The University of Texas at San Antonio is seeking qualified applicants to fill its vacant Athletics Equipment Manager position.
Job duties include:
1. Collaborate with coaches and staff to proactively and effectively address the equipment needs of all intercollegiate athletic programs with primary focus on the football program.
2. Monitor and maintain an inventory management system for all equipment and apparel; long-term planning for equipment and apparel needs of all sports; as well as budgeting and procurement oversight.
3. Coordinate the transportation of equipment, uniforms, and supplies to both home and away from home competitions and practices for the football program.
4. Ensure all athletic equipment which includes, but not limited to, uniforms, helmets, decals, banners and logos comply with conference and NCAA regulations along with University brand and licensing directives.
5. Assist senior management team with policy creation, implementation and enforcement, contract negotiations and maintenance of the working relationship with department’s apparel and shoe provider.
6. Develop, maintain, and enforce the procedures pertaining to the overall operation and safeguarding of assets of the athletics department equipment room(s).
7. Responsible for the storage, preservation, shipping, and reconditioning of all football equipment at the conclusion of each season.
8. Supervise one or more staff and multiple student workers.
9. Perform additional duties as assigned.
Three years’ experience managing equipment in intercollegiate or professional sports, with emphasis on football
Ability to properly fit equipment in accordance to manufacturer recommendations and the guidelines in place by the NCAA, AEMA, and other governing bodies.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to concisely communicate with university employees, vendors, and student-athletes.
Five to seven years experience managing equipment in intercollegiate or professional sports, with emphasis on football.
Knowledge of NCAA, Conference USA, and UTSA rules and regulations.
Certification from the Athletic Equipment Manager’s Association.
The University of Texas at San Antonio serves the San Antonio metropolitan area and the broader region of South Texas through programs and services offered from its three campuses: 1604 Campus, Downtown Campus and UTSA's Institute of Texan Cultures.With 28,688 students enrolled in 126 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, UTSA is the second-largest component in The University of Texas Syste...m and has been one of the state's fastest-growing public universities for much of the last decade.UTSA offers 63 bachelor's, 43 master's and 20 doctoral degree programs. With 10 doctoral programs and five more master's programs in the planning stages or awaiting final approval, UTSA is rapidly moving toward classification as a doctoral/research intensive institution. The university's three campuses provide access and opportunity for large numbers of historically underserved students. More than 56 percent of UTSA's students come from groups underrepresented in higher education. Many students are the first in their families to attend a college or university.
The University of Texas at San Antonio is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.