Director of Rugby, Saints Sport, University of St Andrews

Job ref: AD4710MR
Grade/Salary Range: 6/£34,304 - £40,927 per annum, Full Time
Location: St Andrews
Start: As soon as possible

We are seeking to appointment a suitably experienced and qualified Director of Rugby to lead our ambitious rugby programme. The exciting role is wide ranging and primarily involves working with our student rugby club, including coaching our men’s 1st team; one of the university’s performance teams The ideal candidate will be driven by supporting students and to achieve success at a performance level. They will be motivated to develop players of all abilities, bring and implement new ideas, embrace challenge and enjoy making a difference.

Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in professional posts at the University.

Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience. We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter, Race Charters and Stonewall). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network. Full details available online

In accordance with the new immigration rules, it is with regret that this role does not meet the current suitability requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. The University encourages all interested candidates to apply regardless of nationality and all applications received are assessed against the essential and desirable criteria listed in the further particulars. The successful candidate will have to demonstrate their right to work in the UK prior to commencing employment and where required, obtain the right to work in the UK without relying on University sponsorship. Information on other visa options is available or by contacting our HR Immigration Team on

Further information can be found here View Vacancy Details

Informal enquiries may be directed to Ian Gaunt, Deputy Director of Sport, email: Tel: 07545 422690.

Date published: 22 June 2022
Date updated: 22 June 2022


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