Head Athletic Equipment Manager

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Head Athletic Equipment Manager
Job Description

The Head Athletic Equipment Manager is responsible for developing, planning, and organizing programs for maintaining and purchasing athletic equipment for all University sports teams. The Head Athletic Equipment Manager also prepares and monitors athletic equipment budgets.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Sports Facilities Management, Sports Administration, Facilities Management, or closely related discipline.

Three years of experience in management of athletic equipment or closely related experience.

Experience operating a personal computer and proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).

Possess current Forklift Operator, American Red Cross CPR/AED and First Aid certifications or the ability to obtain within ninety days of hire.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Sports Facilities Management, Sports Administration, Facilities Management, or closely related discipline.

Three years of directly related experience in a collegiate environment that operates under NCAA, ASUN, and Coastal Collegiate Sports Association (CCSA) regulations.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of inventory control principles and methods.

Knowledge of applicable safety requirements.

Knowledge of policies, procedures, and guidelines established by professional organizations and/or governing agencies.

Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

Strong organizational skills and an ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects with minimal supervision.

Ability to develop and implement policies, procedures, goals and objectives.

Ability and willingness to assume new responsibilities.

Ability to take initiative to plan, organize, coordinate and perform work in various situations when numerous and diverse demands are involved.

Ability to interact in a professional manner with a diverse group of staff, faculty, students, and the community in a service-oriented environment.

Demonstrated ability to develop collaborative relationships with both internal and external constituencies

Ability to work successfully as both a member of a team and independently with minimal supervision.

Ability to manage a budget and work within the constraints of that budget.

Ability to effectively manage the work of others by providing information, guidance and motivation.

Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays in accordance with athletic teams’ seasonal schedules.

Salary Range $32,000 - $35,000

Job Duties

Essential Job Duties

•Collaborates with coaches to prepare athletic equipment budget proposals.

•Purchases all athletic equipment and apparel according to university policies. Processes all invoices and receipts to ensure timely payment and monitors equipment budgets.

•Implements an inventory control system to ensure accurate recording of all purchases, repairs, maintenance, and disposal of athletic equipment and apparel.

•Recruits, hires, trains, and manages a part time OPS staff to assist in carrying out the goals and objectives for equipment operations.

•Monitors the issuance of uniforms, both home and away, to teams, coaches, and individual athletes. Maintains accurate records of uniform and apparel issuance.

•Monitors the daily maintenance of equipment, which includes laundering and repair of uniforms, and general upkeep of equipment. Arranges for repairs as necessary.

•Manages the daily operations of the Equipment Rooms and Storage Facilities, ensuring each is operated in a clean, efficient, and effective manner.

•Oversees laundry operations, ensuring team laundry is done daily to the correct specifications and health standards on a daily basis.

•Serves as the liaison with apparel, footwear, and equipment providers. Ensures team apparel and equipment are appropriately printed prior to distribution.

•Assists with fitting individual athletes and management of each team’s size charts.

•Ensures locker rooms and benches are prepared and set up to appropriate standards for all home athletic events. Coordinates preventative maintenance and cleaning for all locker rooms.

•Prepares team equipment travel bags and uniforms for road trips.

•Collaborates with the Compliance Office to ensure equipment operations are in compliance with NCAA and ASUN/CCSA guidelines. Adheres to proper recordkeeping and documentation for all equipment operations.

•Assists in the development, implementation, and evaluation of policies and procedures for the Facilities and Operations department within Athletics.

•Seeks opportunities for professional development and best practices within the area of sports programs facilities and operations.

•Assists, coordinates, and completes special projects as assigned by the Assistant Athletic Director for Facilities and Operations.

•Ensures Environmental Health & Safety and OSHA safety practices are implemented, followed, and documented.

Other Job Duties

Other Duties

•Ensures a regular daily schedule for student-athletes to initiate equipment issues or needs.

•Attends meetings, activities, and events, which may require working evenings and weekends to travel with teams as necessary.

•Assist with game operations for all home basketball games and other events as needed.

•Serves as essential personnel and provides assistance in the event of an emergency on campus.

•Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number PS347P
Open Date 11/08/2017
Close Date 11/22/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you possess a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization such as Sports Facilities Management, Sports Administration, Facilities Management, or closely related discipline.
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have three (3) or more years of experience in management of athletic equipment or closely related experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have experience operating personal computers with proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) software?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you possess current Forklift Operator, American Red Cross CPR/AED and First Aid certifications or the ability to obtain within ninety days of hire?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Please explain your directly related experience to the position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Please indicate the number of years of directly related work experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Please indicate how you first learned of this position.
    • Job Board
    • Print Advertisement
    • Social Media
    • Job Fair/Conference
    • FGCU Website
    • Employee Referral
    • Other
  8. * Per the question above, please specify the name of where you FIRST learned of the position?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of 5 Professional References (with relationship of each)
Optional Documents