Sports Equipment Manager
July 25, 2008
DEPARTMENT: Equipment Services
POSITION TITLE: Sports Equipment Manager
STARTING DATE: August 4, 2008
DUTIES: Responsible for ordering, receiving, marking, fitting. distributing, washing and repairing uniforms and equipment to student-athletes and coaches of assigned sports. Supervising student managers and interns along with scheduling, servicing and maintaining the Athletics’ fleet of vans.
REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree. Detailed oriented with strong communication and organizational skills; ability to work nights and weekends and in various weather conditions; willingness to travel and to operate motor vehicles; capacity to lift heavy objects (app. 75 lbs.); at least one year of experience with maintenance of sports equipment and apparel; basic computer knowledge; ability to supervise personnel; certification in the Athletic Equipment Managers’ Association (AEMA) or the qualifications to be certified within one year. Valid driver’s license.
PREFERRED: Masters Degree; 3 years experience working at an NCAA institution in equipment services; advanced knowledge of athletic apparel / equipment, NCAA rules / regulations, and OSHA standards for the treatment / handling of blood-borne pathogens.
APPLICATIONPROCESS: Only on-line applications at http://jobs.ku.edu, Position # 00202352 will be considered
DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed starting August 1, 2008.
THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY /AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. THE UNIVERSITY ENCOURAGES APPLICATIONS FROM UNDERREPRESENTED GROUP MEMBERS. FEDERAL AND STATE LEGISLATION PROHIBITS DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF RACE, RELIGION, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, ANCESTRY, SEX, AGE, DISABILITY, AND VETERAN STATUS. IN ADDITION, THE UNIVERSITY POLICIES PROHIBIT DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION, MARITAL STATUS, AND PARENTAL STATUS.