Head Of The University Sports Centre

Masaryk University
May 26, 2024
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The Dean of the Faculty of Sports Studies of Masaryk University announces a selection procedure for an academic position

Head of the University Sports Centre

The Faculty of Sports Studies of Masaryk University is one of the smaller, progressively developing faculties of Masaryk University. Its mission is to contribute to a physically active and healthy life for all age and performance groups of the population and to develop knowledge in the field of sport and physical activity. The faculty is located on a modern university campus in Brno-Bohunice.

We are looking for a mature individual who is not only a sports enthusiast but also an experienced leader to join the University Sports Centre. The leader and a team of lecturers will actively teach general physical education to Masaryk University students and shape its direction. We will also use your managerial and pedagogical experience to prepare other physical activities intended not only for students, university employees, and the general public.

Job description:

  • Ensuring the proper running of the department and its development in line with the strategic plan of the Faculty and the University
  • Responsibility for the teaching and research activities of the department and the achievement of the required outputs and results
  • Responsibility for the performance of the so-called third role of the University
  • Personnel management of the department
  • Responsibility for the management of the department (in cooperation with the Faculty Bursar)
  • Support for the development of scientific research activities
  • Close collaboration with the management of the Department of Physical Education and Social Sciences and the Faculty management
  • Own pedagogical and scientific research activities
  • Skills and qualifications required for the job include:

  • Experience in managing a work team
  • Relevant previous teaching experience
  • Experience in sports management and marketing, including the organization of sports competitions
  • Excellent knowledge of the Czech language
  • Advanced knowledge of the English language (at least B2 level)
  • High work commitment, orientation towards achieving goals, and evaluating the effectiveness of activities
  • Excellent organizational, managerial, and communication skills
  • A proactive approach and a willingness to further training and self- development
  • Moral integrity
  • We appreciate:

  • Experience in cooperation with foreign countries in a relevant field
  • Experience in physical activities for people with specific needs
  • Previous project activities
  • We offer:

  • Full-time principal employment (40 hours per week)
  • Background of a successful, stable and prestigious institution with international reach
  • Support for further training and development (professional training, language courses, Erasmus+)
  • Flexible working hours,
  • A pleasant working environment and a friendly team
  • Employee benefits (8 weeks of holiday, pension contribution, meal allowance, Multisport card, vaccination allowance, discounted tariffs with a mobile operator, possibility to use the university libraries, sports activities, the children's group, psychological counselling, etc.)
  • Place of work Brno
  • Starting on 1 September 2024 or by agreement
  • How to apply:

    Send your application by 26 May 2024 via the e-application form (see www. muni.cz). After successfully submitting your application, you will receive an automatic confirmation of acceptance by email.

    Your application must include:

  • Professional CV (including scientific, research and publication activities)
  • A motivation letter
  • Copy of the qualification documents (if the applicant is not on the Faculty's HR department's register)
  • Two references (contacts of persons whom a member of the selection committee may contact to ask about your previous work, experience and skills)
  • A proposal for a three-year concept for the development of the department, indicating the activities envisaged in the first year of management in a maximum of 2 A4 (available sources: the faculty's strategic plan).
  • Additional information is available on the websites of Masaryk University or the Faculty of Sport Studies. If you have any questions, please get in touch with [email protected].

    The MU selection procedure rules are publicly available and can be found here. In justified cases, the announcer may extend, suspend or cancel the selection procedure.

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