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If you are interested in helping our community to get more active, then we would love for you to get involved.

About

UoM Sport supports the University of Manchester community get more active.

We have a range of paid and voluntary opportunities to contribute to the health and wellbeing of everyone at Manchester.  There are opportunities to get involved with all year round.

The university advertises roles on the main university jobs page in addition to information on our site with further information on how to apply.

Current roles

Senior Crews Rowing coaches for UoM Sport club

The University of Manchester Rowing club are looking for two coaches, for the female and male senior crews of the club. 

Coaches are required with a level 2 qualification ( in some case equivalent coaching experience, water safety qualification and basic coaching qualifications may be accepted). 

We are looking for enthusiastic coaches who can lead developing teams through building processes and improvements. 

Full details of the role and essential criteria can be seen here: Rowing Coach 2022 23 (1)

Closing date for applicaitons is : Sunday 16th October 2022

Interviews will be the week of 24th October

Applications and enquiries to : ellen.stephenson@manchester.ac.uk 

Basketball coach - Women's 2nd Team UoM Sport

We are looking for an experienced coach for the UoM Womens basketball 2nd team. We require someone engaging with a knowledge of performance sport and the ability to attend two training sessions a week and fixtures.

Full details on the role can be found here –Womens Basketball 2nd Team Coach Job Description 2022

Please note ALL the ESSENTIAL criteria

Application via CV AND covering letter stating how you meet the criteria for the role to : ellen.stephenson@manchester.ac.uk

Closing date for applications is midnight Thursday 29th September 2022

Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach (Contractor)

The University of Manchester are looking to contract the services of an assistant S&C Coach for the 2022/23 Season (term time only from October 4th, 2022 – April 8th, 2022). Working within the Performance Sport team, the S&C coach will deliver sessions to our external partners in the Greater Manchester region. There may also be scope for the role to expand to support our university sports and/or other external partners.

Full details, role criteria and how to apply can be seen here: Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach (Contractor) 22-23

Applications will close on Friday 16th September 2022.

All enquires to nathan.norris@manchester.ac.uk 

Futsal Goal Keeping Coach (Men's) UoM Sport

UoM Sport are looking to hire a Goal keeping coach for their 1s and 2s men’s teams. This role will require you to have some experience and at least a level 1 qualification in futsal / football coaching and keen interest in Goal keeping in particular

If you are passionate about Futsal and would like to gain some coaching experience this role could be for you. 

Full details about the role, criteria and how to apply can be found Futsal Gk Coach Job Description

EXTENSION TO CLOSING DATE :  3rd October 2022

All enquires to : ellen.stephenson@manchester.ac.uk 

League Coordinators (5hrs per week £9.90p/hr)

UoM Sport are looking for energetic sports enthusiasts to assist the Recreational Sport Coordinator with running the Campus Sport programme for the academic year.

League coordinator positions are available in the following sports:

  • Football – Wythenshawe Sports Ground, Wednesday (afternoon)
  • Basketball – Sugden Sports Centre, Sunday (afternoon)

The main responsibility of these roles is to manage and maintain the designated Campus Sport league on each of the fixture dates throughout the academic year as the representative from UoM Sport.

If you would like an informal discussion about this post or an application pack containing main duties and person specification please email andrew.ellison@manchester.ac.uk

To apply please submit a cover letter, which clearly specifies the sport/league you wish to coordinate and how you meet the Person Specification, and an up to date CV. Applications are open to current students at The University of Manchester. Applications close at 12pm on 24th June 2022.

Campus Sport League Coordinator job description

Senior Customer Services Assistant

The university is looking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic person to supervise and coordinate the day to day front of house customer services for our sports facilities.and wider sport offer. As part of the operations administration team, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring effective, efficient and excellent customer services within Sport, overseeing our front of house customer services team.

A key part of the role is to be responsible for the delivery of an effective front of house systems at the Armitage Sports Centre as well as supporting the wider customer services team in ensuring the efficient and effective administration of UoM Sport operations. This role will lead by example in customer service delivery ensuring that the sport facilities team provide the best possible customer experience. Responsibilities will also include direct liaison with regular customers and assisting with event management.

We are therefore looking for an enthusiastic and engaging individual to join UoM Sport to support our students and staff being more physically active in our programmes and facilities.

Applicants should possess a NVQ3-level qualification in customer services or with significant experience of working within a sport and leisure environment with knowledge of bookings, programming and front of house services. Skills and experience must also include the ability to use up to date software packages and use of a leisure management system.

Further details about the role and how to apply can be found here

Senior Sport Assistant

The University is looking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic person to supervise and coordinate the daily operation of the University’s sport facilities at the Armitage Sports Centre. Facilities include sports halls, gym, dance studio, squash courts and extensive outdoor synthetic and grass pitches.

Applicants must have experience of key holding responsibilities in sport facilities and coordinating services within indoor and outdoor venues.

Responsibilities within the role include supervising a team of sports centre assistants, sports ground maintenance, setting up and dismantling equipment, administering first aid, daily upkeep of all public areas and delivering excellent customer service to all users. Effective communication, attention to detail and customer care skills are essential to provide a welcoming and friendly environment.

We are therefore looking for an enthusiastic and engaging individual to join UoM Sport to support our students and staff being more physically active in our programmes and facilities.

Applicants should possess a recognised qualification in Sports Leadership, fitness instruction and / or grounds maintenance to a minimum level of NVQ level 3 or equivalent is desirable.

Applicants will be required to work on a fixed shift pattern which includes daytime evenings and weekends and include key holder responsibilities.

Further details about the role and how to apply can be found here

Casual Sports Centre Assistant (£10.08ph)

UoM Sport Operations are seeking interested candidates for casual work at the Armitage Sports Centre on the Fallowfield Campus.

You must be experienced in working in a busy sport / leisure facility and hold a current NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in sport, leisure or recreation studies.

Interested candidates should send a current CV and covering expression of interest letter to armitagecentre@manchester.ac.uk.

Casual Fitness Instructor (£10.08ph)

UoM Sport Operations are seeking interested candidates for casual work at the Armitage Sports Centre on the Fallowfield Campus.
You must be experienced in working in a busy sport / leisure / fitness facility and hold a current NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in Fitness Instruction. REPS/CIMSPA membership is also desirable.

Interested candidates should send a current CV and covering expression of interest letter to armitagecentre@manchester.ac.uk.

Sporticipate Coordinators (8hrs per week £9.90p/hr)

UoM Sport are looking for two energetic sport enthusiasts to assist the Recreational Sport Coordinator with running the participation sport programme (Sporticipate) for the academic year.

The main responsibility of this role is to manage and maintain the participation sport programme throughout the academic year as the representative from UoM Sport, with support from the Recreational Sport Coordinator.

If you would like an informal discussion about this post or an application pack containing main duties and person specification please email andrew.ellison@manchester.ac.uk

To apply please submit a cover letter, which clearly specifies the sport/league you wish to coordinate and how you meet the Person Specification, and an up to date CV. Applications are open to current students at The University of Manchester. Applications close at 12pm on 24th June 2022.

Sport Coordinator job description