The Athletics Department encourages applications for an Assistant Equipment Manager, Football. The primary responsibility is to provide assistance to the Director of Equipment for Football, in the daily organization and execution of equipment requirements for the Champions Center and its sports. Work includes equipment management, issuance, storage, transportation, and maintaining equipment inventory, as assigned.
This position is responsible for promoting the philosophy and objectives of the intercollegiate athletics program. This shall include adhering to the principles of the Athletics Department’s Mission Statement, Diversity and Inclusion Mission Statement, Core Values, Policies, and Procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of the University, the Pac-12 Conference and the NCAA.
As one of 34 U.S. public research institutions belonging to the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU)—and the only member in the Rocky Mountain region—our goal at CU Boulder is to directly affect Colorado communities through collaborative research, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Our faculty, staff, and students work with the broader community to establish unique connections that have lasting outcomes—both across Colorado and around the world.
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be:
Administration of Equipment
•Maintain equipment program in accordance with NCAA and Pac 12 Conference specifications and regulations.
•Assist in determining athletic equipment and apparel needs to ensure a nationally competitive program.
•Prioritize information for preparation of University purchasing procedures.
•Optimally maintain purchasing paperwork through the completion of the purchasing process.
•Maintain a professional rapport with departmental, student, and outside personnel.
•Directly responsible for all equipment aspects of specific athletic programs.
•Maintain sport-specific budgets while exercising fiscal responsibility.
•Assist in and coordinate the maintenance of an established inventory system.
•Coordinate receiving and inventory process of incoming athletic equipment and apparel.
•Coordinate the issue and retrieval process to student-athletes and staff.
•Ensure the quality of equipment ordered and received. •Assist in conducting annual physical inventory counts.
•Lead all aspects of the preparation of events with respect to athletic equipment and apparel.
•Responsible to ensure that the needs of visiting teams are met at the highest standard.
•Assist in the management of equipment transport to away contests, and travel to support when required.
•Responsible for scheduling of event coverage for home and away contests.
•Responsible to stay on top of general equipment information: i.e. techniques, products, materials, etc.
•Be available to handle the needs of student-athletes and staff during reasonable hours.
•Assist in the scheduling of daily laundry requirements. •Maintain the locker control system for the locker rooms of assigned sports.
•Coordinate the preparation of equipment needs for daily practice sessions and workouts.
What We Require
One year of experience in the athletic equipment field.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.
Must become AEMA certified within 1 year of employment.
What You Will Need:
Detailed knowledge of athletic equipment and supplies used in athletics activities as well as equipment standards for health and safety.
Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
Proven inventory management and organizational skills.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
What We Would Like You To Have:
Three years of experience in the athletic equipment field within NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletics or professional sports (i.e. NFL).
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About University of Colorado Boulder
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