Equality & Diversity Policy and Programme Adviser (Scotland – Equality Charters)

  • Part time
  • £32,832 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 9th December 2020

  • Advertised from 19th November 2020
  • 0.8 FTE. This is a fixed term contract through December 2021.


Advance HE is delighted to announce an exciting, flexible opportunity for a Policy and Programme Adviser (Scotland) in the Membership and Accreditation Directorate, to lead our support on Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter for Scottish institutions.

Advance HE is committed to supporting diverse talent within its organisation and we would particularly welcome applications from BAME candidates.

The successful applicant will primarily provide strategic consultancy, training and advice to institutions making applications for Athena SWAN and REC awards in Scotland support, and support the sector networks that support these charters, as part of Advance HE’s programme supported by the Scottish Funding Council.

We are looking for candidates with a collaborative and supporting personal style, a commitment to quality assurance and a high level of integrity. They should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to build effective relationships at all levels of an institution and a willingness to provide constructive challenge. Whilst the candidate will work regularly from the Edinburgh office, home-based candidates are encouraged to apply. Some travel to London and York will also be necessary.

Application notes

Full details of the role and how to apply can be found here

Closing date: midday 9 December 2020

Interview date: 16 December 2020