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Equality Charters Officer


Salary:  £28,751 to £32,705 per annum, inclusive.
Closing Date:  Monday 28 May 2018
Reference:  PSS-DIR-2018-03

As a leader in public health research and post-graduate education, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine’s mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and across the world. 

We are seeking a highly motivated and innovative Equality Charters Officer to support and organise equality charter activity across the School.

The post holder will work under the leadership and guidance of the Equality, Diversity & Inclusion manager and will work closely with the three School Faculties of Epidemiology & Population Health; Infectious & Tropical Diseases; and Public Health & Policy.  Extensive interaction with HR and student services will be also be a core function of the role.  The post holder will operate as a key influencer coordinating work on the Athena Swan Chartermark, Race Equality Chartermark and Stonewall Workplace Equality Index.  

Applicants must have experience of administrative work, preferably in a higher education environment. The post holder will have knowledge of IT skills including word processing packages, spreadsheets and presentation software.  They will need good written communication skills for drafting content for the web, publicity materials and other documents.  The ability to coordinate and prioritise a workload across multiple teams is also desired.

The post is full-time and fixed term for 1 year. The salary will be on the Professional Support Pathway Grade 4 scale in the range £28,751 to £32,705 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service.  Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Director’s Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London.

Applications should be made on-line via our website at Applications should also include the names and email contacts of 2 referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted.  Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to Please quote ref: PSS-DIR-2018-03. Please let us know if you would like this application in an alternate format.

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable. 

Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date

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