Central Connecticut State University invites applications for a full-time, Athletics Equipment Manager in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and coordinating all operations of the Equipment Room for Athletics including the maintenance of all athletic equipment through purchase, repair, inventory, proper securing, etc., in all athletics facilities and supervision of Equipment Room staff. The individual in this position plans and initiates a system of issuances, collection and storage of equipment and supplies and manages laundry services. He/she will also perform other duties and responsibilities related to the above that do not alter the basic level of responsibility of the position. This position requires an excellent work ethic along with exceptional motivational and communication skills. Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body.
3 years equipment management in a University or professional sports environment
Thorough knowledge of athletic equipment and supplies used in athletics, physical education and intramural and recreation activities as well as equipment standards for health and safety
Demonstrated ability to learn and effectively work with State purchasing regulations
Demonstrated inventory management and organizational skills
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Current Connecticut driver’s license and ability to lift 100 pounds
Experience in practice and game day responsibilities
Certified or working toward certification from the Athletic Equipment Manager’s Association
Experience and ability to reconcile all shipping and receiving activities within prescribed timelines
Demonstrated understanding of NCAA rules compliance
For full consideration, applications must be received by May 30, 2019. Salary and rank are commensurate with education and experience. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Central Connecticut State University is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: C19-098
About Central Connecticut State University
Central Connecticut State University is one of four universities in the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities system. Excellent professors and a wide array of academic programs prepare students for success in whatever field they choose. As of fall 2018, CCSU serves approximately 12,200 students - 9,500 undergraduates, and 2,700 graduates. CCSU is richly diverse: more than 34 percent of students are of traditional minority heritage. Visit our website at http://www.ccsu.edu/. CCSU is located in New Britain, a city with a population of some 70,000, within a 10-minute drive to the state capital of culture-rich Hartford. CCSU is currently in a large-scale community engagement initiative, designed to more effectively embrace our communities as the “steward of central Connecticut.” Pursuing a range of partnership arrangements with area businesses, schools, agencies, and more, this initiative will create significant new opportunities for student internships, faculty research, as well as an expanding array of cultural collaborations with the New Britain Symphony Orchestra, city theatres, the world-renowned New Britain Museum of American Art, and other area attractions.