Salary offers are made based on the candidate’s qualifications, experience, skills, and education as they directly relate to the requirements of the position, as well as internal and market factors and grade profile.
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: JR00076039
Under the direction of the Director of Equipment, the Assistant Director of Equipment Operations is responsible for the organization and supervision of select NCAA Division I sports equipment. Must have knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations, as well as National Operating Committee on Standard Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety standards.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: oversight of select equipment room operations including purchasing, fitting, inventory / auditing, supervision of temp and work-study staffing, laundry / maintenance and staffing for one equipment facility; development and maintenance of positive relationships with coaches, student-athletes, and equipment apparel vendors in the selection and fitting of equipment, to include the review and adherence to equipment and apparel agreements.
Responsible for the budget process, procurement, before and aftermarket branding for apparel, game equipment and facility equipment and laundry services for select sports.
Work with Director of Equipment to ensure annual ordering windows are met, on campus visits and information sessions are held, orders are received within contracted. Management of a comprehensive electronic inventory program encompassing the distribution, collection, inspection, maintenance, and disposal of equipment, shoes, and apparel in accordance with NCAA guidelines and industry practice.
Assist in the receiving of all department packages and coordinates drop off times with several parcel services. Local delivery and pick up of product for the purpose of embellishment and repairs of team and department products. Coordination of Mail Services including, campus mail, UPS, FedEx, etc.
Responsible for maintaining a schedule of all equipment needs within the assigned sports that track replacement costs, useful life cycle and recommended year of replacement.
Supervision of one temp staff employee and several work-study employees in Franklin Field Team Operations Complex.
Assist coaching staff with the design and selection of uniforms and branded apparel. Work with supervisor to ensure that designs adhere to approved branding policies. Work with coaches and administrative staff to Develop and implement the equipment replacement policy for select sports.
Bachelor’s degree plus 2-3 years of work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience working with college athletics or professional sports department preferred.
Knowledge of NCAA regulations a plus.
Excellent customer service skills.
Strong organizational skills.
Knowledge of Nike and Penn Purchasing software
Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays as required
Ability to lift 25 lbs. or more.
Able to receive AEMA Certification within 12 months of hire.
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