Sport Development Assistant

University of Abertay Dundee
December 02, 2022
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Sport Development Assistant

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Grade 1 - 18,898

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Part time

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Student and Academic Services


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Job description

Abertay is a modern university with a global outlook, rooted in its local and national communities. We have made our mark with high quality, well-directed teaching and research, and a stimulating and enriching experience for our students.

Student and Academic Services and Abertay Sport

Student and Academic Services is based in the Bernard King Library and is made up of five teams: the Career Development Centre; the Counselling and Mental Health Service; the Learner Development Service, Abertay Sport and the Advisory Service. Student Services aims to integrate the services offered and to develop a culture of continuous improvement using an evidenced-based practice model. Additionally, Student and Academic Services also aim to provide both high quality, professional, non-judgmental and impartial counselling, advice and assistance; and up-to-date and unbiased information on a broad range of issues for former, current and prospective students.

Abertay Sport is part of the Student and Academic Services Directorate. We feel that sport can play an important role in the education and development of students and that sport should play a critical role in the student experience at Abertay. As a result, Abertay University has a wide range of opportunities to study and take part in sport. The Abertay Sport Service offers competitive and recreational opportunities for all members of the Abertay community to take part in sport and physical activity.

The University now seeks to appoint a Sport Development Assistant

Reporting to the Sport Development Officer, the position of Abertay Sport Assistant is primarily responsible for overseeing the gym area. We are recruiting one individual to provide first aid cover, deliver fitness advice and/or classes to gym members. Successful applicants will work with the Sport Development Officer to promote sport and physical activity to students, staff and the wider community. You will undertake project work to increase Abertay Sport membership and engagement in physical activity.

The role requires individuals to demonstrate effective communication, the ability to deliver a high quality service and student experience, teamwork and motivation, initiative and problem solving, liaison and networking, planning and organising.

A full candidate brief can be found below which details the job description, person specification and application details

If you believe you have the skills and experience for this exciting and challenging role, please submit your application by clicking apply online below.

Please note that we will only accept applications through our online recruitment system.

Committed to Equal Opportunities

Abertay University is a Scottish Registered Charity,

No: SC016040

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