Determine equipment needs and specifications, make budget recommendations, research products, meet with manufacturer representatives and vendors, and initiate paperwork to purchase athletic equipment in order to maintain adequate inventory levels.
Monitor the correct equipment fitting and protection of athletes in order to prevent injury and protect the University from liability.
Keep abreast of current NCAA rules and regulations regarding equipment and enforces such.
Maintain computerized inventory system, including conducting seasonal and yearly inventories.
Organize equipment identification and storage.
Coordinate proper laundering, dry cleaning, reconditioning and clothing repairs.
Supervise the daily activity of student employees and student managers.
Organize all locker room needs for both MSU student athletes and visiting team athletes.
Pack, load, unload and set up equipment and supplies for team trips.
Make presentations on equipment to organizations.
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a bachelor's degree in physical education, athletic administration or related field with relevant coursework in business; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in equipment management, purchasing and fitting at a Division I school; knowledge and experience working with computers and software applications; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The job also requires certification by the Athletic Equipment Managers' Association or completion of certification within two years of hire.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
Required Application Materials
May include nights and weekends
Summary of Physical Demands
The job requires significant physical exertion and involves lifting equipment over 75 pounds 26-75% of the time.
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