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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

Full time and part time vacancies


Role Grade Working Pattern How to apply Apply Before
Head of Physical Preparation (Elite Performance) UOE07 (£35,347 - £46,974 per annum)

Full Time - 35 Hours Per Week

Apply online 7 June 2024 
Grounds Assistant UE03 (£22,214-£24,248) + 5% Premium Band 

Full Time - 35 Hours Per Week

Apply online 12 June 2024 
Duty Manager  UE05 £27,979 – 32,332 + 15% Premium Band

Full Time - 35 Hours Per Week

Apply online 13 June 2024 

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


Please send a note of interest with your CV to

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 for the 24/25 cohort of our Student Employment Programmes are now closed.

Find out more about the Student Employment Programme

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