Virginia Military Institute (VMI), an NCAA Division I and Southern Conference member, is seeking candidates for the full time position of Assistant Director of Athletics Equipment & Services. The position reports to the Director of Athletics Equipment & Services and will be responsible for assisting with all equipment, laundry services, operations and selected field preparations within the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics interfacing daily with coaches and administration.
Duties and Responsibilities:
•Applicants must have a demonstrated ability to fit and repair protective athletic equipment.
•Manage inventory of all equipment, footwear, and apparel.
•Strong organizational skills required. Must be able to multitask and work independently.
•Excellent communication skills and willingness to interact with coaching staff on a daily basis are required.
•Work schedule is varied and includes nights and weekends.
•Supervise the execution of laundry services for athletic programs with emphasis on timely return of practice and competition gear and proper washing and drying to protect and extend life of apparel.
•Travel to selected team competitions for operational support.
•Coordinate review of purchasing with vendors.
•Represent department across VMI in purchasing, physical plant, police and other Institute offices.
•Manage, along with direct supervisor, the department’s contract execution with footwear and apparel companies.
•Manage, along with direct supervisor, the department’s branding efforts and style guide compliance.
•Oversight of field painting and general preparation of facilities for athletics practices and contests.
•Other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics Equipment and Services and/or Director of Intercollegiate Athletics or his/her designee.
• Bachelor’s degree and at least one year of relevant experience.
• Must have a valid driver's license.
Preferred Qualifications: • AEMA certification or ability to obtain within one year. • Two years of athletics equipment/services experience with at least one year working with football.
This is a full time administrative professional position with an excellent benefits package.
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications
Candidates must complete an online application.
Please include resume, cover letter, official transcripts, and the names and contact information for three professional references.
Applications accepted until the position is filled.
Criminal background check is required for selected candidate.
In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans to apply. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are also encouraged to apply. VMI will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with documented disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment, educational opportunities, programs and services.
About Virginia Military Institute
VMI is a public, four-year, undergraduate military college (1,200 students) located in the historic Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Lexington (population 7,000) offers a stimulating cultural atmosphere, a relaxed rural pace, and a diverse economic base to make life both pleasant and rewarding.