Staff and Student Engagement Officer

    Staff and Student Engagement Officer

  • Bristol
  • Permanent

About the vacancy: Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity (EDI) underpin the core values of the university. It is a fast-paced and dynamic area of work. The EDI team manages both the EDI and Health and Wellbeing strategies, working across the whole university to identify priorities and embed best practice. 

The EDI team is part of the Library, Careers and Inclusivity (LCI) department at UWE Bristol. Our aim is to deliver outstanding outcomes for all of our staff and students. Our work inputs into student recruitment and retention; academic success; student satisfaction and graduate destination outcomes. 

About you: As a Staff and Student Engagement Officer you will liaise with internal stakeholders, including staff networks and the Students Union, to develop and deliver EDI and health and wellbeing programmes, events and initiatives in line with the EDI calendar. You’ll use your engagement experience to coordinate, raise visibility of and encourage take up of a range of staff volunteering opportunities.

You will also work as part of an LCI communication and engagement team driving high quality and impactful engagement with stakeholders within the university and beyond. You will be responsible for developing and co-facilitating events, as well as managing budgets and logistics.

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus.

Why UWE Bristol?

With inclusivity as a core value, UWE Bristol recognises the power of a truly diverse university community.

In addition to progressive pay rates, we offer a wide range of employee benefits including:

  • a generous holiday allowance of 27 days
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year
  • hybrid working
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes
  • access to employee assistance programme
  • ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • family friendly policies and wellbeing initiatives
  • onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus.
  • Retail savings via the Wider Wallet scheme
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme

Further information

If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact Stephanie Todd via email:

This is a fulltime, permanent post, working 37 hours per week.

This post is available on a job share basis for applicants wishing to work part time.

The University will be implementing a hybrid way of working once restrictions from Covid 19 end therefore you will be expected to work on campus for part of your working week. Exact days will be agreed with your line manager.

The University’s normal practice is that new appointments will be made at the starting point of the grade.

We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian, Multiple Heritage or Other Minority Ethnic and male candidates.

Proud to be part of a vibrant, multicultural city that celebrates diversity, we’re always on the lookout for talented people from all backgrounds to join us. Our people are our strength, and diversity enhances our creativity and leads to better decision-making and problem-solving.

We are unable to provide sponsorship for this role under the Home Office Skilled Worker visa route. As we are unable to sponsor anyone requiring a visa for this role candidates must therefore be able to provide their own right to work in the UK.

Should you be shortlisted you will be asked to provide your right to work documents at your interview. Please refer to the Home Office Right to Work Checklist which provides details of which documents are acceptable.

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