·         To chair committee meetings and disseminate information to committee members

·         To forge relationships with internal, external, regional and national networks relevant to the BAME Staff Network

·         To maintain a strong relationship[ with HR and ensure that the network is adhering to and informing policy with regards to race equality and diversity

·         To focus  the direction of the network and recognise areas for development

·         To make recommendations for and review content in newsletters, the website and other publicity material

·         To make representation to committees, etc and make the voices of BAME staff known



·         To take minutes at committee meetings

·         To work with the Co-Chairs to prepare and send out the agenda in advance of committee meetings

·         To book a room for committee meetings

·         To deal with any minor administrative tasks that arise between  committee meetings


Communication Officers

·         To write design briefs and work with approved suppliers to create publicity material

·         To write copy relating to the Network for internal and external e-cards and magazines (Buzz)

·         To provide quotes for relevant UoB press releases

·         To produce monthly newsletter for members of the Network

·         To act as primary point of contact for Network’s Facebook and Twitter pages


Events Co-ordinators

·         To contribute to BAME Network Committee strategy, campaigns and awareness raising

·         To take a lead in the planning Network events

·         To engage with other Networks within the University and other BAME Networks locally, regionally, national and internationally



Website Developer

·         To develop and manage the Network’s webpage

·         To receive items for inclusion on the webpage

·         To update the webpage


Welfare Advisers

·         To act as a point of contact for welfare issues experienced by staff members and to signpost them to the relevant services available at the university

·         To be trained as a third party reporter for hate crime for University staff

·         To recognise trends in welfare based issues reported by staff to the attention of the committee for further action


Social Secretary

·         To explore and organise a range of social activities for members including meals out, sporting events etc

·         To organise a 12 month programme of events



History of UoB Staff Network

Black History Month Programme

·         To archive events relating to the Network

·         To plan the Network’s Black History Programme in collaboration with Equality and Diversity