Position reports directly to the Assistant Athletics Director for External Relations. Responsible for the total operation of an equipment room for 14 varsity sports including purchasing, inventory control and management, budget management, safety compliance, distribution, maintenance and collection of all athletic equipment within NCAA guidelines. Oversees the ordering process of appropriate and essential athletic equipment within established guidelines. Coordinates departmental corporate contracts for apparel and equipment. Ensures proper usage of athletic equipment in accordance with national equipment standards and departmental requirements. Coordinates equipment transportation for road trips and travels to away events as needed. Oversees daily laundry services. Complies with NCAA, OVC and TTU guidelines, rules and regulations. Establishes and maintains professional working relationships with University personnel and equipment vendors. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required: One year of experience in athletic equipment management or related area. Knowledge of NCAA athletic equipment fitting and safety standards. Knowledge of NCAA guidelines/safety requirements and concussion standards. Knowledge of care and maintenance standards for equipment. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work nights and weekends including some travel. Student-athlete welfare philosophy complementary to that of the Director of Athletics.
Preferred: Three years experience in athletic equipment management or related area. Experience in athletic equipment management or related area in a Division I athletic program. Experience with CoachComm x-system. Athletic Equipment Managers Association certification or ability to obtain upon hire.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include the accumulation of two vacation days per month, one sick leave day per month, and thirteen (13) University holidays. Other benefits include medical and life insurance (shared cost with the University), retirement, optional 401k, and educational benefits.
Internal Number: 511010
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