Diversity officer

Diversity officer
Employer: City of edinburgh council
Salary: £36,499
Location: Edinburgh

Diversity Officer
This is a new fixed-term post for two years, based in the Council’s Cultural Development Team at the City Chambers. It is part-funded by Creative Scotland, and is a Diversity Agent for Change initiative.
Your role will be to work with cultural providers across Edinburgh to better understand, reflect and respond to the increasing diversity in the city, particularly in terms of BAME communities. You will help influence and develop programming which represents and raises awareness of diverse work across the cultural spectrum; and develop a set of resources to support this work going forward.
You will be expected to provide high profile leadership to help achieve the embodiment of diversity at the centre of cultural activity in the city. You will be a self-starter, able to work innovatively and imaginatively, with excellent communication skills and a proven ability to design practical data gathering and analysis tools, and present reports based on your work.
You should be educated to degree level or equivalent, and have previous experience of working in the cultural sector. A knowledge of relevant legislation, and experience of practical implementation of initiatives delivering equalities, diversity and inclusion programmes is essential.
The post is Grade 8 (£36,499 - £43,619).

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