Chair of Volleyball Sports Advisory Group

British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS)

Details

Closing date:   27 November 2020
Location:   United Kingdom
Region:   United Kingdom
Employment type:   Volunteer
Salary:   Volunteer

Description

ROLE PURPOSE

BUCS is looking to recruit an influential and knowledgeable individual to act as Chair of the Volleyball Sports Advisory Group (SAG). Applicants are welcome from both inside and outside of the HE sector, including but not exclusive to NGB officers, coaches, officials, and administrators with experience of BUCS programmes. Applicants should refer to the person specification as to both the desirable and essential criteria related to this position.

The Chair will lead the SAG in the development of a sport specific delivery plan aligned to the BUCS strategy, and will play a key role in contributing to the strategic development of volleyball within the student sector.  It is expected that the Chair will act as an ambassador for BUCS, the Volleyball programme and establish relationships with key stakeholders. The SAG Chair will be responsible for monitoring progress against SAG objectives

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Act as an ambassador for BUCS and the sport programme
  • Chair Sports Advisory Group (SAG) meetings
  • Lead the development of SAG’s annual delivery plan
  • Monitor progress against SAG objectives and lead on assigned area(s)
  • Arrange SAG meeting dates and agenda items with the BUCS National Competitions Manager
  • Arrange for meeting notes and/or minutes to be distributed to SAG members
  • Encourage transparent and open communication within the SAG
  • Establish relationship between BUCS and key stakeholders
  • To ensure all members of the SAG comply with the BUCS SAG Code of Conduct
     

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

BUCS Chief Executive Officer, BUCS Director of Delivery, National Governing Body contact, SAG members, BUCS member institutions, other external partners as appropriate

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Experience/Knowledge:

Essential

  • Extensive sport specific knowledge
  • Long term strategic planning and direction
  • Establishing stakeholder relationships
  • Working within voluntary committees
  • Understanding of developments within the wider sporting landscape

Desirable

  • Member of staff at a BUCS member institution
  • Understanding of HE sporting landscape

Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • Proven advocacy capability
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to motivate a team
  • Ability to think and act creatively

TIME COMMITMENT

3-5 days: Approximately 3-5 SAG meetings per year
2-3 days: Attendance at key sport specific events
4-5 days: Other meetings, preparation and general duties

HOW TO APPLY

Please send an email including a CV and short cover letter including why you would be good for the role to Andy Gilvary, [email protected]

 

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