Assistant Equipment Manager, Football Operations–University of Colorado

Requisition Number: 40732

Location: Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type: University Staff

Schedule: Full-Time

Posting Close Date: 17-Jul-2022

Date Posted: 07-Jul-2022Close All Job Summary

Job Summary

The University of Colorado Boulder Athletics Department encourages applications for an Assistant Equipment Manager, Football Operations. This position will assist the Director of Football Equipment Operations and the CU Football Program with the daily organization and execution of equipment requirements while supporting and operating within any of the 3 equipment rooms. Work includes equipment management, issuance, storage, transportation, and maintaining equipment inventory as assigned.This position is responsible for promoting the philosophy and objectives of the intercollegiate athletics program. This shall include adhering to the principles of the Athletic Department’s Mission Statement, Diversity and Inclusion Mission Statement, Core Values, Policies and Procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of the University, the Pac 12 Conference and the NCAA.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.Who We Are

Who We Are

As one of 33 U.S. public research institutions belonging to the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU)—and the only member in the Rocky Mountain region—our goal at CU Boulder is to directly affect Colorado communities through collaborative research, innovation and entrepreneurship. Our faculty, staff and students work with the broader community to establish unique connections that have lasting outcomes—both across Colorado and around the world.What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be


  • Maintain equipment program in accordance with NCAA and Pac-12 specifications and regulations. 
  • Assist in determining athletic equipment and apparel needs to ensure a nationally competitive program. 
  • Coordinate information for preparation of university purchasing procedures. 
  • Purchasing responsibilities for Champions Center Equipment Room. 
  • Optimally maintain purchasing paperwork to completion of the purchasing process. 
  • Maintain a professional rapport with departmental, student, and outside personnel. 
  • Directly responsible for all equipment aspects of specific athletic programs.

Inventory Management: 

  • Assist in and coordinate the maintenance of an effective inventory system. 
  • Lead receiving and inventory processing of incoming athletic equipment and apparel. 
  • Oversee the issue and retrieval process to student athletes and staff.
  • Ensure the quality of equipment ordered and received.

Even Management: 

  • Oversee the preparation of events with respect to athletic equipment and apparel. 
  • Responsible for ensuring the needs of visiting teams, as well as officials, are met with the highest standard. 
  • Responsible for scheduling of event coverage for home and away contests.
  • Attend assigned sport practices when required. 

Daily Operation:

  • Responsible to stay on top of general equipment information: i.e., techniques, products, materials, etc. 
  • Be available to handle the needs of student athletes and staff during reasonable hours, which includes some nights and weekends. 
  • Oversee the daily laundry needs for assigned sports. 
  • Maintain all laundry machines, handle ordering of all laundry products. 
  • Maintain locker control system for the locker rooms of assigned sports. 
  • Oversee the preparation of equipment needs for daily practice sessions and workouts. 
  • Maintain communication with responsible parties for both practice and game fields.

What You Should Know

What You Should Know

  • All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to comply with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement. 
    • New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.

What We Can Offer

What We Can Offer

  • The salary range is $48,000 – $60,000 annually.
  • Additional Compensation Details: 
    • Relocation is available within department guidelines. 
  • Additional Athletics benefits include: 
    • Athletic Event Tickets: Per Athletic Department Policy and NCAA regulations, Nike Elite Employee Benefit: Per Nike Elite Policy.



The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.Be Statements

Be Statements

Be driven. Be game-changing. Be Boulder.What We Require

What We Require

  • Bachelor’s Degree. One year of football equipment experience at the FBS collegiate or professional level. 
    • Equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute. 
  • Experience fitting football equipment to NOCSAE standards.
  • Must become AEMA Certified within 1 year of employment.

What You Will Need

What You Will Need

  • Knowledge of all NCAA rules as they apply to athletic apparel and equipment.
  • Knowledge of inventory management and control systems.
  • Knowledge of football equipment needs, including technical knowledge of high-end athletic telecommunications systems.
  • Proven inventory management and organizational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Candidate must demonstrate a dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion.

What We Would Like You To Have

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Two years experience in athletic equipment field within NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletics or professional sports.
  • Experience with inventory management programs.
  • AEMA Certified.

Special Instructions

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials: 

  1. A current resume. 
  2. A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position.

We may request references at a later time.
Please apply by July 17, 2022 for consideration.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

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