Assistant Equipment Operations Coordinator–Arizona State University

Campus: Tempe
Close Date: 30-November-2022
Salary Range: $42,000 – $47,557 per year, DOE
Job Description
Sun Devils Athletics Seeks an Assistant Equipment Operations Coordinator who, under the direction of the Manager for Equipment Operations and Product Fulfillment assists with organizing and maintaining the athletic equipment for Sun Devil Athletics Olympic Sports programs based in Desert Financial Arena while adhering to NCAA and PAC-12 rules and regulations, as well as the policies and procedures of the department, the University, and the Arizona Board of Regents.
Department Name
SDA Administration
Essential Duties
• Assists with receiving, inventorying, check-out, collection and maintenance of equipment for multiple, assigned sports programs.• Maintains an accurate inventory of team equipment and initiates requests for replenishment of stock items.• Assists in all phases of purchasing athletic equipment and apparel for multiple, assigned sports programs.• When necessary coordinates the fitting of uniforms and equipment for multiple, assigned sports programs.• Assists in equipment setup for events in Desert Financial Arena, Farrington Stadium and the Soccer Stadium Assists in equipment packing and preparation for home athletic contests for multiple, assigned sports programs• Assists in coordinating laundry services following all practices, games, and workouts for multiple, assigned sports programs.• Assists in leading student employee staff.• As assigned, meets with sales representatives regarding new and existing products, ensuring that the needs of the student athletes, coaches, and other athletic department personnel are met.• Develops and maintains positive communication and effective working relationships with coaches, players and other personnel.• Follows departmental policies and procedures.• Adheres to NCAA and PAC-12 rules and regulations.
Required Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field AND 2 years’ experience in athletic equipment management; OR, six years’ experience in athletic equipment management; OR, an equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been received.

Desired Qualificiations
• Three (3) years’ experience in athletic equipment management within college athletics preferred• Experience inventorying using an inventory software system• Supervisory experience• Experience in determining appropriate fit of athletic clothing, accessories and equipment for various ASU varsity sports excluding Football and Ice Hockey Valid driver’s license• Evidence of AEMA certification preferred or willingness to work towards certification• Demonstrated Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations• Experience in using decision-making, conflict resolution and organization skills• Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills• Demonstrated Knowledge of sports equipment and facility needs.• Demonstrated Knowledge of equipment maintenance and application.• Demonstrated Knowledge of inventory maintenance.• Experience in working commercial washers and dryers.• Demonstrated Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.• Demonstrated Knowledge of department and university policies and procedures.• Skill in planning and organizing.• Skill in coordinating and prioritizing work and activities of self and others.• Experience in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.• Ability to stimulate changes in individual, institutional, and corporate behaviors to create a more sustainable environment• Ability to lead by example in communicating, participating and encouraging support of the institution’s sustainability programs.

Working Environment
• Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse• Required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work• Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 30 pounds• Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts• Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions• Work activities include exposure to a variety of external climates.• Travels with teams as approved by Supervisor.• Schedule varies to include weekends, nights, early mornings and/or holidays.• Regular use of standard office equipment including, but not limited to: computer workstation/laptop (keyboard, monitor, mouse), printer, fax, calculator, copier, telephone and associated computer/technology peripherals.• Regular use of commercial-grade washers, dryers and heat press machines.• Regular use of pick-up truck, gators, and other motor vehicles to coordinate practice and daily operations of the equipment.• Receive general supervision from the Manager, Equipment Operations and Product Fulfillment.• Assist in the supervision of 3-5 student workers.

Department Statement:
The Sun Devil Athletics (SDA) programs are elite, high profile Division I programs. By definition, Division I programs are the “best of the best” and the ladder by which athletes ascend to the world of professional sports and international competitions, such as the Olympics and World Cup. Moreover, Arizona State University and SDA compete in the PAC-12 conference. This conference is known for having won more NCAA national championships in team sports than any other conference in history.The vision of SDA is to be a comprehensive perennial top ten NCAA Division I athletics program that empowers Sun Devils to maximize human potential and make a positive impact on our university, community and the world.The mission of SDA is to provide opportunities for student-athletes to achieve at the highest levels of both academic and athletic excellence, thereby providing them with opportunities for personal growth, offering a unifying force to the campus community, and creating a source of pride among and support from the external constituencies of the university. SDA promotes identity, inclusion and expression to build a strong Sun Devil Community reflective of ASU’s charter.SDA affirms ASU’s commitment to equal employment and is fully committed to the principles of student-athlete welfare, institutional control, gender equity and inclusion, ethnic diversity, and sportsmanship. This commitment includes creating an environment where student-athletes contribute to a winning tradition while enhancing the campus and local community and competing in a program having integrity and high ethical standards. SDA is committed to a leadership role within the university, community, the Pac-12 Conference, and the nation. SDA is committed to recruit, retain and develop a gender equitable, inclusive and diversified workforce.ASU offers up to 24 hours of professional development opportunities per year and a competitive benefits package, which includes paid vacation and holidays, health insurance, free mental health resources, employee discounts and more. In particular, ASU offers a generous tuition discount for employees, their spouses, dependents and retirees. Working in SDA also provides unique access to sporting events and athletic-related discounts.For more information on ASU benefits, please visit

ASU Statement
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation’s fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

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Background Check Statement
ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

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This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.

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