Sexual Harassment & Violence Framework Prevention & Response Manager, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Unit

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: University College Cork, MUNSTER
Deadline: 03 Oct 2023

Permanent Whole Time Post

Applications are invited for the position of Sexual Harassment & Violence Framework Prevention & Response Manager in the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Unit. The appointee will be responsible for the implementation of university policy and procedure under the Safe, Respectful, Supportive and Positive: Ending Sexual Violence and Harassment in Irish Higher Education Institutions, which was published by the government in April 2019, and is often referred to as ‘the Framework for Consent in Higher Education’.

UCC places its students and staff at the heart of its mission so that it is a University where every student and staff member can thrive, flourish and develop to their full potential. UCC promotes and supports positive sexual, consensual behaviour through education and training programmes and a preventative ethos of mutual support and respect. The postholder will be responsible for the implementation and ongoing review of the University’s Sexual Misconduct Policy and Procedure for Preventing and Responding to Sexual Violence and Harassment and in doing so providing a safe, respectful, and supportive work and study environment for all members of its community.

Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see   The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Dr Claire Murray, interim Director if Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Unit, email: 

University College Cork is committed to being a fully inclusive global university which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) are core values under our Strategic Plan. UCC holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award  in recognition of our commitment to advancing equality in higher education. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of age, care-giving status, disability, ethnicity, gender and/or gender identity or expression status, nationality, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion/creed, and/or sexual orientation. We are committed to supporting all staff through flexible working schemes, family-friendly policies, training and development, and staff networks. We value the enrichment that comes from a diverse community and seek to promote equality, prevent discrimination and protect the human rights of each individual in line with equality legislation. We encourage applicants to consult our Dignity and Respect Policy and learn more about our EDI related initiatives .

Appointment may be made on the Admin III (Grade 6) Salary Scale: €55,250 - €65,965 (Scale B) / €52,606 - €62,771 (Scale A) 

Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy.

We encourage you to reach out to us directly should you require assistance or reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process.

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal ( Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to, quoting the job-title.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Tuesday, 3rd October 2023

No late applications will be accepted.


Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector

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