|Salary:||£41,130 to £52,056 p.a. pro rata. Grade I|
|Placed On:||13th January 2023|
|Closes:||7th February 2023|
If you are passionate about increasing sport and physical activity for university students and encouraging participation from the many and diverse parts of the NTU community, this is an amazing opportunity to join us at NTU Sport. We are committed to offering high quality sporting opportunities to all.
We are looking for an experienced and innovative Head of Sport Development, who will form a key part of the NTU Sport leadership team. The role will lead the department’s work in the areas of sports participation, diversity and inclusion, sports volunteering, and engaging with hard-to-reach segments of the NTU community.
You will take a leading role in pushing forward the department’s ambition to create a culture where regular participation in physical activity is the norm, thereby making a significant contribution to the wellbeing and academic achievement of students at NTU. We aim to have at least 70% of our students involved in regular activity by 2025.
NTU Sport also takes competitive sport seriously; the University is ranked in the top 10 of over 150 Universities in the British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) league table and aspires to continue in its strong upward trajectory.
A proven leader and sports development professional, you will have experience of working in a higher education environment, ideally within a sports role. You will have strong interpersonal and influencing skills; you will also have the ability to create and build effective relationships with internal and external partners. Your written and verbal communication skills will be excellent and you will have experience of managing budgets.
Alongside your application, please submit a concise supporting statement that clearly shows you have the attributes and competencies outlined in the person specification.
Interview: Thursday 16 February
If you have any queries about this role, please contact James Hayter, Director of Sport; firstname.lastname@example.org or 0115 848 3902.
We can offer you a career with a difference, as together we shape futures, change lives and create the university of the future.
We’ll look after you with ongoing support, good development opportunities and a competitive salary that rewards your contribution. We also offer generous holidays, flexible working options, a pension scheme, great facilities and wide range of savings, discounts and benefits.
We encourage and offer a mixture of office working and working from home. You're empowered to define how you work best for the benefits of your stakeholders.
This is your career, reimagined.
Doing it Right
NTU prides itself on being an inclusive employer. We value and celebrate equality in opportunities, and we welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of our communities.
This role is open to non-UK/Irish applicants subject to current UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) rules. Please ensure that you have the appropriate right to work in the UK for this role and consult the Home Office website for further information.
Please note that is role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and successful applicants are required to declare all unspent conditional cautions and convictions; and also any adult cautions (simple or conditional), and spent convictions that are not protected as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2020).
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