Assistant Equipment Room Manager–University of Utah

Open Date09/06/2023
Requisition NumberPRN36311B
Job TitleManager, Program
Working TitleAssistant Equipment Room Manager
Job GradeD
FLSA CodeAdministrative
Patient Sensitive Job Code?No
Standard Hours per Week40
Full Time or Part Time?Full Time
Work Schedule SummaryFlexible Schedule 
VP AreaPresident
Department00327 – Athletics Department
CitySalt Lake City, UT
Type of RecruitmentExternal Posting
Pay Rate RangeDOE
Close Date
Open Until FilledYes
Job Summary Experience as an Athletic Equipment Attendant or Equipment Manager, preferably at a collegiate institution.Experience with computerized inventory control systems.Knowledge of sports equipment and facility needs, procurement practices and principles, and inventory control and maintenance.Ability to effectively communicate with coaches, administrators and student-athletes.Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including evening and weekend hoursMust be able to work effectively with individuals from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds and project a professional attitude.Excellent attendance and punctuality. An excellent benefits package is included (see for a full description of the benefits package):14.2% retirement matchingPaid parental leave (in addition to FMLA)11 paid holidays per year plus vacation accruals each monthExcellent health insurance options that are both affordable and allow for access to care through the University of Utah health systemTuition benefitsOptions for short-term and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, and HSA/FSA savings plans are available.Free Trax/UTA pass during employment
ResponsibilitiesExercises independent judgment in overseeing the operation of an athletic equipment room.  Advises and assists coaching staff with the selection, measurements, and ordering of team apparel within the parameters of the department’s vendor contract.Identifies, assesses, and negotiates the purchase of sport-related equipment.Maintains current and detailed knowledge of the program and products currently used and likely to be purchased.Negotiates best prices for equipment based on knowledge of technical requirements, NCAA rules, and market conditions.Performs apparel and equipment inventory control as well as maintenance on these items to ensure they are in good order for safety and effective performance.Supervising equipment attendants and student workers.Supplies visiting teams and officials with all necessary equipment and other materials. Attends home and away events of sports assigned and manages equipment at events. Performs other program management duties related to athletic equipment.Launders all practice and game laundryPack the bags for away games and set up uniforms for home gamesOversees the headset operations for football for both home and road games.This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Minimum QualificationsBachelor’s degree in a related field plus two years of related experience or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience). Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills also required.Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
PreferencesBachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field and three years’ experience in Athletic Equipment Management, which also includes one-year of supervisory experience; OR three years’ experience in Athletic Equipment Management, which includes one-year of supervisory experience. AEMA Certified.
TypeBenefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
Additional InformationThe University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:Director/ Title IX Coordinator

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[email protected] or call 801-581-2300.The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen. This report includes statistics about criminal offenses, hate crimes, arrests and referrals for disciplinary action, and Violence Against Women Act offenses. They also provide information about safety and security-related services offered by the University of Utah. A paper copy can be obtained by request at the Department of Public Safety located at 1658 East 500 South.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a related Bachelor’s degree or equivalency? (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education)
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many years of related work experience do you have:
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 year or more, but less than 2 years
    • 2 year or more, but less than 4 years
    • 4 years or more, but less than 6 years
    • 6 years or more
  3. * Please disclose any prior discipline or other consequences or sanctions imposed against you in connection with sexual harassment, other sexual misconduct, discrimination or retaliation.(Open Ended Question)
  4. * Are you related to anyone currently working at the University of Utah(Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Resume

Optional Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Addendum to the University of Utah – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169 after submission
  3. Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 – Member Copy 4) – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169

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