Under the direction of the Colorado State University Head Equipment Manager, Olympic Sports, this position is responsible for the management and oversight of the equipment operation for 15 men’s and women’s sports competing as members of NCAA DI-FBS and the Mountain West Conference.
To view full announcement, please visit: https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/121648
CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.
Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Business, Marketing, Management, HPER, HES, Sports Management, Recreation, Education, Economics, Liberal Arts, Communications, Sociology or any other field related to responsibilities and duties
Minimum of 3 years of experience in a collegiate athletic equipment room; comparable experience in a professional sports league will be taken into consideration
Current Certification by the Athletic Equipment Manager’s Association (AEMA) required, including good standing within the AEMA, or must have the ability to become certified within 18 months of employmen
Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations required, preferably NCAA Division I
Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate effectively across a broad spectrum of constituents
Ability to effectively convey ideas and information in a variety of written, electronic and verbal forms
Outstanding problem-solving skills including the use of key tools such as critical thinking, deductive reasoning, logic and creativity including the ability to apply this knowledge to real world applications
Strong computer skills including a complete working understanding of the most commonly used Microsoft Office Suite applications and programs
Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license or access to a licensed driver by the employment start date.
The successful candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States by the time of hire. The department will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.
The Colorado State University Department of Athletics sponsors 16 men’s and women’s intercollegiate sports and competes as a member of the NCAA Division I-FBS and the Mountain West Conference. The University is located in Fort Collins, Colorado, 65 miles north of Denver. More information on the University and its intercollegiate athletics program can be found at www.csurams.com and www.colostate.edu.
Colorado State University also has 4,600 acres for research centers, Cooperative Extension offices, and Colorado State Forest Service stations.
Fort Collins is an award-winning city located on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains with the foothills and 14,000-foot peaks visible to residents. Easy access to hiking, skiing, rafting and other outdoor sports is a great advantage to CSU students, faculty and staff.
OUR ECONOMIC IMPACT
CSU is one of the state’s most important economic growth engines and a cornerstone of Colorado’s economic future.
You can see Colorado State University’s influence in every corner of the globe. Whether it’s life-bringing irrigation systems in Egypt, high-yield wheat varieties in Europe, climate-change research in Antarctic...a, or our transnational research that’s helping cure cancer in animals and humans, CSU’s discoveries are making the world a better place.
Founded in 1870 as the Colorado Agricultural College, Colorado State University is one of the nation’s premier research universities routinely highlighted in national rankings recognizing top universities and programs. With more than 150 programs of study in eight colleges, Colorado State University offers a world-class education. Academic programs at CSU are among the best in the nation in quality, innovation, and achievement, with internationally known programs in infectious disease, agriculture, cancer research, atmospheric science, sustainability and clean energy, and much more.