The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is accepting applications for the position of Director of Football Equipment Operations. This is a career, full-time position with a targeted minimum salary of $65,000/year with full health benefits and membership in the UC Retirement Plan. Under the general supervision of the Senior Director, Equipment Operations, this position is responsible for the overall management and supervision of the equipment and apparel needs for the UCLA Football program, which includes approximately 120 student-athletes, 10 coaches and 25 support staff. This position is responsible for the daily management of the football equipment room operations, including procurement, monitoring, and distribution of all equipment and apparel for the UCLA football program. Incumbent will be an integral member of the department staff in relation to the shoe and apparel provider as well as other 3rd party vendors in terms of products used and the branding of the football team. Other duties include inventory tracking of all items, locker room maintenance, facility upkeep and ensuring the safety of team issued gear and practice, training needs. Position will be primary contact for the setup of on and off campus team practices as well as the timely and efficient transportation of athletic equipment, uniforms and necessary apparel to all athletic contests – both at home at the Rose Bowl and on the road to all contents, and potentially off site training camp locations. Duties will also include hiring and training managers, assisting with camp operational needs, and daily laundry services to meet team needs.
Expressions of interest must be received by February 20, 2018. All applicants must submit their cover letter, resume, references and salary history via the following website link: https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1517951543426 Search by requisition #27325. UCLA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
All applicants should demonstrate the following abilities: Two-five years of experience working in the Athletic Equipment field with specific Power 5 Football program or NFL team related experience preferred; certification from the American Equipment Manager’s Association (AEMA); ability to work independently and with follow through on assignments with minimal direction; skill in organizing material, people and information in a systematic way to optimize efficiency; demonstrated execution of prioritization of assignments in a timely fashion in fast paced environment; Strong knowledge of equipment and apparel maintenance and repair techniques in accordance to manufacturer specifications and the NCAA; ability to establish and maintain a cooperative working relationship and effective communication with other staff members, students, and administrators and University personnel and public; strong interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written) as well as being a relationship builder across many organization levels on campus, and externally; experience with staff supervision, Human Resources practices, confidentiality, organizational direction workflow, delegation, train programs and work evaluation; writing skills to prepare forms, reports and correspondence with speed and accuracy; ability to operate a computer with experience in Microsoft Office, Outlook and Windows; understanding and acceptance of organizational goals and collaboratively and cooperatively working as a team member to support those goals and objectives; must be able to speak on a one-on-one basis or in small group settings to convey and obtain relevant information; ability to perform effectively in dynamic work environment at odd hours and conditions at times; understanding of budgets and budget management to prepare, maintain and close annual budgets, including ability to follow department and University general accounting and procurement guidelines; skill in implementing and monitoring a quality control and inventory program sufficient to meet established specifications of the job; working knowledge of methods, tools, equipment and material of the trade sufficient to organize work, evaluate progress and ensure work assignments meet stated standards; ability to work flexible hours and time, travel with teams and staff for competitions and meetings as needed; understanding and demonstrated compliance with Departmental, University, Pac-12 and NCAA rules and regulations.
Additional Salary Information: Expressions of interest must be received by February 20, 2018. All applicants must submit their cover letter, resume, references and salary history via the following website link: https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1517951543426 Search by requisition #27325. UCLA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Internal Number: 27325
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UCLA Athletics embraces the mantra of "Champions Made Here", not just on the competitive field but in the classroom and in the community. UCLA's broad-based nationally competitive intercollegiate athletics program for men and women was the first in the nation to win 100 NCAA Championships. UCLA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.