related roles. It is also an opportunity to work on a project with global reach, build and broaden existing administrative skills and contribute to contribute to university strategic priorities.

We are looking for candidates with a demonstrable commitment to EDI, experience of administration of projects or committees, and who are highly organised with excellent written and oral communication skills. The ability to work independently, plan and prioritise your own workload to meet deadlines and work as part of a team are also required in this role.

The EDI Team exists as technical experts to support and deliver this vision with specific regard for the diverse needs of our workforce. Our work priorities cover gender and race equality, the inclusion of LGBTQIA+ people and those with disabilities. We work as a close-knit, mutually supportive team to deliver the university’s People, Culture & Inclusion Enabling Plan.

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) 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.

The post is based at the Mile End with remote working. It is part-time 0.4FTE (14 hours per week), for 26 weeks, with an immediate start date. The starting salary will be Grade 3, £28,208  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.

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as men as this group is underrepresented at this level at Queen Mary.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Eleanor McDavis at

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 30th September 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held 20th October or shortly thereafter.

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