Reporting to the Director of Equipment Operations, the Head Equipment Manager provides excellent service to student-athletes, coaches, and institutional staff members. The Head Equipment Manager will provide assistance in managing all aspects of athletic equipment operations. Incumbent will oversee all equipment operations for men’s and women’s basketball as well as a number of assigned Olympic sports. Head Equipment Manager will also perform other duties as assigned.Duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:•Oversee equipment and locker room operations for assigned Varsity sports including men’s and women’s basketball•Coordinate with Head Coaches to provide essential needs•Obtain and inventory athletic equipment deliveries and secure in equipment room•Distribute, collect, launder, and maintain athletic equipment•Maintain a professional, organized, clean, safe, and healthy environment in equipment rooms, laundry room, and locker rooms•Build relationships with athletic equipment manufacturers and vendors to ensure quality product, service, and competitive pricing•Serve as liaison with visiting teams, officials, and conference personnel on game-day to ensure needs are met•Supervise Graduate Externs and Student Workers to ensure daily duties are complete
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years of experience professional or collegiate level athletic equipment room setting. Must be an active member of the AEMA or able to be certified within a year. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills and Abilities:
The ability to manage several tasks and/or projects simultaneously.
Strong organizational skills, interpersonal skills, and a commitment to customer service.
Demonstrate a proven track record in building quality relationships.
Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
Project management and leadership skills.
Strong personal code of ethics, integrity, and trust.
Strategic and financial analysis and research skills
Ability to successfully navigate across multiple departments in a fast-paced environment.
Strong integrity and character who shares a commitment for knowing and complying with NCAA, Conference and University rules.
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office.
Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.
To apply for this position, please visit our website at http://www.temple.edu/hr/departments/employment/Application_Staff.htm. Please apply to Requisition #17002293. All applicants must apply online through Temple University Human Resources in order to be considered.