ATHLETICS EQUIPMENT MANAGER- Missouri Western State University is seeking an organized individual to coordinate the equipment needs for its 16 men’s and women’s intercollegiate teams competing in NCAA Division II as a member of the MIAA. The Athletics Equipment Manager assists administrative staff and coaches in equipment needs and care, works collaboratively with sport staffs on equipment and uniform purchasing. This position will require evening and weekend hours and will also require travel. Duties include collaborating with coaches to select/order uniforms, equipment and gear, and making recommendations to staff and coaches on inventory quality/quantity, safety, and reliability of equipment; responsible for the care, organization and inventory of all equipment storage spaces and all laundry facilities; attending all football practices and games (home and away) to oversee any/all equipment needs; managing student employees/graduate assistants for area; responsible for complete and accurate accounting and security of equipment, uniforms, and apparel of all team sports; and determining team purchasing requirement based on knowledge of current inventory, industry standard and any/all NCAA guidelines. REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree in health, physical education, recreation, sport management or related field; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job; up to two years’ experience working with athletic equipment; preferred experience in collegiate athletics and laundry operations. PREFERRED: Supervisory experience; certification in American Equipment Managers Association (AEMA), knowledge of NCAA and MIAA rules and regulations (associated with equipment/uniforms), and hazardous materials (chemicals, blood and other body fluids, etc.). As a student-centered learning community, Missouri Western is dedicated to inclusion and the promotion of diversity as essential to our mission as a public university. This commitment contributes to transforming lives and demonstrates our values of freedom, respect and courage. The university encourages applications from individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas, and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of our educational community. Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the U.S. An appointment is not final until documents are provided. Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, resume (including contact information for three references), and unofficial transcripts electronically to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until filled. EOE
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About Missouri Western State University
Missouri Western State University is a public, state-supported institution providing career-oriented certificate, associate, baccalaureate and master’s degree programs. Missouri Western is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and is an AQIP Participant. Western continues to honor its tradition of open access, serving both traditional and non-traditional students. Founded in 1915, Missouri Western has grown to an enrollment of more than 5,000 students, served by more than 200 faculty members. A beautifully landscaped campus complements contemporary institutional and recreational facilities. The campus consists of 14 major buildings and a student-housing complex located on 744 acres.