Assistant Equipment Manager–University of Nevada, Reno

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Job Description

The University of Nevada Athletics department is recruiting for an Assistant Manager, Athletic Equipment. The Assistant Manager, Athletic Equipment, assists the Assistant Athletic Director, Equipment and Inventory with all areas of the Intercollegiate Athletics (ICA) equipment room to include the forecasting of equipment needs, allocation, procurement and receipt, maintenance, repair, replacement, and proper handling and safe keeping of equipment assets, inventory for all ICA sponsored sports and all safety aspects of player equipment.

The incumbent assists the director with visiting football teams to coordinate pre-game and game-day activities. The Assistant Manager assists in the supervision of  all equipment room temporary staff and student workers.  The incumbent attends all football home games, is required to travel evening and weekends extensively, and travels with the football team to away sites to insure proper preparation of competition gear and game set up. The position reports to the Assistant Athletic Director, Equipment and Inventory. 

Required Qualifications 

Master’s Degree with no related work experience; Or Bachelor’s Degree with one year of related work experience; Or Associate’s Degree with two years of related work experience; Or High School Graduation with three years of related work experience.

Related Experience: Experience working in an equipment room in professional sports or at an NCAA institution.

Certification and Licensure: Certified Athletic Equipment Manager (AEMA)

Schedule Requirements 

Frequent travel; Variable work schedule including evenings/weekends.

Compensation Grade
A

Salary Schedules

Department Information

The University of Nevada, Reno, has a student body of approximately 21,000. Nevada is a member of the Mountain West Conference and sponsors 16 intercollegiate sports featuring more than 400 student-athletes. The University is situated in Reno, a metropolitan area of 350,000, on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. The city is conveniently located 38 miles from Lake Tahoe, a world-class skiing area with limitless summer and winter recreational opportunities. Sacramento and San Francisco are, respectively, two and four hour drives away.

Total Compensation

The total compensation package includes a competitive salary, moving expenses (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, annual and sick leave, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents. For more information, please visit: UNR Benefits

Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples’ professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada.  Dual Career Assistance Program


Contact Information for this position
Search Chair – Kristi Wirtz, kwirtz@unr.edu

Search Coordinator – Cindy Bowling, cbowling@unr.edu  

ExemptNo

Full-Time Equivalent100.0%

Required Attachment(s)

Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable to you will be the attachment/s to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment/s to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment/s will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to the committee review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at jobs@unr.edu  

Please attach the following documents to your application

1) Resume/CV 

2) Cover Letter 

3) Contact Information for three professional references 

4) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying. 

This posting is open until filled

Review of applications will begin immediately.  Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver’s license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

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