Company Name: Newcastle University

Job title: Director of Rugby

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

Closing date for application: 26th May 2019

Salary: £25,483-£27,025 (with progression to £29,515)

Hours: Full-time

Job description:

Newcastle University is seeking an outstanding Director of Rugby to oversee the coaching, delivery, and ongoing strategic development of performance rugby (men and women). You will be the Head Coach to the men’s 1st XV and have a proven track record in coaching rugby and gaining results at a performance level. 

Your role will be based at the University Sports Centre and will play an integral role in ensuring player and coach development are central to raising the profile of Newcastle University for sporting excellence. Applicants will have a RFU Level 3 coaching qualification, or equivalent. You will have a good understanding of the structure of rugby in the UK, the RFU, the Student Rugby Football Union (SRFU) and the British Universities Colleges Sports system (BUCS). 

You will be required to adopt a flexible approach to work, be able to work as part of a team and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

More information and how to apply:

Informal enquiries regarding the role should be directed to Fraser Kennedy, Performance Sport Manager on: Tel - 0191 208 7224 or mobile: 07788815874.

To apply for the role, please visit the Newcastle University website.