University of Nottingham - Assistant Health & Fitness Manager

University of Nottingham


Closing date:   2 February 2020
Location:   Nottingham
Region:   East Midlands
Employment type:   Full Time
Salary:   £25,941 per Annum


With award-winning campuses in the United Kingdom, China and Malaysia and over 40,000 students from 150 countries across the world, the University of Nottingham is a truly global university. Our reputation for excellence is matched by our sporting pedigree, and we're proud to include numerous Olympic and Paralympic medallists and international-standard athletes among our students and alumni.

The University of Nottingham offers a sector-leading range of sporting facilities including the David Ross Sports Village opened in October 2016. The £40 million sports village provides a premier training and competition venue for elite athletes, fitness and social sport and will support us to deliver an outstanding student sporting experience combined with a top quality education.

We are looking for an experienced health and fitness professional to support the overall day-to-day operations of the David Ross Sports Village, Jubilee Campus and King’s Meadow Campus Fitness Suites. You will assist with creating a culture of excellent customer service and member experience; help, motivate and manage the health & fitness team; optimise member retention and inspire regular activity; ensure compliance with health and safety procedures; support with the design and delivery of the group exercise programme and overall support the delivery of the department’s vision for sport.

The successful candidate will demonstrate commitment, professionalism and inspiration and will have significant experience in a leisure or fitness/gym environment, a proven record of leading teams and working as part of a team in a busy customer service environment.

In return, we aim to give you support to nurture your talent and reach your career goals in a friendly and professional environment. We offer a competitive salary package including a generous holiday allowance and as a University employee, you'll also enjoy access to the sports and fitness facilities at David Ross Sports Village as well as our other campuses. 

This is a full time, permanent position 36.25hrs per week and candidates will need to be flexible in their approach to their working hours, noting that the operational hours range between 05.30am and 11.00pm seven days a week. Job share arrangements may be considered.

Post holders may occasionally be asked to work outside of normal working hours, for some events and essential building maintenance.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Tom Sherratt, tel: 01158467540 or email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit;

This position does not fulfil the UK Visas & Immigration sponsorship criteria for Tier 2, therefore we can only accept applications from candidates who already have the right to work in UK.

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