Assistant Equipment Manager- LSU Olympic Sports

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The Assistant Equipment Manager is responsible for assisting in daily management of the Tiger Stadium Equipment Room and overseeing mail room operations. The position orders all uniforms, apparel, footwear and equipment and manages budget allotments for assigned sports, as well as working closely with assigned coaching staffs. The person in this position will assist in recruiting, hiring and supervising student managers. Sport responsibilities include track, swimming and diving, tennis, and other duties as assigned.

60% Coordinates proper maintenance and fitting techniques for athletic equipment and develop a proper maintenance schedule for this equipment based on manufacturer’s recommendations. Keeps accurate records of all athletic equipment ordered, received and issued for assigned sports. Supervises the purchasing, inventory and issuing of athletic equipment for assigned sports. Develops and supervises a policy for the distribution and recovery of all athletic equipment issued. Works closely with coaches and Directors of Ops on a daily basis to determine their needs and assist them with their equipment budget. Supervises an equipment budget for assigned sports.

20% Supervises student managers and places them in proper areas to ensure athletic equipment needs are met.  Assists in the development of training program for student managers.

15% Schedules and supervises athletic laundry plan.  Schedules laundry for all athletic programs, train and supervise the personnel assigned to athletic laundries. Maintains and supervises all athletic laundry facilities and equipment.

5% Advances and supports LSU and Athletics Department initiatives through personal participation in educational and developmental opportunities, as well as participation in the creation of an inclusive culture consistent with the values of LSU and its Athletics Department.  Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree with two years of experience in working in an Athletic Equipment room; OR an equivalent combination of training and experience. Valid driver’s license required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Certified or certifiable by the Athletic Equipment Managers Association

Special Requirements:

Ability to be flexible, including availability for early morning and evening hours, weekends and holidays. Travel is required.

Please provide three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address.–Offices-Building/Assistant-Equipment-Manager_R00094410

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