Assistant Equipment Manager–Sacred Heart University

Department:Athletics [ATH]
Locations:Fairfield, CT
Posted:Jul 26, 2023
Closes:Open Until Filled
Type:ExemptPosition ID:165249
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As the second-largest independent Catholic university in New England, and one of the fastest-growing private doctoral institutions in the U.S., Sacred Heart University is a national leader in shaping higher education for the 21st century. SHU offers nearly 90 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and certificate programs on its Fairfield, Conn., campus. Sacred Heart also has a campus in Dingle, Ireland, and offers online programs. More than 10,000 students attend the University’s nine colleges and schools: Arts & Sciences; Communication, Media & the Arts; Social Work; Computer Science & Engineering; Health Professions; the Isabelle Farrington College of Education & Human Development; the Jack Welch College of Business & Technology; the Dr. Susan L. Davis, R.N., & Richard J. Henley College of Nursing; and St. Vincent’s College. Sacred Heart stands out from other Catholic institutions as it was established and led by laity. The contemporary Catholic university is rooted in the rich Catholic intellectual tradition and the liberal arts, and at the same time cultivates students to be forward thinkers who enact change-in their own lives, professions and in their communities. The Princeton Review includes SHU in its Best 388 Colleges-2023 Edition, and Best Business Schools-2023 Edition. Sacred Heart is home to the award-winning, NPR-affiliated radio station, WSHU, a Division I athletics program and an impressive performing arts program that includes choir, band, dance and theatre. www.sacredheart.eduView SHU’s Faculty Experts Here
Job Description:

Assist the Equipment Manager in day-to-day equipment operation on campus. SCOPE AND MAGNITUDE:  Assist the Equipment Manager in the day-to-day equipment operation for the athletic department.Collaborate with the Equipment Manager in maintaining records of all equipment and inventory.Serve as primary contact for the equipment operation for select sports at the direction of the Equipment Manager.Issue equipment and uniforms to athletic teams, coaches and students and account for the return and condition of equipment.Assist in the development of a uniform-purchasing cycle and cost saving measures (i.e., bulk purchasing) for each program.Assist coaches in issuance, maintenance and repair of athletic equipment.Travel with select in season teams for the purpose of supervising the equipment requirements of traveling teams may be required.TASKS:  Assist in purchasing of athletic equipment and clothingLaunder practice gear and uniforms after each contests/practiceDaily maintenance of athletic equipmentInventory control of each team’s clothing

Weekend work, nightsKNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS NEEDED:  Bachelors degree or advanced degree, with commensurate experience and AEMA certification preferred.Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations required.Must have prior experience with hockey equipment.
Additional Information:

Statement of Personal & Organizational Responsibility for Inclusive ExcellenceInclusive Excellence is the recognition that our institution’s success is dependent on how well we value, engage, and include the rich diversity of students, staff, faculty, administrators, alums, and surrounding community. It is a mastery of inclusion that fosters a consistent sense of belonging. Inclusive Excellence is aspirational and is the pillar that guides the mission, vision, and function of this unit.To achieve Inclusive Excellence, our personal and organizational responsibilities are to:Actively promote a collegial environment and consciously apply our mission and values to create a culture of inclusion and belonging; a safe space where all may thrive and succeed.Participate in educational and developmental activities to increase awareness and competencies of issues related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging; apply that understanding to guide your approach to all aspects of your job and the community as a whole.Demonstrate that we are “Stronger Together” as described in the Office for Inclusive Excellence statements.
Application Instructions:

Please apply online, faxes and emails will not be accepted. A cover letter is appreciated.Sacred Heart University is a space that respects and embraces differences, recognizes the unique contributions that individuals can make, and creates a community that maximizes the potential of all faculty and staff. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from qualified candidates who reflect the wider world in which we live.

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