Assistant Athletic Director, Equipment and Inventory–University of Nevada-Reno

The University of Nevada Athletics department is recruiting for an Assistant Athletic Director, Equipment and Inventory. This position manages and oversees all areas of the Intercollegiate Athletics (ICA) equipment room to include the forecasting and ordering of equipment needs, allocation, procurement and receipt, maintenance, repair, replacement, proper handling and safe keeping of equipment assets for all ICA sponsored sports. The position develops and implements policies and procedures to maintain an accurate electronic inventory system and manages all safety aspects of player equipment. The position manages and monitors equipment budget expenditures and works to maintain professional relationship with all vendors.  The incumbent provides support for the equipment needs of all of ICA sponsored sports, plans and prepares for equipment setup and takedown for practices and contests as needed, and coordinates with visiting  teams to coordinate pre-game and game-day activities pertaining to equipment needs.

The Assistant Athletic Director trains and manages all equipment room staff including full-time assistants, temporary staff, and student workers.  This position may be required to travel evening and weekends. This position primarily supports Men’s Basketball.

Required Qualifications 

High School Graduation with four (4) years of related work experience; Or an Associate’s Degree with three (3) years of related work experience; Or a Bachelor’s Degree with two (2) years of related work experience; Or a Master’s Degree with one (1) year of related work experience.

Related Experience: Experience working as an athletic equipment and/or inventory manager in an equipment room in professional sports or at an NCAA institution; budget oversight and supervision of staff.

Certification and Licensure: Certified Athletic Equipment Manager (AEMA)

Schedule Requirements 

Frequent travel; Variable work schedule including evenings/weekends.

Compensation Grade

Administrative Faculty – B

To view the salary schedule for this position, please visit: Salary Schedules and select Administrative Faculty by Grade. Salary is competitive and commensurate with related education and experience.

Remarkable Retirement!

Our retirement plan is beyond compare. Your 15.50% contribution is generously matched by the University.   With the faculty retirement plan, you are 100% vested your first day. Sit back and watch your retirement dollars grow!  All permanent employees on an annual “A” or “B” contract who are employed at least 50% full-time are eligible to participate in the NSHE retirement program unless they are members of PERS of Nevada. 

Perks of working at UNR

·         Health insurance options including dental and vision – Health Insurance

·         Generous annual and sick leave and life insurance– Faculty Benefits

·         E. L. Wiegand Fitness Center offers an annual or semester membership and family membership options.  E.L. Wiegand Fitness Center

·         Mountain EAP supports employees (and eligible dependents) through life’s difficult moments. Mountain EAP is located in Reno and specializes in counseling and advising services for personal or interpersonal issues.

·         Several Diversity Committees and Affinity Groups focusing on campus-wide diversity initiatives to ensure we are working to create a diverse and welcoming campus climate. Diversity Groups

·         Faculty Senate is the principal representing body for faculty. Its membership includes representatives from each academic and administrative major unit of the University. Faculty Senate

·         No state income tax


The University is proud to provide a reduced-rate tuition benefit to faculty and qualified dependents. Faculty can take up to six credits per semester at a reduced rate. Dependents of faculty have unlimited credits, but in order to be eligible children must be unmarried and under the age of 24 and must receive at least 50% of their financial support from the employee and/or employee’s spouse or domestic partner.  Faculty Grant-in-Aid

Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples’ professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada. Dual Career Assistance Program

Department Information

The University of Nevada, Reno, has a student body of approximately 21,000. Nevada is a member of the Mountain West Conference and sponsors 16 intercollegiate sports featuring more than 400 student-athletes. The University is situated in Reno, a metropolitan area of 350,000, on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. The city is conveniently located 38 miles from Lake Tahoe, a world-class skiing area with limitless summer and winter recreational opportunities. Sacramento and San Francisco are, respectively, two and four hour drives away.

Contact Information for this position
Search Chair – Andrea Pearson,

Search Coordinator – Cindy Bowling,  



Full-Time Equivalent


Required Attachment(s)

Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable to you will be the attachment/s to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment/s to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment/s will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to the committee review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at 

Please attach the following documents to your application 

1) Resume/CV 

2) Cover Letter 

3) Contact Information for Three Professional References 

4) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying. 

This posting is open until filled. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.—Main-Campus/Assistant-Athletic-Director–Equipment-and-Inventory_R0130570

Cindy Bowling

  cid:image002.png@01D62DBA.ADD67B90Cindy BowlingHuman Resources Coordinator, Athletics University of Nevada, RenoLegacy Hall 232Reno, NV 89557O: (775) 682-6906 | Fax (775)

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