Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is seeking applicants for Equipment Manager to oversee the storage, issuance, and inventory of VCU Athletics apparel and equipment.
The position’s primary purpose and general responsibilities include:
Purchasing over $100,000 in Athletic Department apparel, equipment, uniforms, and practice gear;
Control of Athletic Department vehicle keys, to include distribution of vehicles and keys, and maintenance of key log;
Sole oversight of inventory control of a quarter of a million dollars in Athletic Department apparel, equipment, uniforms, and practice gear;
Sole management of all apparel and equipment issue and retrieval for the Athletic Department;
Formulation and implementation of equipment and apparel policies and procedures, as well as security of all items;
Control of storeroom access and usage;
Management and oversight of laundry services for the Athletic Department and facility events, including oversight of one full-time employee;
Hiring, training, supervising, and managing student worker contingent;
Providing assistance for all visiting teams;
Assisting in the coordination of mass transportation for Athletic Teams;
Assisting in the coordinator of the apparel branding process; and
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum hiring standards include:
Valid drivers license;
Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU; and
Three (3) years experience as an equipment manager.
Preferred hiring standards include:
Advanced degree or equivalent work experience; and
Athletic Equipment Managers Association (AEMA) Certification.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: FA6470
About Virginia Commonwealth University
VCU Athletics’ mission is to win conference and national championships, provide a first-class student-athlete experience, serve as a source of pride for the University and community and cultivate graduates who excel as leaders.
Virginia Commonwealth University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.