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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 for the following role:

  • Senior policy adviser

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 and black and minority ethnic candidates.

Current opportunities to join the team >

Senior policy adviser

Salary: £39,172 per annum 

We are seeking to recruit a Senior policy adviser focusing on disability and age with responsibility for researching, developing and providing professional policy advice, guidance and support on equality and diversity issues to the UK higher education sector and colleges in Scotland.

Deadline for applications: Monday 6 February 2017 at 12 noon


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.