As an employer and a provider of educational services and accommodation to students, ECU is committed to creating and maintaining a work and learning environment free from any form of discrimination and harassment. University contact officers (UCOs) perform an important role by acting as an alternative contact on matters related to harassment, discrimination, or victimisation.
UCOs provide assistance to students and staff members by providing referral information on equity policies and practices, together with details of services and support available to assist in resolving issues of concern.Other duties of an UCO include:
Issues not related to Equal Opportunity, i.e. harassment, discrimination, or victimisation, should be referred to other areas of University.
For further information, or if you are a staff member interested in becoming a UCO, please contact us.