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Sports Participation Manager

Opportunities at the University of Nottingham in Ningbo China

Location:  Ningbo
Salary:  RMB299,872 to RMB358,062 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Sunday 20 August 2017
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  UNNC516

Join a unique British University in China.  The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) was the first Sino-foreign university to open its doors in China. This award-winning campus offering a UK style education has grown to establish a student body of over 7,000 in just 13 years.

The UNNC Sport department has operated for the past thirteen years with an emphasis on Ministry of Education physical education (PE) requirements for Year 1 and 2 students.  As the university has matured together with key performance indicators and goals for the 2020 strategic plans, the university is seeking to elevate the provision of sport while upgrading core activities like PE.  Sports at UNNC currently includes student club and team sports and select staff sports clubs alongside excellent outdoor and indoor facilities including basketball courts, table tennis hall, indoor gym, badminton hall, squash courts, billiards area, dance and physical fitness rooms, and will include a new climbing wall in mid-2016.  Its mixed-use sports centre includes office space and flexible student space designed to provide opportunity for sports related and recreational/co-curricular student activities.  UNNC Sport teams and clubs participate in external competitions including the annual Tri-Campus games with the United Kingdom and Malaysia campuses, and also host select competitions at the UNNC campus.  

Candidates must hold a first degree in the area of Sports Development or a related field of sport in addition to coaching qualification(s) in sport. Evidence of the ability to lead and manage staff and a student workforce to deliver sport and recreational programmes is essential, as is having significant experience of managing higher education student sport development.

Salary will be within the range of RMB 299,872 -RMB 358,062 per annum depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this is subject to performance). In addition, an attractive package including accommodation allowance, travel allowance and health care and travel insurance will be provided for international appointments.

This post is available from 1 December 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter and will initially be offered on a fixed-term contract with the University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China for a period of up to five years. This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement.  Interviews will be held on 20/21st September 2017 in China, but they are subject to change.

ALL applicants are required to formally apply online (http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/jobs/currentvacancies) for the position.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to: Dr Julie Brunton, Director of Sport, University of Nottingham Ningbo, China, email: Julie.Brunton@Nottingham.edu.cn. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Interviews will take place in Ningbo, China.

Please be advised that your referees will be contacted prior to interview.

For more details and/or to apply on-line please access: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/Jobs/CurrentVacancies/ref/UNNC516If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Department, Tel:+86 574 8818 0000 (ext. 9454).  Please quote ref. UNNC516 Closing date: 20 August 2017

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The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.