University Of Edinburgh
University Of Edinburgh

Charity registered in Scotland SC005336

As a world-leading research-intensive University, we are here to address tomorrow’s greatest challenges. We celebrate and strengthen our deep-rooted and distinctive internationalism, attracting the world’s best minds and building innovative global partnerships for research, teaching and impact. Edinburgh is a truly global university and we have always had a commitment to diversity and a community in which students and staff feel valued and welcome. The University of Edinburgh has stood proudly for 436 years and it will continue to be a beacon of excellence, with a determinedly international outlook, for generations to come.

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Social Impact Manager

  • Full time
  • £37,099 – £44,263
  • Hybrid working
  • Closing 16th February 2024

The University of Edinburgh aims to deliver positive impact for society. This means we want to improve peoples’ lives and protect the planet. Our commitments include being a zero carbon and zero waste University; promoting, protecting and respecting human rights; and critically engaging with and contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals.

The opportunity

The role of Social Impact Manager is a new role in the Social Impact Unit within the Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability. Social impact is a developing area of work for the Department that is currently supported by a small, close team. The team’s objective is to ensure that the University’s community and social impacts maximise opportunities for staff, students, and disadvantaged groups across the City Region. Working closely with the Head of Social Impact, Senior Community Engagement Manager, Community Engagement Projects Coordinator and other Social Impact Unit and Community Team members, the successful candidate will have day-to-day oversight of established projects such as the University’s community grants scheme, as well as undertaking developmental work in emerging areas of interest.

Your skills and attributes for success:

  • Demonstrable work experience in community and/or public engagement and/or social impact at an operational level
  • Project and budget management experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to find innovative solutions to problems
  • Clear commitment to working as part of a team
  • Proven analytical skills
  • Excellent personal time management and prioritisation skills

Please note that this role will require a Standard Disclosure Check.

As a valued member of our team, you can expect:

  • A competitive salary
  • An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work.
  • To be part of a diverse and vibrant international community.
  • Comprehensive Staff Benefits, such as a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme, staff discounts, family-friendly initiatives, and flexible work options. Check out the full list on our staff benefits page (opens in a new tab) and use our reward calculator to discover the total value of your pay and benefits.

Championing equality, diversity and inclusion

The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.

Right to Work

If invited for interview, you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK. Further information is available on our right to work webpages.

The University is able to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role. If successful, an international applicant requiring sponsorship to work in the UK will need to satisfy the UK Home Office’s English Language requirements and apply for and secure a Skilled Worker Visa.

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Community Engagement Projects Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £31,396 – £36,024
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 27th November 2023

The University of Edinburgh aims to deliver positive impact for society. This means we want to improve peoples’ lives and protect the planet. Our commitments include being a zero carbon and zero waste University; promoting, protecting and respecting human rights; and critically engaging with and contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals.

The Opportunity:

The Community Engagement Projects Coordinator is an important role in the Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability, working closely with the Head of Social Impact, Senior Community Engagement Manager and members of the University’s Community Team. The successful applicant will be responsible for coordinating a portfolio of public-facing initiatives and projects that contribute to delivery of the University’s Community Plan. The post-holder will also provide operational support to a range of activities undertaken by the Social Impact Unit and Community Team. Diary support for the Head of Social Impact is part of the role.

Your Skills and Attributes for Success:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Well-developed organisational skills
  • Proactive, flexible approach
  • Comfortable working collaboratively

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What Working at The University of Edinburgh offers:

We offer an exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We give you support, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme, staff discounts, family friendly initiatives, flexible working and much more. Access our staff benefits page for further information and use our reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.

The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.

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Deputy Disability Information Officer

  • Full time
  • £23,487 – £33,309
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th March 2022

We are looking for an experienced individual or an individual who is keen to learn the role, to play a key role in Information Services, supporting and developing disability advice and support.

The Opportunity:

Working with the Disability Information Officer, you will be able to make improvements and promote accessibility across all of Information Services and the wider University through amongst other things developing policy and guidelines (including Equality Impact Assessments), auditing IT systems, writing accessibility statements and assisting in organising the provision of assistive technology and advising on physical building accessibility.

Your skills and attributes for success:

  • Knowledge of accessibility within higher education setting or similar environment
  • Understanding of the Equality Act 2010 and The Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 or a willingness to learn
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation skills
  • Good influencing and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work with and engage a range of stakeholders at all levels
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