Student Activities Co-ordinator (Sports)

Kent Union.
Canterbury, Kent
12 Oct 2017
14 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Full Time

Student Activities Co-ordinator (Sports) – 1 Year Fixed Term Contract

Annual Salary £19,276

35 hours per week

37 days annual leave

Generous Pension and benefits

Thank you for your interest in the position of Student Activities Co-ordinator (Sports)at Kent Union. We are a successful, vibrant and exciting organisation with a bright future ahead of us. We have achieved a great deal in the last few years, more than doubling in size to our current £11million turnover, 500 employees and 2,000+ volunteers. We were re-accredited with Investor in People Gold status in December 2014, and were accredited with Leaders in Diversity in 2013; we were the first student’s union in the UK to achieve Investing in Volunteers status and we have been included in the Sunday Times 100 Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For, for 8 years, placed 24th for 2017.

The post holder will have a central role within the team with a responsibility for coaching, empowering and supporting our 55 sports clubs with the co-ordination of their activities. This will include overseeing the weekly British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) fixtures, acting as a day to day contact for queries and providing developmental support to clubs, ensuring a high quality experience for members. The role will also be responsible for supporting the delivery of key events throughout the year such as varsity, tour and our annual sports awards. As part of the Kent Union strategic plan we are looking to increase the number of students involved in union life and improve the quality of experience we are offering, therefore it’s an exciting time to be joining the team.

This is a one year fixed term post. However, over the next few years the organisation will be growing, which will bring new career opportunities in the future. 

For an application pack and for more information please visit

To apply for this position please return the application form and equal opportunities forms to

If you require further information, please contact Tom Aldus in the Student Activities Department on 01227 824256.

Closing date for applicationsSunday 5 November 2017

Interviews: Tuesday 14 November

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