Athletics Equipment Manager—Utah Tech University

$52,000 a year – Full-time


University, UT

Benefits Pulled from the full job description

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance

Full job description

The Athletics Equipment Manager plays a crucial role in supporting Utah Tech University’s athletic programs by overseeing all aspects of equipment management. The primary responsibility will be to ensure that all student-athletes, coaches, and staff have access to high-quality, properly fitting, and well-maintained equipment and uniforms for practices and competitions. Additional information about the department and program offerings can be found online at

Oversee the ordering, inventory, maintenance, and distribution of all equipment, uniforms, and other gear for all athletic teams’ practices and competitions.Ensure that all equipment, uniforms, and gear are inspected and maintained to ensure safety, proper fitment, and meet all equipment standards of the NCAA, WAC, and UAC. Replace and/or repair equipment that is not in proper condition. Work closely with coaches, athletics administrators, University Marketing and Communications (UMAC), and apparel companies to design uniforms and practice gear that reflect the University’s branding guidelines and identity. Order with main apparel vendor (Nike) and utilize BSN’s ordering system for all practice and competition apparel. In consultation with athletics administration and Business Services, develop and manage the equipment budget, including forecasting expenses and allocations of funds. Oversee and competition funds awarded to the University. Work closely with Purchasing Office for all request for proposals (RFPs), request for quotes (RFQs), as Sole Source procedures in ordering all equipment, uniforms, and gear.Hire, train, and supervise, the day-to-day management of all full-time, part-time, volunteers, and student managers to ensure proper coverage of all sports, including laundry.Coordinate the packing, transportation, and distribution of equipment for road competitions. Perform additional duties and projects as assigned.

POSITION DETAILS, COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Full-time professional staff (overtime-exempt) position. Annual salary of $52,000. Desired start date of June 2024. Excellent benefits package included that begins on start date; includes medical, dental, vision, employee assistance and wellness programs, life, disability, retirement, undergraduate tuition waivers for employees and eligible dependents, as well as paid holidays in addition to sick and vacation leave accruals. See under “Benefits Summary” for more details. ELECTRONIC APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Application review begins April 24, 2024. Submit application materials (including resume contents and contact information for three professional references) and upload cover letter electronically. If, because of a disability, you need special services or facilities in order to apply for this opening, please call the Human Resources Office at (435) 652-7520. ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: Utah Tech University is an open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic institution, committed to exceptional student learning and success that has adopted an instructional approach of “active learning. active life” and a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. We seek faculty and staff committed to creating an active, applied and career-oriented learning environment that is student-centered. Established in 1911 as a community college and in 2013 as a state university, our university is located in picturesque southwestern Utah, approximately 120 miles north of Las Vegas. The area is renowned for its red rocks, desert climate, over 300 days of sunshine annually, and featuring easy access to world-class outdoor recreational opportunities. Click here to learn more about the University.Utah Tech University is a fast-growing Utah public institution of higher education, with more than 12,000 students. We offer over 250 programs, including masters, bachelors, associates, certificates, endorsements, minors, and/or emphases. We seek to recruit and retain diverse and ambitious faculty and staff who bring new ideas, possess values and career aspirations aligned with the mission and vision, and are inspired to build a premier open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic university. Utah Tech University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer; the President and employees of the University are fully committed to Affirmative Action within its employment programs and activities. Utah Tech does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state or local law. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or the University’s non-discrimination policies: Director of Equity Compliance / Title IX Coordinator: Hazel Sainsbury – [email protected], HCC 579, 435-652-7747.Deputy Title IX Coordinator: Jennifer Larimore – [email protected], 435-652-7731.For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit or contact: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, [email protected], 800-421-3481.U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, [email protected], 303-844-5695. The University provides key institutional information regarding Academics, Campus Safety, Student Services, Employment Laws, and other requirements per the Higher Education Act and other consumer information requirements to prospective students, students, UT employees, and prospective employees online at and In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification.

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