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Position Summary: Job SummaryThe Athletic Equipment Manager/Facilities and Events Assistant reports to the Assistant Director of Athletics. The primary tasks are to be responsible for all aspects of managing the operations of the equipment room, set-ups for all home contests, and assist with athletics facilities where needed. Specific Responsibilities Issue proper equipment to members of all varsity athletic teams and verify condition upon returnInvoice students for equipment not returnedMaintain up-to-date inventory of all clothing and equipment for all varsity programsClean equipment after use and repair damages as neededUnderstand the significance of health & safety issues and manage operations accordinglyOrder new Athletic equipment and apparel as needed.Coordinate the laundry process of all practice gear and game uniformsHire, schedule and supervise all student workersConduct an orientation session for all student workersDevelop and maintain equipment room budgetSet up specific sport venue for all home contestsBe available for emergency needs during home contestsAssist department administration with athletic events and facilities maintenance when needed. In order to facilitate practice and event management, primary work hours during the academic year will be 12PM - 8PM.Develop positive rapport with athletics staff, as well as SU communityRepresent the university to various constituents in a professional mannerPerform other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications: Education and Experience Bachelors Degree or 3 years of equipment room experience required. Must be able to work irregular hours. Evidence of positive attitude and the ability to get along well with others required. Strong organization skills and the ability to be a self-starter. Physical Demands Must be able to manipulate a variety of sports equipmentWork routines involve climbing stairs, ladders, step ladders, bleachers, and scaffolding; reaching from ladders; bending; pushing and pulling weight machines; moving furniture; lifting individual weights; walking; performing tasks while on back. Lifts various weights up to 150 lbs. on an occasional basis. Pushes or pulls various weights up to 300 lbs. on a occasional basis. Carries various weights up to 40 lbs. on an occasional basis.Equipment and Software UsedPC, Windows platformTelephoneFax MachineInventory control softwareEquipment specific to all varsity sports
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Benefits Eligible: Yes Number of Months: 12 months Other Number of Months: Full-Time/Part-Time: Work Schedule/Hours per Week: Posting Date: Closing Date: Open Until Filled: No Anticipated Start Date: Posting Number: AH00869