Applications are invited for an appointment as High Performance Team Sports Lead, AO Level, Sport and Recreation, 3 year Fixed Term Contract.

This post in Sport and Recreation will raise the performance quality of NUI Galway’s teams in national and intervarsity competitions. The aim includes increasing in the university representation on teams at inter-county, provincial, and International levels.

The holder will take responsibility for providing leadership in the design, development, and delivery of high performance training, monitoring, and competitive programs to the sports teams and individual athletes on behalf of NUI Galway. They will also develop strong relationships with agencies and organisation that may enhance or benefit services offered to sports teams.

For informal enquiries, please contact Mr Michael Heskin

Information on the Sports and Recreation department at NUI Galway is available online at:

Salary: Administrative Officer: €68,152 p.a. – €86,240 p.a.

(This appointment will be made on point 1 of the Administrative Officer scale in line with current Government pay policy)

(For pre 1995 public sector entrants in Ireland, the D class Salary rates will apply)

Closing date for receipt of applications is 17:00 (Irish Time) on Friday 13th April 2018. It will not be possible to consider applications received after the closing date.

Garda vetting may apply.

Appointments will be conditional on work authorisation validation.

Further details are available at including a list of ineligible categories for employment permits

For more information and Application Form please see website: Applications should be submitted online.

Please note that appointment to posts advertised will be dependent upon University approval, together with the terms of the Employment Control Framework for the higher education sector.

National University of Ireland Galway is an equal opportunities employer.