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SRFU Regional Representative


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Job Description

Regional Representative

The Student Rugby Football Union (SRFU) with the support of the RFU is looking to fill three vacancies in a team of nine Regional Representatives to support a new partnership approach to rugby development for students. These partnerships will play a key role in implementing the Strategic Plan for Student Rugby and strengthening relationships between the higher education (HE) sector rugby clubs and the rest of the community game; to ensure university rugby is a meaningful and enjoyable part of the rugby journey for those who want to be involved.

Ideally, you'll need to be:
– Comfortable working with and supporting the development of young people.
– Enthusiastic and motivating
– Knowledge of and/or experienced in the HE sector, university sport and rugby.
– Passionate about the development of student rugby.
– Experienced in and have an understanding of local club rugby.
– A good communicator, able to work with a range of partners.

What you'll do:
– Represent the views of the Universities’ Regional Rugby Development Partnerships and its universities to the SRFU, County CBs and BUCS.
– Liaise between the SRFU regional partnership chairman and the RFU regional delivery team (RDT) to facilitate delivery of the strategy for student rugby.
– Attend meetings of the Regional Universities Rugby Development Partnership, (three-four per year) and regional forums student forums (two per year)
– Attend the SRFU National conference.
– Recommend HE Students for the student leadership, reward and recognition schemes, in liaison with the other partners within the RDT.
– Attend relevant meetings of SRFU committees and partner organisations when required.

How much time it will take up:
Six to eight meetings per year.
One-day annual conference
Two hours per month.

What you'll get out of it:
You'll provide an important service that will help strengthen rugby and grow the game for students in your area. You'll help others to enjoy quality experiences in rugby and have the satisfaction of developing people's skills.

Application Deadline

23 November 2012

Closing Date

23 November 2012