Assistant AD, Equipment Operations & Brand Management- HAMPTON UNIVERSITY


Assistant AD, Equipment Operations & Brand Management


Job description:


This position directs all aspects of the Athletic Department’s team equipment services function, which entails supervision of athletic equipment issues, coordination of equipment purchasing, equipment maintenance & repair, laundry services, equipment storage, safety and quality assurance, and inventory management as well as related duties associated with the support of daily practices, home competitions and away football games.

Job Duties:

 60% of the time, the Assistant AD, Equipment Operations must:


  • Oversees all aspects of the athletic department equipment operations.
  • Manages and oversees the issuing of all practice and game equipment to student-athletes; provides proper fitting equipment; launders all uniforms and practice gear; prepares and packs all gear for home and away contests and assigns and checks in all athletic lockers.
  • Supervises, provides training and direction, and evaluates full-time and part-time staff, student assistants, and team managers in support of the department equipment operations for 18 sports programs.
  • Works cooperatively with coaches and administration to support strategic planning, budget management, crisis management, review, and analysis for all areas related to the administration of the equipment room operations.
  • Provides in-service training for the use of equipment to student-athletes, coaches, visiting teams, and equipment room assistants.
  • Manages home game operations in compliance with Hampton University, CAA, and NCAA game operations and facility use guidelines, policies, and procedures.
  • Keeps accurate electronic records of all transactions involved in the receiving, storing, and quality control of athletic gear and other items as assigned.

35% of the time, the Assistant AD, Equipment Operations must:


  • Primary direct responsibility is the support of men’s and women’s basketball, volleyball, beach volleyball, and gymnastics equipment services.
  • Oversees all aspects of the Under Armour and BSN programs.
  • Works collaboratively with athletics brand committee and trademarks & licensing staff to ensure team uniforms conform to university and NCAA guidelines.
  • Maintains equipment inventory using inventory management software.
  • This position must be able to work weekends and evenings regularly.


5% of the time, the Assistant AD, Equipment Operations, must perform other duties as assigned.



  • Demonstrated knowledge of and compliance with NCAA, conference, and university rules and regulations.
  • Experience and knowledge in the management and maintenance of athletic team equipment and uniforms.
  • Excellent communication skills to work as a high-level customer service representative for event patrons.
  • Knowledge of supervisory skills



To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed Application for Educational Support Staff Employment to the:  You may edit this to include your requirements

Office of Human Resources

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668

**No phone calls


As a condition of employment, Hampton University requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, unless you submit and are approved for a medically contraindicated exemption or religious exemption.


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