Queen’s University Belfast – Rowing Development Officer

We are recruiting for a Rowing Development Officer who will be assist with the development of all aspects of Rowing at Queen’s University Belfast.

Application closing date 21/09/2020
Salary £24,461 to £28,331 per annum

Job details

Responsibilities include assisting in the delivery of a Rowing Development Plan for example coaching, performance, development, participation, administrative, maintenance, and recruitment led activities.

The successful candidate will work with the Head Coach with tasks aligned to the outworkings of the Rowing Academy Working Group and in partnership with QUB Rowing Clubs, Students’ Union, Queen’s Sport, National Governing Bodies and Rowing Alumni.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Relevant academic/vocational qualifications at ONC/OND, A Levels, NVQ level 3.
  • Recognised British Rowing or Rowing Ireland coaching qualification
  • Minimum of 4 years’ relevant sports-related experience in a paid or voluntary capacity, ideally in a range of environments including schools/clubs/community/third level settings.
  • Experience of involvement in Rowing club activity within a university or third level sector

Since our foundation in 1849, sport has played an important part in the Queen’s student experience. Our facilities include, a state of the art fitness area with over 140 pieces of CV and resistance equipment, a functional training and weights area, four studios, 25m swimming and diving pool, two multi-purpose sports halls, martial arts area, two climbing walls, eight squash courts, two handball courts and outdoor 3G grass pitches.

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland with over 24,000 students, 4,200 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m. We offer generous terms and conditions of employment underpinned by excellent benefits including attractive well-being, family friendly and other lifestyle benefits.

We offer competitive salaries with assured incremental progression year on year within scale, and an annual review of a cost of living increase. Our generous pension of RBP 19% employer contribution and flexible retirement scheme supports our ‘people first’ strategy, and we offer a multitude of development options tailored to help you succeed within your role with us and to support you with your career progression. As an employee you will be able to access discounted award winning sports facilities, Queen’s Film Theatre and local food and beverage outlets among many others. We are immensely proud of what our University will offer you.

For full job details and criteria please see the Candidate Information link here on our website by clicking ‘apply’.  You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria when you submit your application.

For further information please contact Resourcing Team, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN or email [email protected] .

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit.  We welcome applications from all sections of society and particularly from people with a disability.

Application Dates: From Friday 11th September 2020 to Monday 21st September 2020

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