The Assistant Equipment Manager, under the supervision of the Director of Equipment Operations – Football, will assist with the day-to-day operations of the Gossett Equipment Room to include, but not limited to, the preparation, maintenance and fitting of protective equipment used for the sport of football along with the issuing and retrieving of equipment in accordance with all University, Big Ten Conference, and NCAA rules and regulations. The Assistant Equipment Manager will collaborate with the Director of Equipment Operations-Football, coaching staff, apparel manufacturers, and student-athletes to ensure their needs are met through the department’s equipment vendors; serve as the main point of contact for inventorying received product and maintaining electronic ordering information within the Front Rush (inventory) system. The Assistant Equipment Manager is responsible for the training and direct supervision of all student managers working within the football program as well as training and supervising student staff to include creating and maintaining their monthly work schedules within the designated budget. The Assistant Equipment Manager will perform other duties as assigned.
To Apply: Submit applications electronically at https://ejobs.umd.edu. Search for position number 100039. For best consideration, applications should include (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) names and contact information of at least three references. More information on Maryland Athletics can be found at www.umterps.com.
Best Consideration Date: Apply by June 1, 2021.
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education, experience, and training is required. Certification by the Athletic Equipment Managers Association (AEMA) or ability to obtain certification within twelve (12) months of start date required. Proven ability to manage and complete multiple projects in a timely manner; ability to fit and repair protective equipment, strong organizational skills. Available to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Two (2) years of experience in an athletic equipment unit or related environment, preferably at the Intercollegiate Athletic Division I level.
Working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office and Front Rush Inventory System is preferred. Knowledge of NCAA, Big Ten Conference and University rules and regulations concerning equipment purchase, issuance, retrieval, and disposal preferred.
Internal Number: 100039
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