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:

  • Deliver ‘best in class' service in one of the UK’s leading sporting universities
  • Live our values; Open to EveryBody, Anything is Possible and Enabling Excellence

Current vacancies

Role Grade Working Pattern How to apply
 Performance Rowing Coach UOE5 - salary range: £25,742 - £29,605 (+15% premium band) 35 Hours per week Apply online

Current Student Employment Programme opportunities:

The Sport & Exercise Student Employment Programme provides experience and industry related professional development in one of the country’s leading and most diverse sport, fitness and wellbeing settings.

Applications closed for 2023/24

Find out more about the Student Employment Programme

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
Sports Assistant -

Peffermill Playing Fields

Evening and weekend working

Guaranteed hour contract


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