The Director of Athletic Equipment Operations will be responsible for the purchasing, maintenance and inventory of all athletic protective equipment and apparel used in the Athletics Department equipment operations. The person in this position must be capable of creating working relationships with manufacturers, vendors, and coaches. This person must be able to prepare accurate budget projections based on inventories and needs. This person will work with and oversee three full-time equipment staff with their assigned sports. This person will also work with the individual sports coaches in making decisions on purchases. Although this position reports to the Associate AD for Internal Operations, the person in this position must have the knowledge and expertise to make competent decisions without supervision.
The Director of Athletic Equipment Operations will oversee the daily duties in purchasing and maintaining equipment used in the sport of football. This person will be responsible for the fitting of protective equipment used in the football program. This position will require an individual skilled in the field of equipment management in order to insure that the athletes are properly protected.
The Director of Athletic Equipment Operations will supervisor staff members and student workers in the performance of their equipment room duties. The Director is responsible for all aspects of hiring staff members and student workers.
The employee in this position will use the Kronos timekeeping system, PORT, ProCard, Team Works and ACS.
The employee in this position will build quality relationships and work collaboratively and professionally with Pirate Club, athletics, and University staff, students, business vendors and all donors and stakeholders. The employee will also abide by all written policies and procedures of ECU, the Department of Athletics, The Educational Foundation (Pirate Club), the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), and all applicable conferences or associations.
Extended hours during the week and weekends are required in the performance of the above duties. Other duties will be performed as assigned.
High School diploma or equivalency and two years of supervisory experience in the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution, plus a minimum of 2 years' experience as an equipment manager is preferred.
AEMA certification is desirable.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
A complete application should include a cover letter addressing qualifications for the position, a resume and contact information for three current references.
This position is subject to the Career Banding Salary Administration Plan. If candidates are not identified at the Advanced level, management may consider candidates at a lower competency level. Pay will be commensurate with applicant's competencies as well as budget, equity, and market considerations.
East Carolina University seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. In order to promote the university's diversity goal, the Athletics Department encourages applicants from women, minorities, and historically underrepresented groups.
Additional Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants must complete a candidate profile or staff application (see "Application Types Accepted" below) online via the PeopleAdmin system. In addition, applicants must submit the documents requested in order to be considered for the position.
Application Types Accepted:
Application (SHRA and CSS only)
Applications must be received in the Department of Human Resources by the closing date of 07-19-2017 to be considered. Please submit an online ECU application for vacancy # 980183 to ECU Human Resources at www.jobs.ecu.edu.
East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.