Assistant Athletics Director - Equipment Operations
Posting Number: 20181721S
Position Type: Staff
Recruitment Type: Internal/External Applicants
Work Schedule: FT/12 Month
Department: 734-Sports - Equipment
The Assistant Athletics Director - Equipment Operations is responsible for directing, planning, organizing and implementing the functions required to efficiently manage the Department of Athletics equipment room operations including 24 sports. This position will be responsible to be point person on several sports (specific sports to be determined in consult with supervisor).
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values.
Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for the management of all equipment, apparel, and footwear needs for 24 varsity programs, to include the inventory control system, issuance and collection of all gear and equipment.
Responsible for the Equipment operations budget, inventory control, and Nike contract and fulfillment.
Supervise the Equipment Room staff including the assignment of all duties and tasks.
Responsible for the development and maintenance of inventory control systems, to include the evaluation, ordering and receiving of equipment.
Negotiate bids with vendors to purchase the necessary equipment for all varsity programs.
Responsible for the recruitment, supervision, scheduling and payroll of student workers.
Responsible for securing and storing athletics equipment for all varsity programs.
Responsible for the evaluation (for safety purposes), maintenance, repair and replacement of equipment for varsity programs.
Responsible for laundering practice and game uniforms for all in-season varsity programs.
Manage relationships with current Athletics Department vendors.
Responsible for some game management duties.
Perform other duties and assist with projects as assigned.
Bachelors Degree required.
Experience in either professional or collegiate sports equipment operations.
Must possess excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
Experience with implementing and managing inventory control systems, purchasing, fitting and repairing equipment. ** Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations pertaining to uniforms and equipment.
Proficiency with personal computer applications (word processing, spreadsheets, database).
Experience using industrial laundry equipment.
Athletic Equipment Managers Association (A.E.M.A.) Certification preferred.
Intercollegiate sports management experience a plus.
Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours
Professional work environment.
Driving a light truck while transporting equipment.
Considerable work time outside in various weather conditions.
Heavy lifting, carrying equipment, walking.
Operating industrial laundry equipment.
Significant night and weekend hours.
Special Message to Applicants
Posting Date: 06/04/2018
Closing Date (12am ET):
Open Until Filled:
Salary Posting Information: Commensurate with experience
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values. Villanova University is committed to providing leadership in the attainment of equal employment for all individuals. It is the policy and practice of Villanova University to recruit and select applicants on the basis of their qualifications and abilities. This effort is in compliance with all federal and state laws, including Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1975, Executive Order 11246, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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