oOrdering ice hockey team equipment and establish processes to receive and examine stock to verify conformance to specifications and invoices.
oServe as the primary liaison to apparel and equipment suppliers for the ice hockey team.
oManage inventory and develop effective equipment distribution and return procedures. Assist in budgeting process to forecast needs of future equipment purchases for the ice hockey team.
oEnsure proper NCAA Rules for equipment management are followed.
oOversees the proper daily maintenance of ice hockey equipment to include laundry and storage of practice and game uniforms.
Ice Hockey Equipment Budget:
oManage and oversee all aspects of ice hockey team equipment budget and ensure fiscal responsibility.
oDevelop budget proposal for annual budget process.
oProduces equipment bids/proposals for submission to the Athletic Department Business office.
oOversee the scheduling of hockey practice times.
oManagement of team laundry services and responsibility for oversight of area.
Supervise Ice Hockey student/staff:
oSupervises multiple work student students.
oAssigns duties and responsibilities to student workers.
oDevelops student worker schedules ensuring office operations needs are met.
oProvides training to student workers.
Promote the University’s commitment to customer service by:
oBuilding effective partnerships with co-workers throughout the University by freely sharing appropriate information and providing assistance when needed.
oEnsuring optimum service to all internal and external partners in response to all requests for service and information. Maintaining an environment that is welcoming to persons of all backgrounds, nationalities, and roles.
Nights and weekends are required
Attendance at some campus events is expected
Requires travel, including overnight stays
This position reports directly to the Head Hockey Coach
1-3 years’ experience in an athletic equipment setting, with hockey equipment and team management
Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to multi-task and work within a team environment
Thorough knowledge and understanding of NCAA Division I rules, practices, policies, philosophy and procedures
Previous experience working with college/professional sports teams/programs
Sound organizational and effective management skills
Skate sharpening skills
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.
Only Internal Professional (SEIU 888 Professional Union) Bargaining candidates will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period.
A job offer for this position is contingent upon a satisfactory response to a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check and review.
Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.