Sports Development Coordinator

Job Description

Students’ Union UCL is an organisation that exists to make more happen. We are the representative body for University College London’s (UCL) students, one of the most diverse student communities in the world. We are one of the largest student-led organisations in the UK and a charity with over 48,000 members. We provide opportunities for 300 staff and have an annual turnover of more than £12m.

It's an exciting time our growing organisation as the delivery partner for UCL’s new Student Life Strategy. In 2023 we received a multi-million-pound investment to enhance student life at UCL. The financial backing from our parent university is recognition of the transformative effect that extra and co-curricular experiences have on students at UCL – helping them develop skills, build networks, reduce loneliness and isolation, grow in confidence, and enjoy their time here. 

Have you got a comprehensive understanding of the UK sporting sector? Have you got a knowledge of the motivations behind, and barriers that exist to, student sporting participation? If the answer is yes, then we want to hear from you.

Our ideal candidate will support the delivery of the Club Development programme for TeamUCL and provide support and guidance for student leaders, enabling them to run their clubs effectively. The right candidate will also support with the delivery of the TeamUCL Elite Athlete and Team Performance Programmes. The successful role holder will proactively assist sports clubs in developing sports participation opportunities and performance pathways for identified target groups through development planning.

This a full time and permanent role. This role is also a hybrid working role with a minimum of 40% office-based, but at certain times of the year we will need the post holder on site much more than that. 

Interviews will take place on Monday 15 July (in-person only).