The University of Connecticut is seeking applications for the full-time position of Assistant Equipment Manager for the sport of Football. The applicants responsibilities specific to the equipment area within the Football program will include, but are not limited to; assist in outfitting and equipping the team, coaches and staff on a daily basis; assist in the ordering receiving, inventory and maintenance associated with apparel and equipment used in the Football Equipment Room; assist in the supervision of the student managers, interns, equipment transportation company and game day communications technicians; assist in the design, ordering and proper product placement as it relates to Nike apparel and enforcement of proper use; assist in the fitting of all protective equipment, apparel and footwear to provide maximum protection and comfort; follow all necessary NOCSAE (National Operating Committee for the Standards of Athletic Equipment) guidelines related to reconditioning and recertification standards; work with Sport Medicine staff related to any special equipment needs that may arise; attend all practices and competition (home and away) along with all required training sessions through the year; handle all specific duties as assigned by the Director of Football Equipment; possess knowledge and understanding of compliance related to the NCAA and Conference rules as it pertains to competition, recruiting, equipment, and proper use of logos and trademarks, along with any other duties assigned by the Equipment/Facilities Manager-Athletics.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in appropriate field or equivalent combination of training and experience; AEMA (Athletic Equipment Manager Association) certification or certification within one year from date of hire; knowledge of all types of athletic equipment and its proper use; knowledge of OSHA standards for blood-borne pathogens; ability to supervise and detail oriented; basic computer application knowledge; excellent interpersonal, organizational, teamwork and collaboration skills; ability to work flexible and irregular hours including weekend and some travel required.
Preferred Qualifications: Three years’ student experience; one year post graduate experience in a Football Equipment Room at the FBS or NFL level.
Anticipated salary is low to mid- forties.
Candidates must submit letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to: http://www.jobs.uconn.edu. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #2018710)
This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 PM eastern on July 24, 2018. All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
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