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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator (PT)

This new role is designed to ensure that we not only meet our equality and diversity obligations, but also that equality and diversity supports and enables the pursuit of excellence in all that we do. This covers all the protected groups. Reporting to our Registrar, you will help us find solutions to the various equality and diversity challenges which the Higher Education sector is currently facing. You will be expected to deliver expert advice and guidance, develop and implement policies and practices and produce action plans to support these. You will make a significant contribution to our forthcoming curriculum review. You will deliver training and organise activities to promote equality and diversity to our staff, students and others as relevant.

The successful candidate will also support our Access & Schools/Colleges Liaison Manager and Widening Participation Team with a range of outreach activities aimed at raising aspiration and awareness towards our courses amongst groups which are currently underrepresented here, in particular Black and ethnic minority learners. You must have a degree or equivalent experience. It is important that you are familiar with equality, diversity and inclusion issues and ideally have knowledge of equalities legislation in Higher Education. A proactive and positive approach is essential. You will have excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills. Experience of initiating, designing and evaluating equality activities is desirable along with the ability to work collaboratively with key stakeholders.

To find out more about the role, and how to apply, see the candidate pack on the school website

Head of School

The University of Surrey is seeking to appoint an outstanding figure to lead Guildford School of Acting (GSA) as its Head of School and is committed to attracting the widest and most diverse field possible. GSA is an internationally renowned conservatoire that delivers world class performance and technical training, with a vibrant community of performers, performance makers, creative practitioners, and technicians graduating each year. 

A deep understanding of excellence and innovation in conservatoire training and education, strong operational and strategic credentials, and close links to the creative industries are key requirements of the role, alongside the ability to capitalise on the opportunities, including in the field of pedagogic scholarship, that come with membership of the University.  

With an open, visible, and consultative leadership style, the Head will articulate a vision for the School that aligns with industry trends, putting equality, diversity, and inclusion at the heart of all that GSA does. 

To find out more about the role, and how to apply, see the candidate pack and full job advert here.

MA Programme Coordinator (ALRA South)

Working with the Associate Dean ALRA South to support them in coordinating the school’s MA Acting Programme You will: Provide day-to-day organisation and management of the MA Acting programme, and lead on coordinating timetabling and communications with students and staff, Help to organise external partnerships which are essential to the Programme (visits, guest speakers, and staff), Liaise with other departments at ALRA as needed, Uphold the Programme's overall commitment to create a more accessible, diverse and inclusive on-campus environment, Support the collation of schemes of work for the MA Acting programme and the production of timely feedback in written or verbal format and Hold tutorials for the MA Acting cohort and a weekly year meeting.

Closing Date for applications is: 5pm on Friday 19th November 2021, if you are interested in applying for this role please do so before the closing date and time, applications submitted after this time will not be shortlisted. 

For more info see school website

Global Majority Working Group Chair (Two roles, one at ALRA North and one at South)

ALRA needs progressive, inspiring, caring individuals to be part of the Equity & Inclusion Team. We are dedicated to providing empowering spaces for members of the ALRA community. As a Global Majority Working Group Chair, you will directly contribute to the advocacy of our Global Majority students, the inclusive journey of the wider establishment, and be instrumental in helping us continue to drive change. Join us. Two roles, one at ALRA North and one at South

Find out more on the ALRA website

Trustee (Volunteer)

We welcome applications to join our board of Trustees to help us give our students the exceptional training their talent deserves. The Trustees are directors of ALRA for the purposes of company law and are legally responsible for corporate governance and for the overall management and control of the charity, and they meet on average three times a year. Unpaid (expenses to attend meetings can be covered)

Find out more on the ALRA website

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