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Cardiff Met Pinnacle Campus Sport Co-ordinator (11 positions)

Listed by Cardiff Met Students' Union


Application deadline: Sun 01 May 2016
Please apply for this position by sending a short cover letter, stating your reasons for the application, and your CV to If you would like to enquire further about this position please contact Luke Hawker or Cerri Dando in the Cardiff Metropolitan Student Union, Cyncoed Campus or e-mail at:


Scholarship based payment of £500


half a day per week term time

Job Duration

The role will run from June 2016 through until May 2017


  • The role is situated within the Campus Sport delivery structure, as part of the Athletic Union
  • Lead a successful sport specific environment consisting of free play, leagues or tournaments.  
  • Attend associated Campus Sport social events.
  • Very flexible approach required
  • Time commitments can vary depending on demand
  • Engage in the option to complete the Cardiff Met Award, associated tasks and voluntary hours
  • The role will satisfy required academic work based learning or work experience hours

 To be the primary administrator, organiser and facilitator of a single Campus Sport

  • Promote student engagement in Campus Sport.
  • Book appropriate facilities in conjunction with Line Manager.
  • Create and ensure fulfilment of league fixtures.
  • Attend fixtures and training sessions.
  • Manage and distribute appropriate equipment and resources.
  • Liaise with peer Sports Coordinators as part of a community of practice to support, share ideas and integrate tournaments and events
  • Balance a relaxed, social environment with regular attendance and gentle competition.


To manage other stakeholders within the Campus Sport environment

  • Engage, oversee and liaise with Campus Sport Volunteers
  • Work with volunteers to provide suitable experiences
  • Designate roles, responsibilities and expectations.
  • Conduct yourself in an exemplary manner, acting as a role model for other students and peers. 
  • Recognise and reward individual achievements and actions which are deemed above and beyond.
  • Connect stakeholders with peers with other services offered by the Student Union
  • Adopt a variety of appropriate communication strategies

To engage with the student body

  • To help build the overall image of Campus Sport
  • To interact with current and future Campus Sport members via email, social media and in person
  • To liaise with School reps, Year reps and academic members of staff
  • Report events, fixtures and performances to Line Manager and Media Intern
  • Provide information for marketing material, write-ups and promotion opportunities
  • Use current contacts within the institution to promote engagement between campuses, schools, international students and societies

Person Specification:

  • A passionate interest in university sport.
  • A commitment towards raising levels of sports participation throughout the university.
  • A background knowledge of sport
  • Sound communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Possess or demonstrate a desire to develop organisational, communicative and management skills.
  • A willingness to personally develop within the role.
  • Have self-determination and strong work ethic to achieve targets set.
  • Flexible approach to varying work demands provided by each Campus Sport.
  • Positive attitude and a proactive approach to tasks.
  • Be able to manage others in conjunction with yourself.
  • Have the ability to overcome obstacles.


We are looking for a co-ordinator in the following sports

  • Active
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Climbing
  • Cricket
  • Football
  • Frisbee
  • Netball
  • Rugby
  • Table Tennis & Dodgeball
  • Tennis