University of Sheffield
Job Title: Racial Equity Developer (Fixed term for two years)
We are offering an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about developing racial equity in higher education. In this role, you will work closely with our Researcher Development and Equality, Diversity & Inclusion teams to enhance support and development for our academic colleagues, focusing specifically on racial equity and inclusion practices.
As a Racial Equity Developer, you will have a deep understanding of the experiences of individuals from racially marginalized backgrounds in higher education, particularly in the context of postgraduate research. Your expertise in ED&I issues within the higher education sector, along with your up-to-date knowledge of relevant research and scholarship, will enable you to design and deliver effective learning interventions for our colleagues. Strong communication and interpersonal skills will be essential as you lead the design, planning, delivery, embedding, and evaluation of racial equity training for Postgraduate Research (PGR) supervisors across the University.
You will join our Researcher Development team, which is part of Research Services and provides comprehensive support for academic researchers and postgraduate research students. Your role will also involve collaborating with the Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion team to implement strategic initiatives, action plans, policies, and communication campaigns across the institution. The ED&I team’s goal is to promote equal opportunities for our staff and students.
At the University, we are committed to exploring flexible working opportunities that benefit both you and the University. We are proud to be recognized as one of the best not-for-profit organizations to work for in the UK. Our Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme, annual leave entitlement, and access to a variety of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional growth.
We believe that diverse teams, made up of individuals from different backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives, contribute to the greatest impact through research, teaching, and the student experience. If you would like to learn more about what makes the University of Sheffield a remarkable place to work, please watch this short film: www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LblLk18zmo. You can also follow @sheffielduni and @ShefUniJobs on Twitter for further information.
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