Vacancy: Newcastle University director of rugby

Friday 26 April 2019 Written by: Adam


**Director of rugby**

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

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.

The post holder 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.

Interviews will be held on: June 6, 2019.

Informal enquiries to: Fraser Kennedy, Performance Sport Manager – Tel: 0191 208 7224 / 07788 815 874.

Job reference: C213831M

[**See the full job advert online.**][1]

CLOSING DATE: May 26, 2019