Sports Development Officer (Recreational Sport and Physical Activity)

Birmingham City University

Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences
School of Health Sciences
Location: City South Campus

Closing Date: Wednesday 7th December 2016 
Interview Date: Monday 12th December 2016

BCU wishes to appoint its first Sports Development Officers to develop the sporting infrastructure to improve student performance and recreational sport. Working closely with the students union and academic staff in the newly formed Department of Sport and Exercise you will develop appropriate partnerships internally and externally to further develop the sport and physical activity offer for all students and staff across the City.

BCU has outstanding Sports Facilities at its Doug Ellis Sports Centre and Pavilions centre in the north of the City. In addition, the University is investing £41 Million in a purpose built development. The 10,500m² building at City South Campus in Edgbaston will enable the University to offer a wide range of new health, life science and sports courses. This new facility will offer additional new sports provision.

The successful applicant will possess experience of working on sports development partnerships either in a HE or local authority environment.

As part of your application, please ensure you upload a CV and Cover Letter outlining how you meet the job description.  You are advised, where possible, to remove personal details from your CV and Cover Letter including your name.

For more information about applying and for the job description for the post, please see the current vacancies on the BCU website:

Alternatively if you require the application in a different format please contact the Human Resources Department at or on 0121 331 6693.

Birmingham City University seeks to be a single status employer and benefits include up to 32 days annual holiday, an index linked contributory pension scheme and an employee medical scheme.

Birmingham City University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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