The successful candidate will assist the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics with the day-to-day management and administration to facilitate an effective, safe, and sanitary Division I athletic equipment department.
- Assist the athletic department by continuing to evaluate the locker room and all facilities to ensure that they remain in useful and playable conditions - Responsible for hiring, managing, and evaluating all part-time, graduate, and student workers - Assist the Director with an annual review of all policies and procedures for the athletic equipment department - Assist with budget preparation and ordering for assigned sports - Work with each head coach to adequately plan and order necessary apparel and equipment in a timely manner - Assist the marketing department in evaluating and branding UAlbany athletics through better utilization of UAlbany marks on uniforms, apparel, and sponsorship placement - Assist with all home football games as assigned - Team travel as equipment representative as assigned and - Maintain positive and open lines of communication with campus constituents, the bookstore, and the community; to better market and promote authentic apparel that will enhance INDICIA revenues - Attend the mandatory sexual violence prevention program as required by federal, state, SUNY, and University policies and procedures prior to or at the beginning of the academic year
A Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized accrediting organization
Certified by the National Equipment Manager's Association and certified in CPR/AED Training
A minimum of 2 years as a certified athletic equipment manager with Division I experience or related professional experience
Experience with EquipCheck software for inventory control
Maintain certification and continuing education through the National Athletic Equipment Managers Association. The incumbent must also maintain continuing education as required to maintain an efficient level of equipment fitting, current trends in equipment management as it relates to the prevention of athletic injury and safety measures, to ensure a sanitary work environment throughout the athletic facilities to prevent infectious diseases
Certified to adequately educate student-athletes about athletic equipment and apparel; and knowledge in all applicable rules and regulations related to proper wear, maintenance, certification(s), and laundry regulations
Knowledgeable and proficient in evaluating apparel and equipment for necessary repairs, reconditioning, and NOCSAE certification
Proficient in understanding NCAA and Conference rules as it pertains to athletic apparel, equipment, logos, student-athlete safety, well-being, and sportsmanship
Knowledge in athletic computerized athletic equipment inventory and inventory control
Ability to understand and apply all NY State purchasing and procurement of athletic apparel and equipment
Comply with all federal Title IX and gender equity requirements in purchasing and distributing athletic apparel and equipment
Applicants must address in their application their ability to work with a culturally diverse population.
About University at Albany
Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,900 students in nine schools and colleges across three campuses.
Located in Albany, New York, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.