Deputy Head of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion – AD2360RMR
Human Resources
Vacancy Description
Human Resources Salary: £42,149 - £51,799 per annum Start Date: as soon as possible

We are looking for a Deputy Head of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) to join the central EDI Team, reporting to the Head of Equality & Diversity (line management).


The role will deputise for the Head of E&D on managing the EDI Team and its functions, which centrally leads, advises, guides and supports all functions of the University on EDI. The role will also provide reporting and undertaking meetings with members of the Principal’s Office, on institution-wide progression of funding related accreditation, and statutory reporting.


The post will provide a strong strategic and operational service to all schools and units, with an enhanced level of service provided to HR teams in terms of equality law compliance, data reporting, recruitment, training, and policy development/review.


Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Sukhi Bains, Head of Equality & Diversity, email:, Tel: 01334 461649.


Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from the Black, Asian, Minority and Ethnic (BAME) community and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in professional services posts at the University.


Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience. We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter, Race Charters and Stonewall). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network. Full details available online:


This post will primarily be based at the Eden Campus at Guardbridge, a state-of-the-art working environment for professional services units.


Closing Date: 31 January 2022

Please quote ref: AD2360RMR

Further Particulars: AD2360RMR FPs.doc

Human Resources

Salary: £42,149- £51,799 per annum

Start Date: as soon as possible