Friday 12th April 2024

There is an exciting opportunity to lead a world class sports programme as Performance Sport Manager at the University of Strathclyde.

Commencing from the 01 Aug 2024, Strathclyde Sport is seeking a conscientious and ambitious individual who has the vision, drive and work ethic to co-ordinate, deliver and quality-assure World-Class performance support services at the University of Strathclyde.

You will be degree qualified in a Sport Science discipline and have a significant and sustained track record of developing and delivering applied services to performance athletes across a variety of mediums.

You can download the full job description here.

How to Apply

Click the link here to apply through the University of Strathclyde’s online portal.

The closing date is 21st April with interviews expected to be held on 9th May.

Please note that the intended start date of this role is 1st August.

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Friday 12th April 2024

Scottish Sports Association (SSA) are recruiting for a new bookkeeper who will be responsible for providing various National Governing Bodies financial support.

Scottish Sports Association (SSA) are recruiting for a new bookkeeper who will be responsible for providing various National Governing Bodies financial support.

If you’re looking for a new role in finance that genuinely makes a real difference and impact to sports around the country, then this may be the role for you!

For more information on the role, click here.

How to Apply

Send your CV and covering letter – marked “private and confidential” – to marcin@thessa.org.uk.

Applications close 10am 2nd May with interviews being held on 10th May in Edinburgh.

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Friday 12th April 2024

Do you have the passion and desire to make an impact to cricket across Scotland? This may be the role for you!

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Do you have the passion and desire to make an impact to cricket across Scotland?

Cricket Scotland are seeking a Cricket Officials & Coaches Administrator to help drive change and growth, as they embark on a new 4 year strategy.

Within this role, you will provide a range of administration tasks including secretariat, processing payments, collecting data, communicating with the CSMOA membership as well as providing administrative support for training and development events for scorers, umpires and coaches.

The ideal applicant will have knowledge of all elements of a sports administration with previous experience of secretariat, financial and membership management. You will be able to demonstrate experience of collaborative partnership.

How to Apply

To view the full job description, and to submit your application, click here.

Applications close Friday 19th April with interviews taking place from Tuesday 23rd April.

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Friday 12th April 2024

Scottish Disability Sport (SDS) are recruiting for a new Disability Sport Regional Manager, covering Grampian and Shetland.

Scottish Disability Sport (SDS) are recruiting for a new Disability Sport Regional Manager, covering Grampian and Shetland.

The role will see you work in partnership with a number of different stakeholders in disability sport to deliver inclusive opportunities, and a coherent sports specific pathway.

Full details can be found on the job description here: RDM Grampian and Shetland

How to Apply

Head to the link here, complete the application form and equality monitoring form, and send them to gavin.macleod@scottishdisabilitysport.com

Applications close 26th April with interviews expected on 14th May in Aberdeen Sports Village.

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Friday 12th April 2024

Work at one of the country’s top institutions for sport with this new development role at the University of Stirling!

University of Stirling Students’ Union have an exciting position available as their new Sports Development Coordinator!

You will plan, coordinate, and deliver a comprehensive sports development programme, alongside the Sports President. You will also manage and develop the Sports Administrator, and support sports union members in the areas of club development, participation, health and wellbeing, and finance and funding.

For more information, view the job description here.

How to Apply

You will need to fill out an application form and equality monitoring form (which can be found here) and email to Wendy Forbes: wf2@stir.ac.uk.

Applications close 29th April with interviews to be held on 8th May.

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Friday 12th April 2024

Join the University of Edinburgh’s dynamic Lacrosse Club! Seeking passionate individuals for Head and Assistant Coach positions. Shape the future of student-athletes and lead the teams to success.

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Join the University of Edinburgh’s dynamic Lacrosse Club! Seeking passionate individuals for Head and Assistant Coach positions. Shape the future of student-athletes and lead the teams to success.

Role Description

This is a contracted role for a Head and Assistant Lacrosse Coach. The successful candidate will lead and oversee team practices, attend BUCS and Scottish League matches, develop and implement training plans and curricula, oversee player development, and provide mentorship to other coaches. The Head Lacrosse Coach will also be responsible for completing administrative tasks associated with the role and be responsible for selecting a team each week for matches. The position is located in Edinburgh and is an on-site role.

The candidates can expect a salary of £20-30 P/H.

Qualifications

  • Lacrosse Coaching and Training skills
  • Experience in developing and implementing training plans and curricula
  • Excellent Communication skills for working with players, coaches, and the committee
  • A knowledge of the rules, techniques, and strategies of lacrosse
  • Experience coaching at the high school, college, or professional level
  • Ability to effectively mentor and develop assistant coaches
  • Ability to contribute to the overall growth and development of the club
  • UK Coaching Certificate or equivalent qualification

Additional Skills:

  • Strength and Conditioning qualification
  • Gym Coach or equivalent qualification

About the Club

Edinburgh University Women’s Lacrosse Club is one of the largest lacrosse clubs in the UK, with five teams competing in BUCS and a growing beginners programme. The club was formed in 1926 and also competes in the Scottish League on weekends. For contact please email: lacrosse@ed.ac.uk.

How to Apply

Send a CV and cover letter to clubsu20@ed.ac.uk.

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Monday 15th January 2024

The Equality Steering Group was established to advise and prompt the staff, committees and networks of SSS on all relevant aspects of equality and inclusion

Role Title: Ethnicity Lead
Responsible to: Inclusion & Culture Coordinator
Where (location): Various within Scotland (online option always available)
Time commitment: Minimum 3-4 meetings per year with an expectation to co-lead the group’s vision and actions for students from diverse backgrounds.

