Equality and Access Lead Post – closing 1 Jan 2021 (extended)

This job post has an extended deadline

Information – Equality and Access Lead

The University of Atypical (UofA) is a disabled-led development charity working towards cultural equity for disabled/deaf people. It is a catalyst for the empowerment of disabled/deaf people in the arts. Working across the whole spectrum of disability. We are seeking a Equality and Access Lead to oversee the redesign and relaunch of the equality Charter scheme, to manage the IDA awards programme for D/deaf and Disabled Artists, our research hub, and coordinate our service user forum and newsletter.

This position is part time (20 hours) fixed term for 3 year (then subject to funding).
Salary: £14,818 annually, for 20 hours per week (£30,507 for full-time equivalent)
Based: Belfast

  • Third level qualification in a relevant discipline e.g.  Arts Management, though demonstrable transferable skills from other disciplines will be considered
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a relevant field e.g. research and information distribution, quality assurance, managing and supporting a membership base, learning and development, disability right and campaigning.  Experience gained in organisations or working with organisations which demonstrate excellent in Equality and Access will be prioritised
  • Experience in recruitment, induction, support and supervision of staff and volunteers
  • knowledge and experience of the arts and cultural sector in NI. 
  • Experience of administration systems and proficient in the use of IT and social media
  • Experience in project management and delivering against outcomes
  • Good awareness of the DDA and other equality legislation.
  • Understand/ experience of Disability issues within arts and arts venues
  • Good self-motivation and ability to motivate others.

To apply

Application Forms can be requested via e-mail from amy@universityofatypical.org or from the linked page below.

Equality and Access Lead Post

It should be noted that the criteria may be enhanced to facilitate short-listing. 

UofA operates a child protection and adults at risk policies.

AccessNI checks will be carried out before an appointment can be confirmed.

We are an equal opportunities employer

Closing date for completed applications is 4.00 pm on Friday 1st January 2021

This job post has an extended deadline

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New Belfast Community Arts Initiative trading as Community Arts Partnership is a registered charity (XR 36570) and a company limited by guarantee (Northern Ireland NI 37645).Registered with The Charity Commission as New Belfast Community Arts Initiative - NIC105169.