IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PLAN
Strategic Level Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research) and PVC, Learning and Student Outcomes At Griffith, the responsibility for the Equity portfolio is shared. The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research) has responsibility for staff equity and chairs the University’s Equity Committee, while the PVC, Learning and Student Outcomes has responsibility for student equity. There is shared responsibility for the development, implementation and monitoring of the University's Equity Strategy.
PVC, Learning and Student Outcomes The newly established position of PVC Learning and Student Outcomes has responsibility for the implementation of learning and teaching strategies in the areas of student equity, the student experience, and student outcomes - including graduate employment. The PVC (L&SO) chairs the University's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Committee.
Equity Committee The role of the Equity Committee is to facilitate the achievement of the University's strategic equity priorities through ensuring that diversity and inclusiveness are reflected in all programs, policies and practices of the University and its elements. In relation to students and staff with disabilities it will recommend and support:
The identification of issues relating to service provision for people with disabilities.
Promotion of activities at each campus that profile people with disabilities and disability related issues
Act on feedback about service quality and the identification of emerging issues.
Disability Advisory Committee The Disability Advisory Committee advises the Equity Committee and acts as a reference group on matters relating to students and staff with disabilities. Specifically it:
Oversees the implementation of the Disability Action Plan
Identifies the implications for people with disabilities of specific strategies/actions outlined in various University Plans.
Provides budget advice for the implementation of the Disability Action Plan to the relevant senior officer, prior to general University
Griffith University Disability Action Plan: Final