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Sport Participation Officer
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
£21,843 to £24,565 pa
24 Aug 2017
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Expand your knowledge of co-ordinating sport events and developing new initiatives at our university, where sport participation opportunities are continually evolving - last year's social and recreational sports development programme 'Parklife' engaged with approximately 9000 staff and students (http://www.parklifeplay.co.uk/).

Based at our Eastbourne campus whilst working across all our sites, you will specifically be involved in organising and promoting sport programmes, aiming to increase participation levels within the University community. You will also be responsible for implementing systems to ensure that the University's duty of care for those participating in our sporting activities meets and where possible exceeds best practice.

Knowledge of sports development, participation and evaluation is essential to success in the role whilst effective communication skills to liaise with professional sport services and external agencies, experience of managing volunteers and knowledge of the organisation and administration of sport will also be key requirements. A clean driving licence is required as the role requires regular transportation of sport equipment to other sites. In addition, there is a requirement to work some unsociable hours.

Please note that this is a fixed-term contract until 30 June 2018.

Working at the university has an attractive range of benefits including use of our wide range of sporting facilities. You can find more information in the Working here section of our website which includes information on Equality, diversity and inclusion and Benefits and facilities.

Closing Date: Thursday 24 August 2017
Interview Date: Tuesday 12 September 2017
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