Sport Development Coordinator

University of Stirling Students Union


Closing date:   11 December 2023
Location:   Stirling
Region:   Scotland
Employment type:   Full Time
Salary:   £25,200 (£26,208 FTE)


We’re looking for a talented and passionate individual to join our Membership Services division. You’ll be driven, using your initiative to support a wide range of organisational initiatives, programmes and projects.

Specific duties of the role include:

Club Development

• Strategic approach to development and delivery of BUCS, ensuring improvement and effective use of funding.

• Develop and implement a comprehensive plan (actions, targets, responsibilities and resources).

• Increase club membership and participation.

• Ensure clubs are accessible and inclusive to all participants.

• Contribute to the formulation of policy and procedures as required, in collaboration with other Coordinators.

• Design and deliver training for committee members of Sports Clubs. • Effectively engage students and provide ongoing support and assistance where appropriate.

• Coordinate and deal with member discipline and complaints, contributing to effective process development.

• Assist in the recruitment of coaches to ensure quality of sports provision within clubs.

Participation & Engagement

• Work in partnership with the University to provide opportunities for students to engage in physical activity and sports.

• Work closely with the Student Sport Development Officer on participation programmes for recreational sport.

• Develop mutually beneficial relationships with external partners, (BUCS, SSS, Community Clubs and National Governing Bodies) to increase the range, and quality of sports provision and coaching services provided.

• Work with BUCS, SSS and National Governing bodies to promote volunteering opportunities.

• To monitor, evaluate and report on club activities and identify opportunities for growth.

• To be a mentor on the panel of the Tier 2 programme.

Health & Wellbeing

• Promote and evaluate student wellbeing through engagement with student sport and club activity.

• Plan and take forward projects and campaigns that aim to use physical activity and sport as a method of improving Health & Wellbeing whilst positively impacting on the student experience.

• Engage with Union, University and national campaigns and initiatives for establishing healthy and resilient student communities.

• Embed innovative practices in engaging sports members with sustainability opportunities.

Finance & Funding

• Working with Sports President and Finance Manager to ensure club funds are managed appropriately.

• Oversee the effective running of the Sports Union budget.

• Responsibility for administration of funding requests for Coaches and Capital Equipment.

• In collaboration with Union colleagues deliver signature sports events such as Sports Ball and Varsity. • Work with Stakeholders on the Kit Tender process.

Closing date for applications: 11th December 2023 at 9am

Interviews will be held: Monday 18th December 2023

For further information, please visit where you will find job description/person spec and equality monitoring form.

To apply for the position, please send a CV and covering letter, along with an equality monitoring form to [email protected]

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