Health and Fitness Manager

Ningbo, China
31 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
17 Nov 2017
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Full Time

Closing Date

Friday, 17th November 2017

Job Type

Administrative Professional & Managerial


Opportunities at the University of Nottingham in Ningbo China


RMB274,424 – RMB308,868 per annum depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this is subject to performance).

Join a unique British University in China.The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) was the first Sino-foreign university to open its doors in China. This award-winning campus offering a UK style education has grown to establish a student body of over 7,000 in just 13 years. 

The UNNC Sport department has operated for the past thirteen years with an emphasis on Ministry of Education physical education (PE) requirements for Year 1 and 2 students.As the university has matured together with key performance indicators and goals for the 2020 strategic plans, the university is seeking to elevate the provision of sport while upgrading core activities like PE. Sports at UNNC currently includes student club and team sports and select staff sports clubs alongside excellent outdoor and indoor facilities including basketball courts, table tennis hall, indoor gym, badminton hall, squash courts, billiards area, dance and physical fitness rooms, two new climbing walls and a bouldering wall.Its mixed-use sports centre includes office space and flexible student space designed to provide opportunity for sports related and recreational/co-curricular student activities.UNNC Sport teams and clubs participate in external competitions including the annual Tri-Campus games with the United Kingdom and Malaysia campuses, and also host select competitions at the UNNC campus.

Candidates must hold a first degree in the area of Sports Management or a related field of sport, and an NVQ II in Gym instruction or equivalent. Experience of managing gym facilities is essential, as is having significant knowledge and experience in a gym or related health and fitness suite, preferably within a university setting.

The salary will be within the range of RMB274,424 – RMB308,868 per annum depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this is subject to performance). In addition, an attractive package including accommodation allowance, travel allowance and health care and travel insurance will be provided for international appointments. 

This post is available from 26 February 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter and will initially be offered on a fixed-term contract with the University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China for a period of up to five years. This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement. 

ALL applicants are required to formally apply online for the position.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to: Dr Julie Brunton, Director of Sport, University of Nottingham Ningbo, China, email: Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.