Assistant Equipment Manager–University of Maine

Position Title:

Assistant Equipment Manager – Equipment Room (id:81611)

Campus: Orono

Department: Athletics – OATH

Bargaining Unit:UMPSA

Salary Band/Wage Band: 02

Location: Orono ME

Statement of the Job:

The Assistant Athletic Equipment Manager (Equipment Room) is responsible for overseeing all operations relating to the purchasing, fitting and issuing of athletic equipment. Typical hiring salary for this full-time position is $41,500 commensurate with experience and qualifications. 

Complete Job Description

About the University:

The University of Maine is a community of more than 11,900 undergraduate and graduate students, and 2,500 employees located on the Orono campus, the regional campus in Machias, and throughout the state. UMaine is a land, sea and space grant university, and maintains a leadership role as the University of Maine System’s flagship institution. UMaine is the state’s public research university and a Carnegie R1 top-tier research institution, dedicated to providing excellent teaching, research and service for Maine, the nation and the world. More information about UMaine is at

The University of Maine offers a wide range of benefits for employees including, but not limited to, tuition benefits (employee and dependent), comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short and long term disability as well as retirement plan options. As a former NSF ADVANCE institution, the University of Maine is committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples.

UMaine is located in beautiful Central Maine. Many employees report that a primary reason for choosing to come to UMaine is quality of life. Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools, safe neighborhoods, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to live. Learn more about what the Bangor region has to offer here.Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated successful experience in purchasing and inventory management.
  • Knowledge of OSHA standards for exposure control of Bloodborne pathogens.
  • Working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Excellent organization and written skills. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of safe and appropriate operation, maintenance and repair of sewing machines, power tools, industrial washing machines, dryers and other sports-related equipment.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and initiative and to manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Ability to travel, normally requiring a valid driver’s license.


  • Previous experience with equipment at the collegiate level.
  • Computer experience.
  • Successful supervisory experience.
  • Ability to lift 20 – 30 lbs frequently, 80 – 100 lbs infrequently. 

Other Information:

Materials must be submitted via “Apply For Position” below. You will need to create a profile and application; upload:

1.) a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position
2.) a resume/curriculum vitae
3.) contact information for three professional references

You will also need to submit the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status forms. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.

Search Timeline is as follows:
Review of applications to begin: May 29, 2023
Interviews to begin no earlier than: June 1, 2023
Tentative start date: July 3, 2023

The successful applicant is subject to appropriate background screening and post offer physical. 

In complying with the letter and spirit of applicable laws and pursuing its own goals of diversity, the University of Maine System does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, gender identity or expression, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, familial status, ancestry, age, disability physical or mental, genetic information, or veterans or military status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies: Director of Equal Opportunity, 5748 Boudreau Hall, Room 101, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207-581-1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).Length:

Fiscal Year (12 Months)Required Documents:

Cover Letter, References, Resume/CV

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