Vacancies

Join us at University of Birmingham Sport & Fitness and you’ll be part of an organisation with a pioneering history, and a game-changing future.

 

Explore a range of career opportunities from lifeguarding to marketing. Our current vacancies are listed below.

Current Vacancies

The role of Head of Hockey will be responsible for delivering and developing the University’s flagship hockey programme, working with the next generation of emerging talent to succeed across our BUCS and National Hockey League teams. The successful candidate will have overall responsibility for the hockey programme, including coaching philosophy, style, development and performance of the club, including the appointment and development of coaching staff.  They will have direct responsibility for the performance of the 1st and 2nd teams in BUCS and of our National Hockey League teams, including direct coaching our National league teams. From the point of recruitment to maintaining the fantastic performance environment for our athletes, the post-holder will ensure a high-quality student experience is maintained throughout the club, steering a culture consistent with our values.  They will do this working with a team of experienced coaches and multi-disciplinary team comprising specialist support practitioners within a sector-leading dual-career environment.

 

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The holder of this role within The Performance Centre will assist the Lead Strength & Conditioning Coach in the delivery of S&C support services to our University Athletes and Teams. They will be responsible for designing, implementing and evaluating the S&C programmes for designated University priority teams/clubs and sport scholars (UoB & TASS). In addition establishing and maintaining links to other disciplines (e.g. nutrition, physiology, psychology & physiotherapy).

 

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It is anticipated that this 18-month trainee position will enable an individual to work towards the next stages of their professional development as an S&C coach through practical on the job training, mentoring and an annual £1200 CPD budget.  Gaining applied knowledge and experience of working with a range of teams/athletes within a multi-disciplinary team.  Once the holder of the post has completed their initial training they will be expected to assist in the design and delivery of S&C coaching sessions to designated UB Sport teams/athletes and develop their data analysis skills through assigned S&C related projects. A formalised programme of training and development is provided with the initial focus on acquiring UKSCA accreditation (if not yet achieved). 

 

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Level 2 or equivalent exercise to music qualification required. Please complete the form below if you are interested in being a Group Exercise Instructor on a casual basis. There is no specific closing date. However, we will close this form once sufficient applicants have been received.

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Group Exercise Instructor Casual Vacancies

If you are interested in being a Group Exercise Instructor at UoB Sport & Fitness on a casual basis, please complete the form below. There is no specific closing date, however, we will close this form once sufficient applicants have been received. By completing this form, you are giving your consent for UoB Sport & Fitness to contact you in relation to casual work. You can withdraw your consent at any time.

Please provide your full name (first and last name)

Please provide a valid email address

Please provide a valid telephone number

Please let us know when you are available to work

Please list any relevant qualifications here

If you are interested in being a Swimming Instructor at UoB Sport & Fitness on a casual basis, please complete the form below. There is no specific closing date, however, we will close this form once sufficient applicants have been received.

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Swimming Instructor Casual Recruitment Form

If you are interested in being a Swimming Instructor at UoB Sport & Fitness on a casual basis, please complete the form below. There is no specific closing date, however, we will close this form once sufficient applicants have been received. By completing this form, you are giving your consent for UoB Sport & Fitness to contact you in relation to casual work. You can withdraw your consent at any time.

Please provide your full name (first and last name)

Please provide a valid email address

Please provide a valid telephone number

Please let us know when you are available to work

Please list any relevant qualifications here

Staff Benefits

Find out more about the benefits of working for the University of Birmingham.

 

The benefits listed above are only available to permanent members of staff. Terms and conditions of casual and fixed-term employment may differ.