Sport & Exercise

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Information about the latest vacancies across Sport & Exercise

The University of Edinburgh is one of the foremost sport and fitness providers in the UK, with sector-leading facilities, programmes and services.  We believe sport and active health can change lives and make the world a better place.

We would love to hear from you if you are passionate and believe you can:

  • Provide strong and effective leadership in a business-critical area
  • Deliver ‘best in class' service in one of the UK’s leading sporting universities
  • Live our values of being: Open to EveryBody, Anything is Possible and Enabling Excellence

Current vacancies

Role Salary  Working Pattern Closing Date How to Apply
Gym Instructor Easter Bush UE03  £18,529 - £20,092 + 5% Premium Band (£926.45 - £1,004.60) per annum Part-time; 30hrs per week Monday 18 July at 5pm Apply online (University job site)
Marketing and Communications Officer UE05  £23,487 – £27,116 per annum Full-time, 35hrs per week Monday 11 July at 5pm Apply online (University job site)

Guaranteed hour vacancies

We are looking for a hard-working individual with excellent customer care skills, who can work as part of a team and will enjoy welcoming and interacting with our 20,000 members. This includes Sports Clubs, VIP visitors, and University employees as well as promoting a superb range of modern sports facilities and user-friendly services. In return, you will enjoy a competitive hourly rate on an incremental pay scale, have access to excellent sports facilities, and progressive training opportunities. All posts will be recruited on a guaranteed hour contract – See terms of employment for full details.

Role Working pattern  Closing Date How to Apply
Climbing Wall Supervisor 

Evening and weekend working

Guaranteed hour contract, open-ended

Thursday 30 June at 5pm Apply online (University job site)
Sports Assistant -

St Leonards Swimming Pool

Summer work - will include evening and weekend working

Guaranteed hour contract

Friday 24 June at 5pm Please send a note of interest with your CV to
Sports Assistant -

Peffermill Playing Fields

Evening and weekend working

Guaranteed hour contract


Please send a note of interest with your CV to

Thank you for your interest in Sport & Exercise at the Unversity of Edinburgh.