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Join the ECU team and work to support equality and diversity in higher education across the UK and colleges in Scotland

ECU works in the complex, interesting and ever-developing areas of equality and diversity and higher education and colleges in Scotland. We are committed to making a difference for staff and students. Join our team as we work to improve diversity and ensure equality of progression and success for people in the UK HE sector and in colleges in Scotland.

See the Current opportunities to join our team section below.

ECU welcomes applications from all candidates irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, or marital or civil partnership status. We particularly welcome applications from men, disabled people and those from minority ethnic backgrounds as they are underrepresented at ECU.

Current opportunities to join the team >


There are currently no vacancies to join the ECU team.


Benefits of working for ECU >

We believe that our team should be supported and have continuous learning and development opportunities. We offer a comprehensive employee assistance programme and have a strong commitment to employee welfare.

Benefits include:

  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays, with 4 additional discretionary days
  • Pension scheme
  • Flexitime system
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Season ticket loans
Equality monitoring >

ECU values diversity and we encourage and welcome applicants from all sections of society. We ask applicants to complete and return an equal opportunities monitoring form with their application, to help us check the effectiveness of our recruitment and equality and diversity policies.

This information will be treated confidentially and will be separated from your application on receipt. This information will not form part of your application and will not be seen by the panel shortlisting or interviewing applicants. You may send this form in a separate envelope if you wish.

If you choose not to complete this form, your application will not be affected. Please contact us for a copy.