Salary : £30,395 to £32,236 with progression to £39,610 per annum
Closing date : 23 October 2018
The University is looking to appoint an enthusiastic Project Manager to make a key contribution to the Wellbeing for All : An Equality and Inclusion Approach to Supporting PGR Mental Health’ project.
You will take the lead in researching the relationships between equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) issues and post graduate wellbeing.
You will develop and implement a set of actions that integrate an EDI perspective into the promotion of good mental health and wellbeing for post graduate students, and contribute to developing policy and influencing practice in relevant areas across the University and sector.
You will have proven project management ability and demonstrable experience of managing projects in a Higher Education environment.
Experience in research (ideally evidenced by an appropriate postgraduate qualification) will be necessary. Experience of motivating and inspiring others and the ability to develop collaborative working relationships with teams and colleagues across the university are required.
Evidence of your understanding of wellbeing initiatives and good practice in fostering positive mental health will be essential, as is commitment to and understanding of the principles of equality & diversity.
You will possess excellent research, communication and presentation skills, and will need to be comfortable acting on your own initiative and with a high level of autonomy.
This post is designed to be full-time and fixed term for a period of 18 months. However, applications will also be considered from individuals seeking a job share or fractional appointment.
Please direct any enquiries regarding this post to (Director of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, HASS Faculty).
Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains staff from all sectors of society.
We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the community they represent.
We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status / civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.