Sports Facilities Manager

Anglia Ruskin University - Student Services

Closing Date - 4 March 2018

About Anglia Ruskin University:

Anglia Ruskin is a vibrant workplace and our University is gaining prominence both nationally and internationally. We have ambitious plans for the future and we are determined that our students and staff will realise their full potential. Our main campuses in the cities of Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough have been transformed with major capital investment. With an annual turnover of over £200m, we are a major force for higher education and one of the largest universities in the East of England.

About the role:

We have significantly improved our sports programme in recent years and we now offer a wide range of activities for staff, students and members of the local community. As our programme has grown, student engagement has increased and we continue to progress through the university rankings for sport.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team as Sports Facilities Manager. You'll ensure the effective operation of our sports facilities, including the management of relationships with other local facility providers with whom we have partnerships, to enable us to provide a high quality sports programme for staff and students and to contribute towards the delivery of objectives in the University Strategy for Sport.

Using your initiative and good communication skills, you'll motivate and lead a team of sports facility staff across multiple sites to provide a fantastic student sports experience. With a good eye for detail, your meticulous approach will ensure that our service is modern, safe and attractive to students at all times.

With a degree or relevant professional qualification and recognised gym instructor qualification, you'll have experience of managing or supervising staff, preferably in a sport or leisure environment. You'll have project management experience as well as of working within a sport or leisure facility. You'll be able to resolve complex problems with minimal supervision and be used to working with a range of partners and customers. Experience of writing policies and procedures, as well as using electronic booking systems and handling cash are essential.

Interviews are scheduled to take place on 16 March 2018.

Informal enquiries can be made to Martin Beaver, Head of Sport, on 01223 698919.

To find out more about working with us, click here.

We offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.

We value diversity at Anglia Ruskin University and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.

Guidance Notes: For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person Specification. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.

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