East Tennessee State University, a member of the Southern Conference, is currently accepting applications for the position of Head Equipment Manager. This is a 12 month position with benefits. Job Summary: •Oversee the daily operations of the two Athletics department equipment rooms. Interview and select staff members. Plan and coordinate work schedules, assign duties, train, and develop 1 fulltime assistant and 12 part-time assistants. •Responsible for the fiscal management of the equipment budgets for the football program as well as for the equipment room itself. Purchase equipment, apparel and supplies needed; receive shipment of goods, reconcile vendor billings with goods received and approve payments of bills. •Oversee laundry operations for all 19 teams •Advise and enforce campus policies on logos and other campus trademarks for all embroidered and screened apparel in collaboration with the campus’ Marketing Office and approved vendors •Coordinate the preparation of facilities for inter-collegiate athletic team practices and contests. •Set up and maintain football program’s cordless headset communication system •This position is required to travel to away football games and maintain a variable work schedule dependent on the sport season. Based upon assigned functions, the Athletic Equipment Manager position qualifies for exempt status under the Administrative duties exemption of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
This position requires a Bachelor's degree and one year of experience in management of athletic equipment at the Division I level.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience.