The Head Equipment Manager is responsible for managing and supervising the day-to-day operations of a Department of Intercollegiate Athletics (ICA) Equipment Room designed to serve the needs of the department’s 20 varsity teams, to include but not limited to, all ordering, budgeting, issuing, collecting, maintaining, and recording all information in regards to equipment in accordance with all University, Conference, and NCAA rules and regulations; specifically responsible for the management and supervision of apparel and equipment for all assigned sports; and other duties as assigned.
To Apply: Submit applications electronically at https://ejobs.umd.edu. Search for position number 112908. For best consideration applications should include (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) names and contact information of at least three references. More information on Maryland Athletics can be found at www.umterps.com.
Best Consideration Date: Apply by November 27, 2018.
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of experience in an athletic equipment unit or related environment. Certification by the Athletic Equipment Managers Association (AEMA) or ability to obtain certification within 12 months of start date required. Proven ability to manage and complete multiple projects in a timely manner; ability to fit and repair protective equipment, knowledge of laundering and spot removal along with strong organizational skills. Available to work evenings and weekends.
Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of experience in an athletic equipment unit or related environment, preferably at the NCAA Division I level. Experience working with football, basketball and/or lacrosse teams is preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office and ACS Inventory System is preferred. Knowledge of NCAA, Conference and University rules and regulations concerning equipment purchase, issuance, retrieval, and disposal preferred. Previous supervisory experience preferred.
Internal Number: 112908
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The University of Maryland is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and is located on a beautiful campus located eight miles north of the nation's capital in College Park, which was recently rated "Best place to Raise Kids in Maryland" by Bloomberg.com. The campus is also near Columbia, Maryland, which was listed as the #2 “Best Place to Live” by Money Magazine. The Athletic Program has won 20 national championships over the last 15 years and is a charter member of the Big Ten Conference. Currently, 78 of the University's academic programs are ranked in their respective Top 25 nationally.