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Sports Administrator **Internal Only** - QMUL16577

Department: Students' Union
Salary: Starting salary will be in the range of £21,696pa to £26,556pa (Grade 2)
Reference: QMUL16577
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 09-Oct-2018
Closing date: 16-Oct-2018

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This exciting role will support the administration of the Sport and Fitness Department at QMSU.

QMSU represents and supports over 15,000 students who make up the diverse and vibrant student body at Queen Mary, University of London.  The university joined the prestigious Russell Group in August 2012. 

The Sports Administrator will be responsible for ensuring the effective administration and smooth running of Club Sport, in particular coordinating the BUCS/LUSL sporting programme, and to provide support to the sports clubs to ensure their smooth and effective operation. The ideal candidate will be organised, have a keen attention to detail, excellent time management, competency using Microsoft Office and the ability to learn new skills.

The primary tasks of this role are assisting with:

  • Enquiries and internal communications
  • Record keeping and data inputting
  • Implementing plans and initiatives of QMSU
  • Increasing the presence, profile and reputation of QMSU within the student body, university and greater community.
  • Assist in the effective administration and smooth running of Club Sport.
  • Assist in the co-ordination of larger Union Events (Welcome Week, Open Days, Merger Cup, Awards Ball)

Applicants should have excellent communication skills and have the ability to work with a wide range of people.  Experience or familiarity of working within a sporting and/or student environment would be desirable.  Candidates must have the ability to work well under pressure, prioritise a varied workload and meet deadlines.

The post is a full time fixed term post and the starting salary will be in the range £21,696-£26,556 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, benefits pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan and membership of the Health and Fitness Centre.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Queen Mary Students' Union is proud to be an Equal Opportunities employer and we are committed to equality of opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, class or any other dimension of diversity. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates, as this group is currently under-represented within the Union.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Miss Charlotte Kendrick at or on 0207 882 8457

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The closing date for applications is Tuesday 16th October 2018

Interviews will be held on Friday 19th October 2018

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

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