University of Nottingham - Participation Sport Officer (fixed term)

University of Nottingham


Closing date:   17 July 2022
Location:   Nottingham
Region:   East Midlands
Employment type:   Contract
Salary:   £24174 to £28756 per annum, pro rata if appicable


The University of Nottingham are seeking to appoint a passionate, dynamic, and innovative person into the role of Participation Sport Officer.

The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of social sport programmes aimed at both students and staff.

The post holder will lead on the co-ordination and delivery of various programmes and events, including but not limited to; the Just Play programme, Girls' Night In and staff sport activity.

Alongside project management, they will be responsible for the management of both staff and student volunteers and manage a delegated budget to run all programmes successfully. Building relationships with external partners, and internal stakeholders will be key to the role.

To deliver successfully you will have experience of project and events management, be able to work independently and within a range of teams and have a creative flair with a desire to be innovative and try new things. Knowledge and understanding of the Higher Education sports sector will be crucial for the post-holder.

The role will form part of the Participation team within UoN Sport and be predominantly based at David Ross Sports Village on our University Park Campus. All candidates will need to be flexible in their approach to their working week, noting that evening and weekend work will be required regularly to deliver successfully in the role.

 The University were awarded The Times and The Sunday Times Sports University of the year 2021, an accolade we are truly proud of.

If you are keen to join our team, please do not hesitate to apply.

The post is offered on a full time (36.25 hours per week), fixed term contract until 1 September 2025.

Job share arrangements may be considered.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Daniella Dutton, email [email protected]. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Our University is 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, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependants accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see the our webpage on Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge.

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