Assistant Equipment Manager- University of Maryland

Assistant Equipment Manager- Varsity Team House

Unit: PRES-ICA-Operations
Campus/College Information:
Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state’s flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.
Background Checks Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information reported by the background check will not automatically disqualify you from employment.
Position Summary/Purpose of Position:
The Assistant Equipment Manager is responsible for managing and supervising the day-to-day operations of a Department of Intercollegiate Athletics Equipment Room designed to serve the needs of the department’s 20 varsity teams, to include but not limited to, all ordering, budgeting, issuing, collecting, maintaining, and recording all information in regards to equipment in accordance with all University, Conference, and NCAA rules and regulations; specifically responsible for the management and supervision of apparel and equipment for assigned sports; and other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education, experience, and training required.


At least two (2) years of experience in an athletic equipment unit or related environment, preferably at the Intercollegiate Athletic Division I level.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Proven ability to manage and complete multiple projects in a timely manner.
    • Ability to fit and repair protective equipment, knowledge of laundering and spot removal along with strong organizational skills.


This position requires the ability to work evenings and weekends (non-standard work schedule) with some potential travel.
  • Baseball equipment experience is preferred. along with a working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office and ACS/Front Rush Inventory System.
  • Knowledge of NCAA, Conference and University rules and regulations concerning equipment purchase, issuance, retrieval, and disposal is preferred.
Additional Certifications:
Certification by the Athletic Equipment Managers Association (AEMA) or the ability to obtain certification within 12 months of the start date required.
Additional Information: -Main sports will be Baseball, T&F and WSoccer.
Job Risks Not Applicable to This Position
Physical Demands
The scope of the position frequently requires evening and weekend (Non-standard work hours) work. While performing the essential functions of the job, the employee operates a computer and other office devices such telephones, copy machines, fax machines, etc; Constantly moves about the facility and event site before, during and after events to service clients; constantly communicates via telephone, email and in-person with others to exchange accurate information. Standing, walking, kneeling/crouching, balancing and lifting up to 50 pounds.
Posting Date: 07/07/2023
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 07/13/2023
Diversity Statement:
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Link to Apply:


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Job Listings

View All