Director of Equipment Operations & Brand Management–Hampton University



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Hampton University is a highly competitive Division I program committed to academic and athletic excellence. The Department of Athletics at Hampton is now accepting applications for the position of Director of Equipment Operations & Brand Management to support various sports programs.

The Director of Equipment Operations & Brand Management is responsible for performing operations involving athletic equipment for one or more assigned sports programs. He/She demonstrates proficiency with core duties involving the preparation of requisition forms, the receipt, distribution, and retrieval of all materials for staff and student-athletes, and maintaining current inventories for all assigned sports.

The Director of Equipment Operations & Brand Management position exists to provide a high level of program support to all assigned Intercollegiate Athletic Sports and to assist in achieving a nationally recognized program both on and off the field in a manner that meets all guidelines set by Hampton University, the CAA, and the NCAA.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare requisition forms for all assigned sports.
  • Receive, distribute, and retrieve all materials for staff and student-athletes.
  • Maintain student-athlete’s property records in accordance with NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Maintain a current inventory for all assigned sports.
  • Assist the Assistant Athletics Director of Equipment Operations & Brand Management in determining individual sports equipment needs for budget meetings.
  • Maintain an inventory of all athletic equipment and keep accurate records of the issuance of equipment to student-athletes, coaches, and staff.
  • Provide laundry service for athletic clothing and uniforms.
  • Pack, store, and unpack athletic equipment and clothing for home and away games.
  • Determine proper storage methods and identification.
  • Coordinate the assignment of student-athlete lockers.
  • Clean and maintain equipment.
  • Repair damaged equipment when necessary.
  • Meet with sales representatives on new and existing products.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.


  • Licensure:  Athletics Equipment Manager’s Association certification (E.M., C.) or obtain within the first two years of employment.
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules & regulations.
  • Experience supervising staff.
  • Successful completion of criminal history background check.
  • Valid Driver’s License


  • Education:  High School diploma or GED is required.
  • Experience: Some related Athletics equipment room experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree.
  • Experience:  Experience in equipment room operations for a collegiate athletic program.
  • Experience supporting the Olympic sports mentioned above.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed Application for Educational Support Staff Employment either via email at  [email protected]  or fax to (757) 727-5969:

Office of Human Resources

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668

**No phone calls

**Incomplete applications will not be considered

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

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