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EDI Learning & Development Officer

Location: Durham

Salary: £33,797 - £40,322

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 168687

We are delighted to be assisting in the recruitment of an EDI Learning & Development Officer for a public sector organisation in the Durham area.

The purpose of the role is to design, deliver and evaluate an enhanced training and educational offer to all students and staff focussed on the creation of a respectful, inclusive culture based on the University's core values.

The offer will be developed through the procurement and project management or design and delivery of a range of learning and organisation development interventions, so that members of the University's student and staff community are informed and understand about the values of the University and the respectful community of which they are part. The training offer will give students and staff the tools they need to challenge and respond appropriately to behaviours they identify as not adhering to the values of the organisation.

Working collaboratively with the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Unit, they will develop and implement training and initiatives to facilitate the achievement of equality objectives and promote an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.

Role responsibilities

  • Provide EDI focused face to face training and create e-learning packages and/or instruction for staff and students.

  • Work with EDI Unit to design and deliver targeted, needs-based, trainings to support the achievement of equality action plans, including training appropriate staff and student leaders as trainers for peer facilitation.

  • Conduct research and reporting on monitoring and evaluation of training programmes, including designing impact metrics, and collecting participant data.

  • Be responsible for coordinating the delivery of the EDI training offered to students and staff, including the promotion and marketing of training programmes across the University and working with the Students' Union, the Common Rooms and Student Associations, and external partner agencies to coordinate and deliver training.

  • Provide proactive and comprehensive EDI support to stakeholder groups to achieve strategic and operational priorities related to training.

  • Process and distribute key EDI learning and development information to all internal and external stakeholders, communicating proactively using appropriate media and methods.

  • Analyse service data and processes and provide reports to the Head of EDI unit and HROD Director and Student Support and Wellbeing Director, making recommendations for improvement as appropriate.

  • Provide advice to stakeholders in relation to University and statutory procedures and regulations with reference to EDI.