Sports Coordinator

Close of applications: 09:00, 30 September 2022

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The Role

The University of Southampton Students’ Union has 140+ student sports clubs that cater to a range of standards, from beginners through to high performance athletes. Our teams compete in a range of leagues and fixtures, including British University & College Sports and Inter-Mural Leagues under the banner of Team Southampton.

The Sport Coordinator will work in conjunction with other SUSU Activities staff to support our sports clubs to deliver an outstanding experience to their members. They will take key responsibility for overseeing and supporting clubs with health and safety and club development while acting to drive improvements of club activities and events including administering fixtures, facilities, finance, training, and a wide range of administrative processes.

About You

This role requires a large volume of administrative support to clubs and being a point of call for committee members.   We are looking for an enthusiastic person who is approachable and can effectively communicate, engage, and establish relationships with our students; with a view to increasing engagement and improving their university experience.  A ‘can-do’ flexible attitude is needed in this fast paced and diverse student-led environment

We are looking for a highly organised individual who is proactive about ensuring they have up to date knowledge of sector relevant information and best practice and who is able to problem-solve and effectively manage multiple projects.

About Us

We are the University of Southampton Students' Union (SUSU). Independent from the University, we're run by students, for students and our vision is that every student loves their time at Southampton.

As an employer, we offer a range of benefits:

  • Holiday of 24 days per annum. In addition, there are six closure holiday days during Easter and Christmas and eight bank holidays.
  • Defined contributions pension scheme where we contribute 10%.
  • Discounted bus passes (UniLink and Blue Star) and a cycle scheme

To find out more, visit our website here

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You can easily apply using your CV and covering letter by clicking on 'Apply Now'.

For additional information before submitting your application, please contact Hayley Shepherd (Head of Activities)


Please note feedback will not be provided if you are not shortlisted for interview.  

SUSU is an equal opportunities employer that values a diverse workforce and we want to reflect the student body that we represent. We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination and will ensure that our recruitment activities are mindful of equality and diversity matters.