The Director of Equipment Operations manages the Athletics Equipment Room and Laundry Facility and is responsible for the overall equipment operation for 16 NCAA Division I varsity sports. In addition, this position is responsible, but not limited to, the oversight of all operations in the equipment room, issuance and maintenance of all athletic equipment and apparel for student-athletes, maintaining and storing equipment, budget management and oversight of student workers. The head equipment manager will oversee equipment and uniform purchases, negotiate and maintain contact with vendors; dispense, receive and inventory equipment as received, laundry as required, schedule equipment room hours, and supervise work-study and student workers. This position works under the general supervision of the Associate Athletic Director for Internal Operations.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable skills are acquired. Minimum of 2-3 years of related experience with equipment and inventory management.
Seeking applicants with the following skills and abilities: 1. Ability to communicate well with direct reports, program staff members, sport coaches and student-athletes; 2. Demonstrate budgetary experience, including fiscal integrity with respect to budgets. 3. Demonstrates commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multi-cultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities; 4. Demonstrated knowledge of and maintain competency of NCAA rules and regulations as it applies to their duties; 5. Ability to work evening and weekend hours; 6. Demonstrate supervisory experience and have the ability to work in a dynamic environment and be a positive member of a team; 7. Extremely well organized and highly motivated with strong interpersonal, communication skills. 8. Must have a thorough knowledge of the principles of inventory control/accountability, purchasing/receiving and maintenance of equipment. Experience at a Division 1 institution in the equipment room preferred.
To apply, complete the online application at https://jobs.weber.edu/ and attach cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three references.
Screening of applications will begin March 28, 2019. Position will remain open until filled.
Criminal background check required as a condition of employment.
Internal Number: S00283P
About Weber State University
WSU, founded in 1889, is a large public university located in Northern Utah, with over 24,000 students and 1,300 faculty and staff. The University offers a broad range of undergraduate programs and selected professionally-oriented master degree programs. It is located in a spectacular setting on the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains and is minutes away from world class cultural and recreational opportunities. WSU is a founding member of the Big Sky Conference and competes in 16 NCAA Division I level sports. WSU athletics has a rich tradition of excellence on the fields of competition and in the classroom.