Sport Industry Workforce Development Officer

University of Worcester

Professional Support Staff
Location:  St John’s Campus

£29,605 to £36,023
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Advertised On:  Friday 15 September 2023
Closing Date:  Friday 06 October 2023
Interview Date: 

To be confirmed
Reference:  SSES2325

Do you have a genuine passion for sport and working with students?  

This exciting new role brings together sports industry courses/qualifications with the creation of opportunities for student coaches / instructors to gain experience and earn as they learn. Working with NGB’s and other sports industry course suppliers in areas such as coaching, officiating and, instruction to increase the provision of courses and expand student and community uptake to these courses.

The post holder has the exciting opportunity to reenergise sport industry course provision at the University, responding to industry trends whilst also creating a vibrant and diverse programme of delivery for students to gain experience whilst also generating income. 

The successful candidate will hold a sport related subject degree and have a good understanding and experience of sports industry qualifications. You will also be required to demonstrate a collaborative working style and the ability to work with and develop opportunities for our students.

Working in a fast-paced environment, the role will suit a highly organised, personable, and confident communicator who has a real interest in creating and providing opportunities for our student body.  

What is in it for you?

  •  Annual incremental increase up to £36,023, with the opportunity to progress to £39,348
  • Up to 36 days of leave per year (inclusive of bank holidays and University closure days) rising to 41 total days after 5 years’ service
  •  Attractive Local Government Pension Scheme
  •  Access to a range of benefits including our Staff Retail Benefits Scheme
  • Wellbeing advice and support through our Employee Assistance Programme
  • In-house training and development support
  • A friendly, inclusive and supportive culture and work environment

For any informal queries about this role please contact Dr Susie Scriven, Director of Sport Partnerships & Community Engagement [email protected]  

We value diversity and wish to promote equality at all levels

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