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Inclusion and Diversity Coordinator

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom, £ £ - Annual Annual, Permanent


Inclusion and Diversity Coordinator

We have an exciting opportunity for an Inclusion and Diversity Coordinator to join our team. As a not-for-profit organisation with a thriving community of over 50,000 members and over 550 staff, we reinvest all of our income to achieve our charitable objectives to support the chemical sciences community and advance chemistry.

As an internationally renowned publisher of high quality chemical science knowledge and the professional body for chemists in the UK, we have a reputation as an influential champion for the chemical sciences.

Position: Inclusion and Diversity Coordinator
Location: Cambridge (commutable from Alconbury, Bedford, Bury St Edmunds, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge North, Cherry Hinton, Chesterton, Ely, Fen Drayton, Fenstanton, Histon & Impington, Hitchin, Huntingdon, Longstanton, Milton, Newmarket, Northstowe, Oakington, Orchard-Park, Royston, Saffron Walden, Somersham, St Ives, St Neots, Stevenage, Swavesey, Waterbeach, Wyton and surrounding areas)

Job type: Part Time, Permanent
Salary: £23,954 to £26,616 (full time equivalent) per annum plus benefits (pro rata)

Closing Date: 21 July 2019

About the role:

We are committed to promoting diversity in the chemical sciences. We recognise the importance of valuing all members of our community and we believe that for the chemical sciences to prosper, they must attract, develop and retain a diverse community of talented people.

Our Inclusion and Diversity team drives initiatives and sets policies that help develop a more diverse and inclusive chemistry community. Partnerships with key organisations across Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) subjects and collaboration with academia and industry are central to our work.


- Supporting the day-to-day activities of the Inclusion and Diversity team.
- Assisting the team and supporting our network of volunteers.
- Providing support in organising the Inclusion and Diversity Committee meetings.
- Administering the Inclusion and Diversity Fund and the Grants for Carers.
- Undertaking casework for routine enquiries.
- Supporting other community initiatives and events planned and organised by the Inclusion and Diversity team.

About you:

- Articulate communicator with experience in a customer-focussed environment.
- Excellent organisational skills and good experience of administrative tasks including filing, databases, word-processing, minute-taking, spreadsheet software and financial administration.
- Effective team player, with an empathetic approach to volunteering and diversity and a willingness to undertake knowledge gathering tasks to support member enquiries.
- An awareness of data protection and confidentiality issues.
- Able to confidently handle phone calls and email issues of a sensitive nature, demonstrating empathy, tact, diplomacy and able to relate to people from all backgrounds.
- Degree level education (desirable but not essential).

The organisation offers excellent benefits and a great work environment. This is a permanent part-time (21 hours per week) opportunity, based at our Science Park Cambridge office, with free onsite parking and close to the guided bus and Cambridge North train station. This role also requires some flexibility in working hours to attend important events and some travel within the UK and occasional weekend and evening work may be required.

If you are interested in joining an organisation full of committed, friendly people working to develop and inspire a diverse, global chemistry community, please apply by our closing date.

You may have experience of the following:

Administrator, Admin Executive, Administration, Office Administration, Graduate, Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator, Diversity and Inclusion Administrator, Diversity and Inclusion Assistant, Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Diversity Officer, Inclusion Officer, Diversity and Engagement Specialist, Equality & Diversity, HR Advisor, Employment Relations, Diversity Manager, Equalities Manager, Human Resources, Equality Manager, HR, Policy Advisor, HR Manager, etc.

Ref: 87614

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Mon, 08 Jul 2019 19:00:00 EST
Not Specified
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
£ £ - Annual Annual