Students' Union Sports Co-ordinator

Job title Students' Union Sports Co-ordinator

Department Students' Union

Salary Starting from £22,847, rising to £26,341

Grade Grade 5

Placed on Monday 13 September 2021

Closing date Monday 27 September 2021

Interview date Thursday 07 October 2021

Reference CC8655


Fancy being part of a team that thrives on challenges? A team that comes together to deliver a student offer that you wouldn’t think is even possible? The Students’ Union at the University of Bath is your next stop, we are now recruiting for a Students’ Union Sports Co-ordinator.

The role supports the delivery of all things sporty and enables students to participate at all levels and abilities. Alongside the competitive, social, and recreational offer, we deliver fantastic events across the year to ensure our students have an experience they won’t forget.

Sport and activities play a key part in the health and wellbeing of our students. Sport helps create communities, and builds friendships that last a lifetime. The role will work with a strong, dynamic team that looks for opportunities to make a difference to a student’s time at university.  

If you’re someone that gets excited about seeing others achieve their full potential and understands the benefits of developing and supporting student led activities, we would love to hear from you.

For an information discussion about the role please contact Jo Dixon, Competitions Manager ( or 01225 383263), however, please submit your application via the University website.

The SU is the body of students at the University of Bath. We believe that when students come together, they can shape the communities they are part of for the better. Through our student leaders and elected representatives, we grow and support communities of students as they provide opportunities for others and change the world around us for the better.

Together we:

  • Promote student interest and welfare
  • Provide support and advice
  • Represent the student community with the University and others
  • Provide social, cultural, sporting and recreational activities.

How we do this is through student-led:

  • Voice – helping students stand up, speak up and make their voice heard
  • Experiences – making friends and memories that last a lifetime
  • Groups - broadening horizons with our communities of students
  • Support – providing advice and support on student life
  • Development - developing the skills students need to lead and change

Our work is overseen by an independent board made up of six elected student officers, two independent students and five external independent trustees. The SU is funded by a grant from the University of Bath, membership income and the commercial revenue that we generate through our range of student spaces and services.

What we can offer you:

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. 

We are:

  • a family friendly workplace 
  • open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the University. 
  • recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package 
  • encouraging of your personal and professional development

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

Further details:

The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations.  We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We are a family-friendly University, with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.

We are an accredited Living Wage employer. Appointments at Grade 2, Spine Point 3, 4 and 5 will receive an additional supplement to ensure a minimum hourly pay equivalent to the Living Wage as confirmed on our Bath pay and grading structure page.

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our applicant information webpage before embarking on a job application to ensure that you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / ILR, please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.