Active University Sports Project Coordinator

Post date: 19-Apr-2011 08:41:02

Location: High Wycombe (and Uxbridge) Campus, United Kingdom

Salary: Salary: £19,263 – £21,657

Closing date: 03 May 2011

Reference: 11/2095

3 year fixed term contract – 37 Hours per week

Are you interested in developing your career in sports development? Do you enjoy working in a busy environment where teamwork is crucial? Are you interested in working closely with a range of key partners and sports bodies; locally, regionally and nationally and helping to develop and implement the Active University Development Plan? If so, we are looking for an experienced sports Coordinator to join our team.

Based on the Queen Alexandra Road Campus, this faculty/central appointment, seeks an enthusiastic and motivated individual to coordinate the Bucks Active University Project. You will be responsible for building sustainable partnerships and infrastructures, working closely with national governing bodies of sport and other key partners, to facilitate and enhance the student experience through sport. You will be responsible for the effective and efficient development, implementation and delivery of the Active Universities Project; aimed at increasing the number and type of new sporting activities and programmes available to students and employees. You will be required to oversee the development and delivery of innovative and inviting sports programmes aimed at increasing, engaging and retaining the number of new students and employees participating in sport.

Applicants should possess a good honours degree or equivalent and have experience of working in a sports development or sports related environment. Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, and ability to work under pressure and as part of a team are essential to the role.

For more information or an informal chat please contact Carina Page on or call 01494 522 141 ext 4139