Strength and Conditioning Coach

Closing Date
Monday, 29th January 2018
Job Type
Administrative Professional & Managerial
University of Nottingham Sport
£22494 to £26829 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

With award-winning campuses in the United Kingdom, China and Malaysia and over 40,000 students from 150 countries across the world, the University of Nottingham is a truly global university. Our reputation for excellence is matched by our sporting pedigree, and we're proud to include numerous Olympic and Paralympic medallists and international-standard athletes amongst our students and alumni.

The University of Nottingham offers a sector-leading range of sporting facilities including the new David Ross Sports Village opened in October 2016. The £40 million sports village provides a premier training and competition venue for elite athletes, fitness and social sport supporting us to deliver an outstanding student sporting experience combined with a top quality education. Within the sports village is the High Performance Zone, an elite training centre designed specifically for the delivery of outstanding Strength and Conditioning services to university teams, scholarship athletes and external partners.

We're seeking a UKSCA accredited Strength and Conditioning Coach to join our coaching team. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in providing Strength and Conditioning coaching to a broad range of sports, ideally in the HE sector. With a focus on delivering high quality Strength and Conditioning support to a broad range of sports and athletes, they will play a key role in growing and enhancing the Strength and Conditioning service and supporting the wider departmental objectives of growing a culture of performance. We're also seeking someone with a strong innovative history to continually push for excellence in our Strength and Conditioning service.

The role requires a high degree of collaboration with colleagues and other departments, therefore we are seeking someone who is both personable and a strong team player. The role holder will be able to successfully engage and communicate with several stakeholders to impact performance. They will be highly motivated and dynamic to support the implementation of the University of Nottingham Sport performance strategy.

In return, we aim to give you support to nurture your talent and reach your career goals in a friendly and professional environment. We offer a competitive salary package including a generous holiday allowance and as a University employee, you'll also enjoy access to the state-of-the-art sports facilities at David Ross Sports Village as well as our other campuses. 

Working in performance sport will require you to work flexible hours in line with athletes training schedules. This may include early morning, evening and weekend work for periods of the year. This is a full time, permanent position at 36.25 hours per week.

For informal enquiries please email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

This is a re-advertisement and previous candidates need not apply.

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

This position does not fulfil the UK Visas & Immigration sponsorship criteria for Tier 2, therefore we can only accept applications from candidates who already have the right to work in UK.