Director of Athletic Equipment ServicesLafayette CollegeEaston, PALafayette College invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of Athletic Equipment Services. The position is full-time (12 months) with a salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Lafayette College is a most academically competitive, independent, undergraduate, coeducational institution with a student body of 2,300 students with Division I membership (Football - FCS) in the NCAA and the Patriot League. The athletics program consists of 11 sports for men and 11 sports for women and one co-ed sport. In recent years, the program has produced several conference champions, both athletic and academic All-Americans, and several NCAA tournament appearances.
Reporting directly to the Athletics Business Manager and will serve as the lead person for football equipment operations as well as manage the services and supervise staff for the entire athletic equipment operation for 23 varsity sports.
Supervising equipment services staff.
Overseeing the procurement of all athletic equipment and apparel.
Ensuring proper fitting and maintenance of all sports equipment.
Coordinating inventory, distribution, and return of equipment utilized by student-athletes.
Ensuring laundry services are provided.
Ensuring adherence to all College policies, NCAA regulations and apparel/equipment contract terms, as well as monitoring of all equipment and apparel ordered to ensure correct usage of College trademarks, colors, logos, etc.
The Director of Equipment Services will work closely with coaches on equipment needs while evaluating health and safety issues related to athletic equipment.
A Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred.
Three years experience in NCAA Division I athletic equipment services setting or related area preferred.
AEMA certified preferred.
Knowledge of NCAA regulations.
The successful candidate must be proficient in computer skills and also possess effective oral and written communication skills.
Evening and weekend hours are required as well as travel to away events as needed.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of application indicating the exact position, resume, and list of at least three references to: http://apply.interfolio.com/42597 .
Review of applications to begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Lafayette College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, religion, age, military or veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law in its educational programs and activities, admissions, or employment, as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable laws and College policies.