Assistant Equipment Manager (Olympic Sports)—Mississippi State University

Job Title: Assistant Equipment Manager (Olympic Sports)
Pay Grade: 13
Title Code: P1918
FLSA Status: Exempt

Position Function
Assist in all aspects of the equipment operation for various Olympic sports including, but not
limited to, receiving, inventory, issuance, use, and maintenance of equipment according to
established policies and procedures.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Responsible for the day-to-day operation of the equipment room(s) for assigned sports.
  2. Coordinate with the team operations personnel to meet equipment needs for assigned
  3. Responsible for ordering of Adidas apparel and Adidas budget management for assigned
  4. As necessary, assist team operations personnel in ordering of sport specific equipment.
  5. As required, ensure athletic equipment is properly set-up, cleaned, packed, transported
    and stored for practice and games, both home and away.
  6. As required, execute fitting of all athletes in sport specific equipment ensuring proper fit
    and compliance with safety standards.
  7. Assist with Athletic Department’s shipping and receiving centralized facility.
  8. Maintain detailed inventory records of all Adidas apparel for assigned sports.
  9. For assigned sports, assist team operations personnel with managing locker and
    equipment room areas and for monitoring and advising on the security of these areas.
  10. Assist in laundry operations of assigned sports, including, but not limited to, all game day
  11. Comply with all applicable National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and
    Southeastern Conference (SEC) regulations in the performance of job duties.
  12. Performs related duties as assigned.
    The above essential duties are representative of major duties of positions in this position.
    Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs. Other duties may
    be assigned to the above consistent with the knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job.
    Not all of the duties may be assigned to a position.
    Supervisory Responsibility
    This position will assist in supervising sport specific student manger staff as well as equipment
    room student managers.

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications

Minimum Focus of Education/Experience
Education Bachelor’s degree Bachelor of Science in related field
Experience Minimum of Post Graduate Internship and/or Graduate Assistantship
Preferred Qualifications

 Experience beyond the minimum; 1-2 years of relevant full-time experience.
 Knowledge of Inventory management system.
 Knowledge of proper helmet and shoulder pad fitting.

Certification or Licensure Requirements
Commercial Driver’s License eligible; must be certified by AEMA or working towards
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
 Ability to work long and irregular hours.
 Ability to travel.
 Ability to work in extreme temperatures.
Working Conditions and Physical Effort:
 Regularly involves lifting, bending or other physical exertion. Often exposed to one or
more elements such as heat, cold, noise, dirt, chemicals, etc.
 Job frequently requires walking, standing, lifting, sitting, reaching, talking, hearing, and
handling objects with hands.
 Requires handling of heavy weight objects up to 100 lbs. on a regular basis and on
occasion up to 150 lbs.
 Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.

Updated: 1/22/22

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