Director of Student Equity

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7122201 (Ref.No. LUBSC1669)
Posted: January 27, 2023

Job Description

Please note, this role is open to current University of Leeds Business School staff only

In conjunction with the Faculty Pro Dean for Student Education (PDSE) and the Director of Taught Admissions, the Director of Student Equity plays a major strategic role in developing and managing equity for our students, and in contributing to the strategic development of the school in this area. 

This role will have a strategic education focus to ensure students, regardless of background, can access HE and are empowered to develop their skills and knowledge to succeed. You will be required to lead and manage planned widening participation activities, as specified by the Faculty policies and Independent Planning Exercise (IPE) plan.

You can apply for this role by submitting a 1 page statement of your plans to carry out the required activities, as shown in the Job Description.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Professor Cathy Myles, Pro Dean Student Education, email: [email protected]


Dr Gary Slater, Deputy Pro Dean Student Education, email: [email protected] 


Associate Professor Stacey Mottershaw, email: [email protected]

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Business
School/Institute:  Leeds University Business School
Category:  Academic
Grade:  N/A
Salary:  This role has a workload allowance of 300 hours.
Post Type:  Full Time/Part Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (Fixed term for 3 years)
Release Date:  Thursday 26 January 2023
Closing Date:  Sunday 12 February 2023
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  LUBSC1669

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.