Assistant Equipment Manager – Olympic Sports–Georgia Southern University

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and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2
institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate’s, bachelor’s,
master’s and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small
town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military
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Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding
with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted
to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed
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Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region
while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their
communities and the world.


Location
Statesboro Campus – Statesboro, GA


Department Information
University Athletics


Job Summary
The Assistant Athletic Equipment Manager will provide and manage appropriate and safe
equipment, uniforms, and laundry service for assigned Olympic Sports, with minimal
involvement in football-related responsibilities.


Responsibilities
Work closely with assigned coaches to advise them with respect to purchasing, issuing, and
returning of all athletic equipment and apparel.
 Order, receive, inventory, track, and properly fit all Georgia Southern Athletics Student
Athletes, Staff, and Coaches with Adidas apparel, footwear, headwear, as well as other
equipment and accessories based on assigned sports. 
 Oversee and manage team workout, practice and game laundry for assigned sports 
 Maintain a proper inventory and tracking with the use of EquipCheck inventory system. 
 Assist the Head Coach or Equipment Room Designee with the development and
monitoring of the assigned sports equipment budget to ensure budget limits and
procurement policies are correctly followed. 
 Supervise and delegate various responsibilities to student employees. 
 Ability to work weekdays that extend beyond an eight-hour workday, work multiple
consecutive weekends, holidays, and on occasion sudden schedule changes
communicated by the
 Director of Athletics, Deputy Athletics Director, Sport Administrator, Head Coach,
Director of Equipment 
 

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
 Bachelor’s Degree
Required Experience
 Two (2) or more years of applicable experience in a Division I equipment room
Preferred Qualifications
Additional Preferred Qualifications
 Certification from Athletic Equipment Managers Association or certification achieved
within one year of employment


Preferred Educational Qualifications
 Master’s Degree
 
Proposed Salary
$19.23 per hour
This is a non-exempt position paid on a biweekly basis.


Required Documents to Attach
 Resume
 Cover Letter
 Two (2) Professional References  


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
ABILITIES
 Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
 Ability to support various constituencies served by the University
 Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or
applications as required for specific position
 Ability to demonstrate good sportsmanship and highest level of personal integrity
 Ability to adjust to changes in leadership, acceptance of policy changes and goals of the
University, Athletics Department and Equipment Room leadership in a fast-paced and
ever-changing working environment.
 Consistently exhibit engaging customer service with student-athletes, coaches and staff.
KNOWLEDGE
 Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support
University’s mission for student success
 Understanding of and proven commitment to comply with NCAA, Sun Belt Conference
and institutional athletic rules and regulations
SKILLS
 Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and human relations skills
 Demonstrated commitment to athletic and academic excellence

Apply Before Date
January 8, 2024


Contact Information
For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human
Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by email at hrservice@georgiasouthern.edu.


For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644
or oneusgsupport@usg.edu.


Conditions of Employment
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a
criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern
University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of
the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable,
a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.
Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules
and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR)
of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon
request.
Legally authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without
assistance from the University.
Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.
Proof of valid driver’s license upon hire and throughout employment.


Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia Southern University provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for
employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need
of reasonable accommodations under the America with Disabilities Act to participate in the
search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.


Other Information
 Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable
accommodation.
 May be required to maneuver items weighing up to 50 pounds with or without
reasonable accommodation
 Work performed in indoor and outdoor environments
 Practices and competition that are subject to extreme heat and cold, rain, snow, other
noises, and hazards
 Travel required

Background Check
 Position of Trust + Education

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