26th January 2022


Athena Swan EDI Steering Committee

Dear all,

We are inviting expressions of interest to join our Athena Swan EDI Steering Committee. There are some vacancies on this committee for representatives from Managerial/Professional and Support Staff.

The Athena SWAN Equality Diversity & Inclusion Steering Committee (ASEDISC) is a sub-committee of the Human Rights - Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & (HR-EDI) Committee chaired by the President. The focus of the Athena Swan – Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Steering Committee

(ASEDISC) is on advancing gender equality across all disciplines and professional, managerial and support areas including gender identity, and the intersectionality of gender with other categories of equality.

The ASEDI Steering Committee will :

  • support the Institution achieve an Athena SWAN Silver Award in 2022.
  • be responsible for the development and implementation of the ASEDI Action Plan and Gender Equality Action Plan (GEAP 2022 – 2026)
  • lead on gender initiatives embedding gender equality/EDI across the institution.
  • be responsible for overseeing applications to the Senior Academic Leadership Initiative (SALI).

We invite Expressions of Interest  from staff interested in contributing to the Athena Swan EDI Steering Committee, including but not limited to those working in Library Services, Academic Registry, Technical staff and Professional/Managerial & Support Staff  both in academic and support units. Please complete the EOI form setting out your interest in joining the committee to the Office of the Director Human Rights, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. Please email your completed form to EDI@ul.ie

Closing Date is Friday 4th February 2022.