Assistant Equipment Room Manager (Olympic Sports)–Virginia

Assistant Equipment Room Manager
Charlottesville, VA

This position will support the following Olympic sports: Women’s Soccer, Women’s Lacrosse, Men’s & Women’s Tennis, Men’s & Women’s Squash, and Women’s Rowing.

The University of Virginia is a highly competitive Division I program committed to academic and athletic excellence. The Department of Athletics at the University of Virginia is now accepting applications for the position of Assistant Equipment Room Manager to support various sport programs.

Equipment Room Managers are responsible for performing operations involving athletic equipment for one or more assigned sport programs. They demonstrate proficiency with core duties involving the preparation of computer generated requisition forms, the receipt, distribution, and retrieval of all materials for staff and student athletes, and maintaining current inventory for all assigned sports.

The Assistant Equipment Room Manager position exists to provide a high level of program support to all assigned Intercollegiate Athletic Sports and to assist in achieving a nationally recognized program both on and off the field in a manner that meets all guidelines set by the University of Virginia, the ACC, and the NCAA. Responsibilities include: preparing computer generated requisition forms for all assigned sports; receiving, distributing, and retrieving all materials for staff and student-athletes; maintaining student-athletes’ property records in accordance with NCAA rules and regulations; and maintaining a current inventory for all assigned sports. The incumbent will also assist the Director of Equipment Room Operations in determining individual sport equipment needs for budget meetings.

Duties may include, but are not limited to:

Maintain an inventory of all athletic equipment and keep accurate records of issuance of equipment to student athletes, coaches, and staff.

Provide laundry service for athletic clothing and uniforms.

Pack, store, and unpack athletic equipment and clothing for home and away games.

Determine proper storage methods and identification. Oversee the assignment of student athlete lockers.

Clean and maintain equipment. Repair damaged equipment when necessary.

Meet with sales representatives on new and existing products.

In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Anticipated Starting Salary: $31,200 per year. This is a full-time, nonexempt (overtime-eligible) position, which is eligible for the University’s benefits package.

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Education: High School diploma or GED is required. A Bachelor’s Degree is highly preferred.

Experience: Some related Athletics equipment room experience is required. Experience in equipment room operations for a collegiate athletic program and utilizing sideline communications is highly preferred. Experience supporting the Olympic sports mentioned above is also preferred.

Licensure: A valid driver’s license is required; CDL preferred. Athletics Equipment Manager’s Association certification (E.M., C.) preferred.

Physical Demands: Work is performed in the distribution of sports equipment, assisting on practice fields, in team laundry room, packing and unpacking uniforms and equipment.

Please do not forward any applicant materials directly to staff of the Department of Athletics, as only applications received through this system will be considered.

The successful candidate will pass a background check. PROCESS FOR INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs,” and search for ‘Assistant Equipment Room Manager.’ Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address). PROCESS FOR EXTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: Please visit UVA job board, search for Requisition R0030131, complete the application and attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address). Please note that multiple documents must be uploaded in the “Resume” box. Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration. For information regarding the position or the application process, please contact Michele Jarman at

COVID Vaccination Requirement

The University of Virginia expects all current and new employees (UVA Health System and Academic), to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

If hired to work within the University Health System, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to receive the vaccination. Employees may request a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.

If hired to work on the Academic side of the University, excluding the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UPG, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to submit to mandatory, weekly prevalence testing. Employees that are working 100% remotely will not be subject to weekly prevalence testing; however, if the employee works on UVA Grounds (including the Medical Center) even intermittently, then they are required to be tested for COVID-19 once per week on an indefinite basis and follow masking mandates.

NOTE: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how the vaccination and testing requirements will apply to you at your work location, see the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person’s perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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