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The University of California, Los Angeles is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Equipment Manager, Olympic Sports. This is a career, full-time position with a targeted salary of $42,908.40/year with full health benefits and membership in the UC Retirement Plan. Under the supervision of the Director of Olympic Sports Equipment Operations, the Assistant Equipment Manager will assist in the overall management of the equipment and apparel needs for a select number of the department’s intercollegiate sport programs. Primary responsibilities include the ordering, storage, maintenance, and servicing of teams’ uniform and apparel needs. Procurement of all equipment, issuing equipment and apparel to student-athletes and coaches, and maintaining a thorough inventory of all goods will also be important parts of daily tasks. Incumbent is responsible for maintenance of goods and services as well as safely outfitting the student-athletes for practice and competition, including game days. Responsible for the packing as well as timely and efficient transportation of athletic equipment and competition wear for athletic contests and practices. Bachelor’s Degree or 2-3 years of experience of working in a college or professional equipment room required. Candidate must possess ability to adhere to and comply with Department, University, NCAA and PAC-12 rules and regulations.
Expressions of interest encouraged by March 22, 2017. All applicants must submit their cover letter, resume, references and salary history via the following website link: https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1402337994171. Search by requisition #25544. UCLA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
All applicants should demonstrate the following abilities/qualifications: Certification by the Athletic Equipment Manager's Association; ability to adjust to unique situations and scenarios often associated with sporting events; willingness to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings as well as travel, as needed; strong organization and Interpersonal skills; ability to communicate with university employees, vendors, and student-athletes; ability to prioritize tasks properly as they present themselves and be proactive to address concerns as or before they arise; experience with University, PAC-12, and NCAA rules and regulations; Working knowledge of proper general accounting, procurement, and receiving principles and procedures; understanding of, and experience with, proper record keeping practices including inventory maintenance; Proficiency in computer operations, inputting, and use of programs such as; Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, Access and other internal departmental software applications and programs; general knowledge of NCAA guidelines and equipment needs that oversee all department programs; ability to properly fit equipment in accordance to manufacturer recommendations and the guidelines in place by the NCAA, AEMA, and other governing bodies; strong knowledge of equipment and apparel maintenance and repair techniques in accordance to manufacturer specifications and the NCAA. Capacity to meet physical demands of position: Lift, move and carry equipment up to 75lbs, stand for long periods of time, fitness level providing to bend, kneel, reach and set up equipment as needed, possess drivers’ license and capability to drive motor vehicles as well as an electric cart, including passing university mandated requirements, strong vision, hearing and hand-eye coordination sufficient to set up equipment, use of a variety of hand tools, ability to work outdoors under different weather conditions.
Additional Salary Information: This is a career, full-time position with a targeted salary of $42,908.40/year with full health benefits and membership in the UC Retirement Plan.
UCLA Athletics is recognized as the Number One Academic and Athletic program in the nation and leads the NCAA with 113 team National Championships. UCLA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. UCLA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.