The Assistant Athletic Equipment Manager (Equipment Room) is responsible for overseeing all operations relating to the purchasing, fitting and issuing of athletic equipment.
Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•Updates and enforces Equipment Room policies and procedures to ensure efficient use of resources.
•Submit all requisitions for equipment purchases requested by coaches of the assigned sports. This includes research of the equipment in need.
•Coordinate and oversee the delivery and receiving of equipment from vendors.
•Organize and oversee the distribution and collection of equipment before and after every sport season of assigned sports.
•Ensure the proper and safe fitting of equipment for student-athletes. Maintain student-athlete issue and billing record.
•Create, organize and maintain procedures for game day to include equipment, and uniforms for both home and away practices and games.
•Create, organize and maintain a detailed equipment inventory of the assigned sports. Ensure that adequate and appropriate inventory levels are maintained.
•Repair and maintain equipment as needed.
•Coordinate daily laundry schedules for the sports teams.
•Assign lockers and oversee organization and maintenance of assigned sports locker rooms.
•Assist Head Athletic Equipment Manager with duties including but not limited to laundry services, routine equipment maintenance, fitting of protective equipment, ordering, inventory, and distribution of athletic equipment and apparel.
•Other reasonable duties as assigned by Head Equipment Manager and Head Coaches of assigned sports.
Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Demonstrated successful experience in purchasing and inventory management required.
Knowledge of OSHA standards for exposure control of Bloodborne pathogens is required.
Working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations is required.
Excellent organization and written skills required.
Demonstrated knowledge of safe and appropriate operation, maintenance and repair of sewing machines, power tools, industrial washing machines, dryers and other sports-related equipment is required.
Ability to exercise independent judgment and initiative and to manage multiple tasks and deadlines are required.
Ability to travel, normally requiring a valid driver's license required.
Previous experience with equipment at the collegiate level preferred
The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.