|£21,543 to £22,681 per annum
|26th January 2024
|16th February 2024
The University of Reading is a world-renowned institution, ranked joint 169th in the QS World University Rankings in 2024, 4th in the UK in the People & Planet University League, and contributes £1billion to the UK economy.
In addition, the University has recently launched its ambitious three-year Sport & Active Wellbeing Vision 2023-2026, aimed at inspiring, growing and embedding sport and active wellbeing into the University and wider community, and is undergoing some key developments as part of this exciting new Vision.
Working as part of the SportsPark department, the Sports Assistant will form part of the Business & Operations team, and will assist the Sports Facilities Managers and Sports Operations Coordinators in the day-to-day operations of the SportsPark, including the setting up of equipment, support with maintenance of facilities, cleaning and reception-based duties. The post-holder will also spend approximately 20% of their time supporting sport development-based projects.
As a key team player, you will have:
Candidates must be willing to work a shift pattern that covers early mornings and evenings, as well as two weekends in three, to ensure the SportsPark facilities are operated to full efficiency throughout business hours.
If you want to contribute to delivering an improved, impactful and inclusive sport and active wellbeing offer on an award-winning UK Green Flag campus, then we want to hear from you.
Closing date for applications is 11.59pm on Friday 16th February 2024. For more information, please contact: Samantha Sumner, Business & Operations Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 0118 378 8799.
Informal contact details
Contact role: Business & Operations Manager
Contact name: Samantha Sumner
Contact phone: 0118 378 8799
Contact email: email@example.com
Alternative informal contact details
Contact role: Director of Sport & Active Wellbeing
Contact name: Sarah Humphreys
Contact phone: 0118 378 8799
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date - 16 February 2024
Interview Date - To be confirmed
Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-UK candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that by reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship will not be possible under the Skilled Worker Route. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.
The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and champions LGBT+ equality. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.
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