Reporting to and receiving assigned work and direction from the Manager of Varsity Equipment Operations this position provides essential coverage to assigned sports in regards to the day-to-day operations of athletic equipment room management. The Varsity Equipment Specialist is expected to maintain, prepare, and issue uniforms and equipment to varsity sports teams; provide daily laundering of uniforms, loops and towels; repair and maintain athletic equipment; monitor and update inventory; prepare and maintain records related to athletic equipment; assistant in the preparation of equipment and locker rooms for pre-season, games and practices; ensures equipment and uniform issue, collection, maintenance and specifications are in accordance with NCAA, conference and MIT rules and regulations. Night and weekend work will be required. Perform related duties as assigned. This is a 10 month, full time, benefits eligible position.
A Bachelor’s degree preferred or related experience in athletic equipment management and operations is preferred. Excellent organizational, planning and interpersonal skills are essential. Ability to prioritize and complete multiple assignments throughout the year is required. Attention to detail and the ability to problem solve is essential. Knowledge of football safety equipment and proper fitting techniques is preferred. This position will require weekend/evening hours and occasional travel. Current AEMA certification and/or successful acquisition of this certification within a reasonable timeframe (18 - 24 months after date of hire) is preferred. A valid Driver's License is required at time of hire. Successful completion MIT, DAPER and NCAA mandated training programs required. Employment is conditional upon successful completion of a background check.
Preferred Qualifications - Ability to multitask and complete assigned work in a rigorous, fast paced environment - Ability to work independently
- Ability to work as part of a team of equipment staff members
- Excellent customer service skills
- Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
- AEMA Certification
Application deadline is July 8, 2019. Please submit cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three references. Apply electronically at:
MIT is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.
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