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Assistant Head of Sport (Development)
Leeds, United Kingdom
West Yorkshire
United Kingdom
£42,149 - £50,296 p.a + benefits
Full time
24 Oct 2021
01 Oct 2021
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Assistant Head of Sport (Development)

Are you an experienced senior leader who has a passion for sport and physical activity?

Do you want to work in the fast paced and diverse environment of higher education?

The University of Leeds has a strategy for sport and physical activity: ‘Do What Moves You.’

This articulates our aim of becoming the leading provider of university sport in the UK. Through this strategy, we are committed to ensuring we provide opportunities for our students, staff and members of the local community to develop a positive relationship with sport and physical activity and lead an active and healthy lifestyle.

In this important role you will provide strategic and financial leadership for the University’s broad sport development portfolio including ‘Leeds Sport’, the sports partnership with Leeds University Union.

This role provides oversight and leadership across a number of key strategic strands:
- performance sport,
- physical activity and wellbeing,
- student leadership and professional development, and
- outdoor learning and education.

The post holder will be responsible for gathering insight and information into regional, national and international programmes, enhancing the brand and reputation of sport at the University of Leeds.

As a key member of the Sport & Physical Activity senior management team and reporting into the Head of Sport, you will be expected to exercise a high level of autonomy to ensure that all aspects of the delivery contribute to the achievement of the SPA business plan and the University Sport and Physical Activity Strategy.

Sport and Physical Activity department is an inclusive and diverse team that will share the values captured below:
- Show you care
- Know your stuff
- Share a smile
- Go the extra mile

Closing Date: Sunday 24 October 2021
Interview Date: Thursday 4 November 2021


To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please email Suzanne Glavin, Head of Sport & Physical Activity at [email protected]

Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service: Facilities Directorate
School/Institute: Commercial & Campus Support Services
Section: Sport & Physical Activity (SPA)
Category: Operational Support
Grade: Grade 8
Salary: £42,149 to £50,296 p.a.
Post Type: Full Time
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