Assistant Manager, Athletics Equipment (Olympic Sports)
Requisition Number S2892P
Home Org Name Athletic Equipment Rooms
Division Name Director Intercollegiate Athletics
Position Title Assistant Manager, Athletics Equipment (Olympic Sports)
Job Class Code BA33
Appointment Status Full-time
Limited Term No
Limited Term Length
Job Summary Auburn University Athletics is excited to begin the search for an Athletics Equipment Assistant Manager! This individual is responsible for coordinating the operation of the equipment room for Olympic Sports, which includes the purchase, issuance, and maintenance of apparel and equipment. Responsible for monitoring athletics apparel and equipment budgets. Responsible for identifying and evaluating relevant equipment safety technology advancements, available modalities, quality standards, and recovery apparel to optimize student-athletes’ safety.
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- Executes maintenance of apparel and equipment, which includes but is not limited to
laundry, repair, and general care.
- Maintains Hygiene standards according to Occupational Safety and Health Administration
(OSHA). Procures apparel and equipment according to university policies and procedures,
while adhering to allocated athletics apparel and equipment budgets.
- Manages inventory, issuance, and maintains accurate records of issued apparel and
equipment to coaches, student-athletes and support staff.
- Properly fits equipment in accordance with manufacturer guidelines, detects equipment
malfunctions, and assures necessary repairs are completed properly and in a timely manner.
- Handles athletics equipment needs as it relates to practice and competition venues. May
travel as assigned to execute equipment maintenance responsibilities.
- Assures apparel and equipment artwork and logos are compliant according to licensing,
marketing, NCAA, and SEC guidelines.
- Identifies and evaluates relevant equipment safety technology advancements, available
modalities, quality standards, and recovery apparel to optimize student-athletes’ safety.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
- Complies with all applicable National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and
Southeastern Conference (SEC) regulations in the performance of job duties.
Minimum Qualifications Education:
Bachelor Degree in Sports Management, Sports Administration, Business Administration,
Management, or a related field.
3 years of experience in purchasing, maintaining, and stocking athletic equipment.
Substitutions allowed for Experience:
Graduate degrees accepted in lieu of experience, at a rate of one year relevant education per
year of required experience.
Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications
Minimum Skills and Abilities
- Knowledge of sports equipment and protective gear needs and uses related to student
- Knowledge of all NCAA and SEC policies and guidelines along with university compliance
policies to ensure all compliance, licensing, and marketing regulations are followed.
Minimum License and
Certifications None Required.
Posting Detail Information
Salary Range $39,500-$63,200
Job Category Athletics Support
Working Hours if Non-Traditional
City position is located in: Auburn
State position is located: AL
List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position
Posting Date 07/14/2023
Closing Date 07/24/2023
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Documents Needed to Apply
1. Cover Letter