Role description: The Equality Steering Group was established to advise and prompt the staff, committees and networks of SSS on all relevant aspects of equality and inclusion, with particular emphasis on ensuring adherence to a rolling Equality Action Plan for the organisation.
As a member you will work with the group to advise SSS on matters relating to equality and inclusion, including; data capture, reporting, training, culture, and event delivery. You will assist in shaping SSS’ long term approach to sportscotlands ‘Moving to Inclusion’ Framework by providing added capacity to SSS around relevant projects and developments.

Overall, you will represent the interests of students from diverse backgrounds within member institutions and student clubs in Scotland.

Read the full descriptor here.

Main tasks:

• Contribute to the continued development of the Equality Action Plan and provide a quarterly report
• Work within group to identify key areas of work
• Drive specific outcomes as agreed by Chair and Group
• Gather feedback from student clubs and member institutions on Development Group areas of work
• Assist the Group work on sportscotland’s ‘Moving to Inclusion’ Framework
• Analyse areas of work and create key measures of success
Required skills, qualities and experience

• Proactive, can do attitude
• Lived experience is desirable
• Ability to identify gaps, develop and prioritise key areas of work
• Knowledge of student sport landscape in Scotland
• Commitment to represent students from diverse backgrounds across Scotland
• Ability to effectively communicate with a range of stakeholders, establish and grow partnerships
• Continue to build local, regional and national relationships
Training and support available:
• Any relevant CPD courses/experience as identified by Chair and Inclusion & Culture Coordinator
• Named staff member within SSS

Recruitment process: Application is by CV and cover letter, sent to Inclusion & Culture Coordinator, eilidhgibson@scottishstudentsport.com.

The position will be appointed for an initial term of 2 years with an option for a 3rd year.

 

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Sunday 15th October 2023

Scottish Student Sport (SSS), the governing body for student sport in Scotland, is seeking an energetic and committed individual to act as one of the lead volunteers within Scottish Student Basketball.

Would you like to join the group that is the driving force of student Basketball in Scotland? We are looking to recruit individuals passionate about developing Basketball, growing participation, and delivering competition!

Roles available (more information below):

  • Communications and Visibility Officer
  • College Representative
  • Student Representative

The application process for all roles is to send a CV and cover letter to Eilidh Paterson (eilidh@scottishstudentsport.com).

 


Communications and Visibility Officer

The Basketball Development Group has been established to guide the work of SSS in Basketball.

As the Communications and Visibility member, you will be responsible for organising and guiding the group’s efforts to publicise itself and its activities.

You will be responsible for ensuring communication channels between the Development Group and clubs are appropriate and regular.

Support the promotion of individual club activities through the Scottish Student Basketball channels.

Work with the SSS Communications Coordinator on wider promotion.

As a member, you will work with the rest of the group to create and deliver a development plan across a range of areas including competition, workforce, club development, and publicity.

You will help to set policy for basketball and may be asked to lead on any specific projects being delivered at the time.

Overall, you will represent the interests of all member institutions and student clubs to improve basketball for students in Scotland.

 

See the full role descriptor here.


College Representative

The Basketball Development Group has been established to guide the work of SSS in Basketball.

As the College rep, you will be responsible for ensuring the views of colleges are raised at the Development Group.

You will assist in ensuring communication channels between the Development Group and colleges are appropriate and regular.

Assist in the organisation of an annual student forum.

As a member, you will work with the rest of the group to create and deliver a development plan across a range of areas including competition, workforce, club development, and publicity.

You will help to set policy for basketball and may be asked to lead on any specific projects being delivered at the time.

Overall, you will represent the interests of all member institutions and student clubs to improve basketball for students in Scotland.

See the full role descriptor here.

Student Representative

The Basketball Development Group has been established to guide the work of SSS in Basketball.

As a student rep, you will be responsible for ensuring the views of clubs are raised at the Development Group. We are looking to recruit students to represent both mens and womens basketball.

You will assist in ensuring communication channels between the Development Group and clubs are appropriate and regular.

Assist in the organisation of captains’ meetings throughout the year.

As a member, you will work with the rest of the group to create and deliver a development plan across a range of areas including competition, workforce, club development, and publicity.

You will help to set policy for basketball and may be asked to lead on any specific projects being delivered at the time.

Overall, you will represent the interests of all member institutions and student clubs to improve basketball for students in Scotland.

See the full role descriptor here

 

 

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Sunday 3rd September 2023

Enhance your CV, boost your media skills and get hands-on experience at a Scottish Student Sport Event by becoming one of our SSS Media Volunteers!

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Enhance your CV, boost your media skills and get hands-on experience at a Scottish Student Sport event by becoming one of our SSS Media Volunteers!

We’re looking to bolster our media line-up with some socially savvy volunteers, helping us create content for our social media channels and conduct some event photography.

This is a fantastic opportunity to get involved in a sports event and gain first-hand experience that’ll benefit your CV, portfolio, and professional development.

What we’re looking for:

  • Enthusiastic individuals looking to gain experience with event media/photography!
  • Tech Savvy, ideally with a decent phone or camera
  • Advocates for Student Sport

We don’t need you to be an award-winning photographer, just motivated, hard-working and enthusiastic about student sport. If you’ve got a specific interest within media that you’d love to showcase, or perhaps you need some specific shots for your portfolio let us know in the Typeform below and we’ll make sure you’re in a position to get them. We want you to get as much out of this volunteering experience as possible.

If you think you’d benefit from this experience then please email cameron@scottishstudentsport.com to express your interest.

 

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