Assistant Manager, Athletics Equipment (Football) – Auburn University

Assistant Manager, Athletics Equipment (Football)
Position Details
Position Information
Requisition Number S2891P
Home Org Name Athletic Equipment Rooms
Division Name Director Intercollegiate Athletics
Position Title Assistant Manager, Athletics Equipment (Football)
Job Class Code BA33
Appointment Status Full-time
Part-time FTE
Limited Term No
Limited Term Length
Job Summary Auburn University Athletics is excited to begin the search for an Athletics Equipment Assistant Manager! This individual is responsible for coordinating the operation of the equipment room for Football, which includes the purchase, issuance, and maintenance of apparel and equipment. Responsible for monitoring athletics apparel and equipment budgets. Responsible for identifying and evaluating relevant equipment safety technology advancements, available modalities, quality standards, and recovery apparel to optimize student-athletes’ safety.

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    longevity speaks for itself, with employees staying an average of ten years.
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    generous leave accrual, and parental leave opportunity.
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    take 15 hours of classes for free, and dependents receive a 50% tuition waiver.

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Essential Functions

  • Executes maintenance of apparel and equipment, which includes but is not limited to
    laundry, repair, and general care. Maintains Hygiene standards according to Occupational
    Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
  • Procures apparel and equipment according to university policies and procedures, while
    adhering to allocated athletics apparel and equipment budgets.
  • Manages inventory, issuance, and maintains accurate records of issued apparel and
    equipment to coaches, student-athletes and support staff.
  • Properly fits equipment in accordance with manufacturer guidelines, detects equipment
    malfunctions, and assures necessary repairs are completed properly and in a timely manner.
  • Handles athletics equipment needs as it relates to practice and competition venues. May
    travel as assigned to execute equipment maintenance responsibilities.
  • Assures apparel and equipment artwork and logos are compliant according to licensing,
    marketing, NCAA, and SEC guidelines.
  • Identifies and evaluates relevant equipment safety technology advancements, available
    modalities, quality standards, and recovery apparel to optimize student-athletes’ safety.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Complies with all applicable National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and
    Southeastern Conference (SEC) regulations in the performance of job duties

Minimum Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications Education:
Bachelor Degree in Sports Management, Sports Administration, Business Administration,
Management, or a related field.
3 years of experience in purchasing, maintaining, and stocking athletic equipment.
Substitutions allowed for Experience:
Graduate degrees accepted in lieu of experience, at a rate of one year relevant education per
year of required experience.

Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications
Minimum Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of sports equipment and protective gear needs and uses related to student
  • Knowledge of all NCAA and SEC policies and guidelines along with university compliance
    policies to ensure all compliance, licensing, and marketing regulations are followed.
  • Knowledge and keep up to date on concussion prevention and technology.

Minimum Technology
Minimum License and Certifications None Required.
Desired Qualifications
Desired Qualifications
Posting Detail Information
Salary Range $39,500-$63,200
Job Category Athletics Support
Working Hours if Non-Traditional
City position is located in: Auburn
State position is located: AL
List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position
Posting Date 07/14/2023
Closing Date 07/24/2023
EEO Statement Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women,
underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race,
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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
1. Resume
Optional Documents
1. Cover Letter

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