Student Sport & Physical Activity Coordinator

Part Time £18,342 - £20,130  / Per Annum REF: NU5321
Closing deadline for applications: 24/09/2021

Part Time, 14.8 hours per week

Newman University is looking to recruit a Student Sport and Physical Activity Coordinator to deliver a sport and physical activity programme within the University and contribute to an exceptional student experience. The successful candidate will assist Newman Sport and Fitness in increasing student recreational and competitive sports participation, promoting a range of sporting and physical activity opportunities to the University community.

The post holder will be responsible for the administrative duties for the student sports teams. The role will involve budget planning and working with the sports teams to plan and deliver fundraising events.

The successful applicant will possess A-Levels in a sport subject together with an NGB Sports Coaching or Sports Officiating Qualification.  You will also have experience of sports facilities and services, the coordination of events and physical activity timetables and undertaking health and safety risk assessments. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, an organised approach to work, an understanding of University sport programmes and a passion for sport and physical activity is also essential.

The role will require availability on Wednesdays and a further weekday. A flexible working pattern will also be required as the post may require some evening work.

Informal enquiries about this opportunity are very welcome. Please contact Dominic Ridgers, at, to discuss the role further.

An application form and further details about this role are available from: or alternatively please e-mail:

Closing date for applications: Friday 24 September 2021

Interview date to be confirmed

Newman University offers a wide range of staff benefits including 35 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time posts), pension scheme, chaplaincy and spiritual care, library services, employee assistance programme, occupational health and counselling services and staff development opportunities. For further information about these and other staff benefits please visit our website or contact the Human Resources Department.

Newman University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Newman University is located on Genners Lane, Bartley Green, Birmingham, West Midlands, B32 3NT.