Equipment Manager—University of Nebraska

Working TitleEquipment Manager
Requisition NumberS_240389
Posting Open Date05/02/2024
Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)05/15/2024
Posting Close Date
Open Until FilledYes
Description of WorkResponsible for overall direction, management and supervision of equipment operations of assigned sports. Operational responsibilities include coordinating the equipment and apparel preparation and setup for practices, workouts, and equipment transportation to away events. Ensure security of equipment facilities and athletic equipment. Maintain computerized inventory of athletic equipment. Ensure compliance with NCAA, Big Ten and University protective equipment standards, policies and procedures. Act as the liaison with equipment manufacturers, coaches and student-athletes in selection of sports equipment, shoes and apparel. Financial responsibilities include managing operating budget for each assigned sport including purchasing and inventory control. Direct responsibility for managing their assigned sports portion of the $10 million Adidas equipment contract/budget. The selected candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Must work evenings, weekends, holidays and travel with the assigned sports teams.The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See:
Minimum Required QualificationsBachelor’s degree plus two (2) years of equipment room experience required; Equivalent education/experience will be considered. A thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of inventory control/accountability, budget preparation and management is required. Computer knowledge required. Knowledge of athletic equipment and laundry equipment required. Proper fitting of athletic equipment; Strong coordination and supervision skills essential. Must be able to work evenings & weekends, and travel with various teams on an as needed basis.All applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and the ability to pass a DMV background check authorizing them to operate university vehicles.
Preferred QualificationsIdeal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree; will hold an Athletic Equipment Managers Association certification. Experience working in power five conference athletic department or professional sports team equipment department.
Pre-Placement Driving Record Review RequiredYes
Physical RequiredNo
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) required. Subject to DOT approved pre-employment & random testing for alcohol and controlled substances.No
Criminal History Background Check RequiredYes
Posted Salary$46,000/yr. minimum
How to ApplyClick on “Apply for this Job”. You will then either create an application or edit your current application that is on file. You will be required to attach your resume, cover letter, and list of references as three (3) separate documents in MS Word or PDF format.
For questions or accommodations related to this position contactJay Terry
[email protected]
Job Category (old)Managerial/Professional
Job TypeFull-Time
Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5)
Work Location (City, State)Lincoln, NE
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding?No
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