EDI Manager


07/12/2023, 23:55

Salford - Peel Park Campus
Vice-Chancellor's Department
Part Time Permanent

£57,696 - £64,914

Please note as this opportunity is part time the salary quoted will be pro rata based on the hours worked.

Are you a committed Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) leader who is familiar with large and complex organisations and can demonstrate impact in delivering change around EDI?  In addition, do you want the opportunity to work at a senior level but at the same time enjoy a good work life balance? If so, then we have an exciting role on offer! 

Our EDI team is expanding and has an ambitious agenda that will be foundational for the inclusive experience our students will have while studying with us. As part of this expansion, we have a part-time/ job-share EDI Manager role that will complement our existing part-time role.  There is an amount of flexibility in the hours, so if you’re looking for 2 days a week or up to 3 days, we can accommodate this.

Our EDI team is led by the Associate Pro-Vice Chancellor (EDI) and as a team we have a proven track record of supporting excellence in EDI. We work across all areas of the University including with students, academics and professional services, providing expert advice and guidance.  Our role is to support and inspire colleagues, facilitating change through action.


Key Responsibilities

As well as managing the EDI team, you will develop, lead and effectively manage the implementation of EDI interventions.  Working towards the achievement of the EDI goals as outlined in the university’s EDI Statement of Ambition 2023 – 2028.

You’ll also Partner with internal stakeholders to develop innovative ideas and solutions to enhance our ability to identify and select a talented, diverse workforce. 


What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary - and excellent pension scheme
  • Generous annual leave - plus the option to buy additional holiday days
  • Our community – there’s a real sense of belonging here at Salford. We value diversity — in backgrounds and in experiences. Our difference makes us stronger, and together we share a passion for improving students’ lives
  • Wellbeing support –dedicated services and facilities to support your mental and physical health, ranging from an Employee Assistance Programme and counselling, to sports and fitness facilities, including discounted gym memberships
  • Sustainable Salford - We embed sustainability in all aspects of university life and have a commitment to becoming NetZero Carbon by 2038
  • Team Salford - By joining us, you can be part of our ambitious journey and help make a real difference to the people and communities we support


Whilst you may already hold a qualification in EDI what we really value is experience in this area. We are seeking people who are passionate about creating an inclusive place to work and study. Someone who can build on the work they have already done and help take us to the next level, encouraging the University to become sector leading.


We are expecting to hold interviews for this role on 20th December 2023.


For a conversation about this role please contact Pradeep Passi Associate PVC EDI p.k.passi@salford.ac.uk

This opportunity is closed to applications.