Assistant Athletic Director, Equipment Services–Univ. of Pittsburg

Athletics Administration – Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh – (22006996) 

The Assistant Athletic Director, Equipment Services, will lead, manage, and oversee all operational, financial, and personnel activities of the equipment operations for the University of Pittsburgh Athletic Department. This position is responsible for the management of the day-to-day operations of the Equipment Services unit. This position will have oversight of the ordering, distribution, and retrieval of Nike apparel and accessories for Pitt student-athletes, coaches, athletics staff, and auxiliary groups.

As a primary liaison with Pitt’s Nike representatives, this position will maintain a positive relationship and communicate regularly with numerous professionals at Nike headquarters in Oregon. This position will oversee the Equipment and Apparel Services staff and coordinate with 19 athletic teams as well as numerous auxiliary groups associated with the function of the athletics department. This position, with assistance from equipment staff members, is responsible for the management of all Nike allocations on an annual basis and will ensure an inventory database is maintained for each team.

This position will also ensure compliance with all NCAA regulations, and University and Athletics departmental policies. Additionally, with support from equipment staff members, this position will be responsible for the ordering of post-season awards, collaboration with the Varsity Letter Club, assisting with game management preparations, and serving as a liaison with all team operations personnel and student managers.

Finally, the employee will draft and oversee the updating of all internal Equipment Services policies and procedures of operation.  

The Assistant Athletic Director, Equipment Services, will be directly responsible for the daily management and supervision of the equipment operations for the University’s Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams.  The employee will work daily with basketball staff and student managers to develop strategies to meet the athletic apparel and equipment needs of the Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams, coaches and staff.  The individual will report directly to the Executive Associate Athletic Director, Sport Administration, and Student-Athlete Support Services. 

A Master’s degree is preferred. Knowledge of types and uses of athletic equipment and general operations of a Division I equipment unit it required.

AEMA Certification 

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.

 The University of Pittsburgh requires all Pitt constituents (employees and students) on all campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. Visit to learn more about this requirement. 

Assignment Category Full-time regular

Job Classification Staff.Athletics.IV

Campus Pittsburgh

Minimum Education Level Required Baccalaureate

Minimum Experience Level Required 5-6 years experience

Work Schedule Mon-Fri, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, hours/days may vary due to work events. Work hours are flexible.

Work Arrangement On-Campus: Teams that work on campus, in an office, or in a lab.

Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications

Relocation Offered Yes

Visa Sponsorship Provided No

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check

Child Protection Clearances The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Required Documents Resume, Cover Letter

Optional Documents Not Applicable

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