University of Hertfordshire - Sports Co-ordinator - BUCS & Club Development

Hertfordshire Sports Village/Sports Development


Closing date:   20 June 2021
Location:   Hertfordshire
Region:   East
Employment type:   Full Time
Salary:   Starting salary £22,064 plus Performance Related Pay. Salary uplift to £22,598 following successful completion of 6-month probation


Post Title: Sports Co-ordinator – BUCS & Club Development

SBU/Department:  Hertfordshire Sports Village/Sports Development     

FTE: 1.0FTE – 40 hours per week

Duration of Contract: Permanent

Salary: Starting salary £22,064 plus Performance Related Pay. Salary uplift to £22,598 following successful completion of 6-month probation

Location: Hertfordshire Sports Village, de Havilland Campus

Hertfordshire Sports Village provides extensive sports facilities and services to the local community, students and staff of the University of Hertfordshire.  Proudly named as one of Leisure and Hospitality’s 20 Best Companies to Work For in 2021, Hertfordshire Sports Village is committed to ensuring our staff team are connected and engaged.   Welcoming, going the extra mile, leading by example and the ability to consistently exceed expectations are some of the values we look for in our team members. If you share these values and want to make a real difference in a rewarding and challenging role, we would love to hear from you.

We are looking for an exceptional and proactive individual to join the University of Hertfordshire’s Sports Development team and be part of the HertSquad Athletic Union programme. The post offers a unique opportunity for the successful applicant to develop professionally and demonstrate direct impact on the student experience in a dynamic and supportive environment.

Main duties & responsibilities

You will plan, co-ordinate and oversee the delivery of the HertSquad Athletic Union programme and be directly responsible for the effective organisation of the university’s involvement in the British Universities and College Sport (BUCS) representative student sport programme.

You will be required to work collaboratively with colleagues from across the university to ensure the programme is embedded into the student experience and also provide support to student club committees in a friendly and professional manner to ensure university students engage in the programme.

Skills and experience needed

You will have experience of working in Sports Development, and, or Sports Industry and be able to demonstrate an insight-led approach to assist in the development of successful initiatives and positive experiences for the customer. You will have experience in organising and delivering sports development programmes and have worked or volunteered at sporting events.

You will believe strongly in adopting and promoting service excellence across all programmes and have a passion for engaging others into an active lifestyle with the ability to adapt to different situations. You must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be highly organised, work well under pressure and be able to work independently as well as part of a team in a fast-paced, busy and vibrant environment.

Qualifications required:

The successful candidate will be educated with a Degree in Sports Management / Sports Development or equivalent or demonstrable relevant experience.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: Laura Johnson, [email protected]

Closing Date:  20 June 2021

Interview Date: Week commencing 28th June

Reference Number: 033655

To Apply: For more information & to apply through our online application process - Click here

(Please note that we can only accept applications through the official HR application portal)

Our vision is to transform lives and UH is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and building a diverse community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their protected characteristics. We offer a range of employee benefits including generous annual leave and discounted Sports Village memberships, personal and professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts


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