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Sports Development Officer - Performance

De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a sector-leading student experience.

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Emma O’Flaherty
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De Montfort University

About Sports Development Officer - Performance

A culturally rich university with a palpable commitment to the public good, it strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive. The university is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention. Our success is built on a fantastic student experience coupled with award-winning teaching and world-class facilities that help students develop the skills and attitudes employers demand.
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DMUsport has developed greatly in the short time since its inception in 2016. As part of the Social Impact & Engagement Directorate the aims are to enhance the civic engagement of the university.
DMUsport vision is to transform our students through delivering an individualised student experience. We wish to enable students to have their proudest moments from leading active lifestyles through to performance level sport.
We are a dynamic and committed department within a University where opportunities to meaningfully contribute across the student experience are many and varied.
The Sports Development Officer - Performance will join our team with the purpose of overseeing and delivering effective performance activities for DMU students. Utilising the DMUsport player pathway to develop the sport experience and improve competitive opportunities for our students, specifically focussed on Sport Scholars.
The role will work as part of the DMUsport team to help create and maintain a performance culture that supports and enhances the student experience, focusing on personal, academic and sporting development. Continuing the student-athlete progression support to students wishing to progress along the pathway.
This role's focus is on the continued delivery of the Sport Scholarship programme, including delivering lifestyle sessions to DMU Sport Scholars. In addition to coordinating performance programmes such as BUCS and Varsity by working closely with the Sport Performance Manager. This role will also line manage the Performance Sport Coordinator.
This role will also support DMUsport clubs with club development, performance development activities; these may include recruitment, coach development, resource allocation and collaborating across departments.
This post is a part time (25 hours per week) fixed term maternity cover for twelve months or until the return of the post holder, whichever is soonest.
The salary for this post is pro-rata'd at £18,588.

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