Head of Cricket

University of Exeter - University of Exeter Sport

Are you passionate about cricket?

Are you an experienced cricket coach?

Do you want to help deliver the University’s high performance cricket programme?

University of Exeter Sport are recruiting for an exceptional individual to join their team. The University have invested significantly into the sporting estate and programmes and we are looking for a dynamic and forward thinking individual to join this vibrant University.

We are seeking an experienced cricket coach to be responsible for the development of both men’s and women’s cricket from participation through to excellence. Special attention will be given to the continuing development and delivery of the University’s cricket high performance programme.

This post is available from January 2018 on a full time basis for a 3 year fixed term contract due to partnership funding through external supporters and the Devon Cricket Board.

The post offers an exciting opportunity for an experienced coach to drive forward cricket at the University.  In particular you will be responsible for providing a high quality coaching service for the men’s and women’s clubs, developing a coordinated coaching structure and programme to support the University's representative teams and assist in the recruitment of talented cricketers via the University Sports Scholarship Programme and Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme.

You will need to demonstrate the highest standards of personal, professional and managerial attributes. Ideally you will:

  • Hold an ECB Level 3 coaching qualification.
  • Have a proven track record as a coach in cricket.
  • Have a working knowledge of performance profiling and analysis.
  • Have experience in developing useful working partnerships with key external agencies.

For an informal conversation around the role please contact Charlotte Hale, High Performance Manager on 01392 722294 or c.r.hale@exeter.ac.uk.

The University offers some fantastic benefits including 41 days leave per year, options for flexible working, numerous discounts at leading retailers, onsite gym, cycle to work scheme and a stunning campus environment in the heart of Exeter.  If you are not currently in Exeter please have a look at our website for some further information on what a beautiful part of the country we are based in.

The online application form allows you to upload a supporting document, within this please include a covering letter/supporting statement and CV.

The starting salary will be from £26,495 up to £33,518 on Grade E, depending on qualifications and experience.

To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please click here.

Interviews are expected to take place 11 January 2018.

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. Exeter has over 21,000 students from more than 130 different countries and is in the top 1% of universities in the world with 98% of its research rated as being of international quality. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. Fifty percent of our organisation is made up of Professional Services support staff that partner closely with the Academic colleges to ensure we achieve our strategy and vision.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer.  We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution.  Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

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