Queen’s University Belfast
Gender Equality Coordination Assistant
Faculty Office MHLS
Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history. With over 24,000 students, 3,700 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m, Queen’s University Belfast plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Queen’s University Belfast combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos.
Athena SWAN is a charter established and managed by AdvanceHE, that recognises and celebrates good practice towards the advancement of gender equality: representation, progression and success for all.
The Gender Equality Coordination Assistant will provide comprehensive and professional support within the Medicine, Health and Life Sciences’ Faculty Office (FMHLS). The primary responsibility will be to support the Faculty Gender Equality (GE) / Athena SWAN (Scientific Women’s Academic Network) initiative across all four Schools (School of Biological Sciences; School of Medicine, Dentistry & Biomedical Sciences; School of Nursing and Midwifery and School of Pharmacy). In delivering and administering the portfolio of work involved in realisation of the Faculty’s GE strategy, they will help to drive the implementation of the Athena SWAN Action Plan. The post-holder will also support the delivery of key Faculty communications.
This post is for two years initially.
The successful candidate will have:
- Academic and/or vocational qualifications ie NVQ Level 3, A levels in relevant subject (or equivalent)
- 4 year’s relevant work experience, to include:
- Organisation of seminars / workshops / conferences or other similar events;
- Committee servicing, including drafting of agendas, taking and drafting minutes, being responsible for following up and ensuring actions are implemented;
- Working knowledge of spreadsheets and / or databases and / or core management information systems.
- Experience of dealing with email, internet and preparing PowerPoint presentations
Further information about Athena Swan can be found at https://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/QueensGenderInitiative/SWAN/
Anticipated interview date: Monday 04 February 2019
Salary scale: £24,028 - £27,831 per annum (potential to progress to £29,514 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)
Closing date: Thursday 24 January 2019
For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link on our website by clicking on the APPLY BUTTON.
You must clearly demonstrate how you are meeting the criteria on your application form.
For further information or assistance contact Resourcing Team, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044
The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability.
Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.