The equipment manager assists the head coach with managing day-to-day uniform, apparel and equipment functions of the program, including, but not limited to uniform/apparel ordering, equipment management, and any other area of responsibility.
Essential Job Functions and Performance Indicators
The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and level of responsibility that will be required of positions given this title. This job description shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
Job Responsibilities and Execution
Oversees day-to-day uniform, apparel and equipment functions of program
Inspects/maintains all player gear-related issues
Compiles and maintains inventory and manages team budget for all program equipment
Reviews and analyzes team uniform, apparel and equipment needs
In conjunction with the head coach, prepares order forms and processes required documentation for order and purchase of uniform, apparel and equipment
Assists with game uploads (home and away)
Serves as the primary liaison to the Under Armour and CCM representatives (and any other vendor) for all uniform, apparel and equipment ordering and issues
Supports the mission of the University and serves as an ambassador of the Q2 culture of service excellence
Models, supports, and holds others accountable to the University’s values – integrity, dedication, excellence, creativity, and teamwork
Assists with monitoring and support of student-athletes in the areas of financial aid, housing, and meal arrangements
Anticipates and proactively addresses all logistical needs of the program
Communication, Teamwork, and Collaboration
Serves as the main staff contact for Centene Ice Center for any equipment related storage or machinery issues
Serves as the primary liaison to the University’s Athletics Business Office for all uniform, apparel and equipment ordering and payment
Collaborates with Student Support Services to ensure student-athlete health, safety, and well-being
Job may require other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications – An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience will be considered. Additional requirements may be designated by position.
Playing and coaching experience preferred
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities – May be representative, but not all inclusive, of the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform this job competently.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures
Ability to use discretion and sound judgment
Proficient with video technology and software used to record/review game footage
Extensive knowledge of NCAA and CHA rules, policies, and procedures, including, but not limited to those rules related to non-coaching staff members with sport-specific responsibilities
Strong leadership skills
Strong collaborative skills
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with the community, faculty, students, and staff
Strong creative skills
Ability to take initiative
Highly developed analytical and organizational skills
Ability to develop student-athletes to compete at conference, regional, and national competitive levels
Work Environment – Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of this job’s functions.
Evening and weekend work
General office setting
Physical Abilities – The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform this job’s essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Ability to work effectively at a computer for up to eight hours daily
Ability to sit for extended periods of time
Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function
Equal Opportunity Employer
Lindenwood University is an Equal Opportunity employer. The University complies with appropriate federal, state, and local laws and provides equal employment opportunities and access to educational programs without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status to all qualified applicants and employees. Lindenwood University is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and dedicated to providing a positive discrimination-free educational work environment.
Founded in 1827, Lindenwood is a dynamic four-year institution dedicated to excellence in higher education. Our historic campus is situated in the heart of St. Charles, Mo., a growing community of more than 65,000 just west of St. Louis.
We offer 131 degree programs to approximately 10,000 students a year through values-centered programs that lead to development of the whole person. Our faculty, staff, and administration are committed to an integrative curriculum that focuses on the talents, interests, and future of our students. Lindenwood is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Lindenwood University is known nationally and internationally for innovation, entrepreneurship, and extraordinary dedication to students. We believe that education is the way to personal freedom and responsibility, which are the keystones of any democracy. We have a heritage that dates back nearly 200 years. In that time, we have learned how to educate in a way that helps each student become an enlightened, principled citizen of a global community.