Harassment Prevention Coordinator

University of Oxford


Location: Worcester Street, Oxford 

Grade: 7 

Salary: £36,024 – £44,263 

Seeking Confident, Diplomatic Harassment Prevention Co-ordinator 

The University of Oxford is searching for an empathetic, tactful professional to join our Equality and Diversity Unit as a Harassment Prevention Co-ordinator. You will strengthen our capacity to address bullying and harassment by managing the University’s Harassment Advisory Service and developing new initiatives to prevent harassment and promote inclusion. 

In this vital role, you will: 

  • Run an efficient harassment advisory service, supporting a large network of advisors and providing guidance in complex cases 

  • Develop and deliver impactful bystander and harassment prevention training across the University 

  • Work closely with our Harassment Prevention Advisor to pilot new tools to diagnose and address harassment at departmental levels 

  • Serve as an approachable point of contact for confidential guidance and advice 

What we can offer: 

As an employer, we value the well-being and development of all our employees. We offer a comprehensive range of benefits, including:  

  • Hybrid working arrangements for a healthy work-life balance  

  • 30 days of annual leave (excluding public holidays)  

  • Extensive personal and professional development opportunities  

  • Supportive childcare services for working parents and guardians  

  • Generous family leave for pregnancy, adoption, paternity, and shared parental leave  

  • Excellent contributory pension scheme for your financial future  

  • Salary sacrifice scheme for additional savings  

  • Subsidised sports centre membership to promote well-being  

  • Cycle loan scheme to encourage sustainable commuting  

  • Discounted bus and transit travel  

In addition, you will have access to a vibrant community with social groups and sports clubs, fostering an inclusive atmosphere. 

What you will bring: 

  • Experience handling sensitive, confidential matters and applying anti-harassment procedures 

  • Superb interpersonal skills and the ability to handle difficult situations with discretion 

  • Experience of developing training and inductions  

  • Personal resilience, adaptability, and a calm presence under pressure 

Application Process: 

To apply for this position, please submit the following documents as part of your online application: 

  • Covering letter or supporting statement to explain how you meet each of the selection criteria listed in the job description.  

  • Curriculum vitae (CV) 

  • Contact details of two referees (only contacted if you are successful) 

We are committed to equality, diversity, and inclusion and welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds. If you are diplomatic, empathetic, and passionate about cultivating safe, harassment-free environments, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding opportunity to enact meaningful change. 

Only applications received before 12 pm on Monday 18th September can be considered. 

Interview will be held in person on 21st or 22nd September 2023

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