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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.

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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

Sport Coordinator (Performance Development)

Sport Coordinator (Performance Development)

The University of Manchester has a long heritage of supporting outstanding student athletes over the last 100 years of intervarsity sporting competition. The University recognises the importance of delivering a high quality competitive sporting offer for our current students experience and success, as well as for prospective athletes considering Manchester as their place of study.

The University is looking to appoint a Sport Co-ordinator to coordinate and develop the Athletic Union (AU) teams and individuals to perform at their highest level. The role holder will be responsible for supporting the Performance Sport and UoM Sport strategies that aim to develop an outstanding student experience across all levels of sport activity. The successful candidate will take responsibility for the year-round implementation of the competitive sport programme; ensuring our teams and individuals are as prepared as possible to excel in identified national student competitions. This will include fostering successful relationships with internal and external stakeholders, coaches, performance sport staff, partners and wider university colleagues.

The role holder will have the ability to supervise staff and students as well as being an exceptional team player, playing a valuable role in supporting the sport scholarship programme and our performance athletes. We are therefore looking for an enthusiastic and engaging individual with significant experience of competitive sport in the UK, with an in-depth knowledge of the higher education sports sector.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Further information about the role 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.

University Tennis Coordinator (up to 16hrs per week £10.08ph)

Applications Deadline reopened until Monday 10th May – UoM Sport are looking to recruit a University Tennis Coordinator (UTC) for up to 16 hours per week. This new role will work with the UoM Sport participation team to develop new tennis sessions and recreational league to increase participation. It will work directly with UoM social tennis club and team to oversee coaching, ensuring there is a consistent approach to delivery and development of players. Working with the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) and wider stakeholders the role will be responsible for overseeing the development of a full tennis pathway, as well as supporting workforce development opportunities.

You are only eligible to apply for this role if you are a current student, or have graduated in the past 18 months from the University of Manchester.

The deadline to apply for this role is 10th May, please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing how you meet the person specification (approximately 500 words) to andrew.ellison@manchester.ac.uk.

University Tennis Coordinator role description and person specification