Asst Director, Equip Svcs/Director, Women’s Ice Hockey Ops (Asst Mgr, Athletic Equip & Facilities)–University of Connecticut


Search #: 496692
Work type: Full-time
Location: Storrs Campus
Categories: Athletics (Coaches, Trainers, Specialists)


The University of Connecticut is seeking applications for the full-time position of Assistant Director of Equipment Services/Director of Women’s Ice Hockey Operations. This position will report directly to the Assistant Director of Athletics/Equipment Services and the Head Coach of the Women’s Ice Hockey Program. The incumbent in this position will be responsible for day-to-day equipment and operation functions for the Women’s Ice Hockey Program.


Assistant Director of Equipment include, but are not limited to

  • Fit and properly maintain all protective equipment.
  • Skate sharpening and repair.
  • Practice and game coverage for Women’s Ice Hockey equipment.
  • Oversee all procurement, receipt, and inventory of equipment, apparel, and accessories.
  • Prepare equipment and apparel for training, practice, and competition.
  • Launder and distribute apparel for training, practices, and competition.
  • Maintain inventory of all uniforms, apparel, equipment, and accessories using a cloud-based inventory system.
  • Attend training sessions, conventions, and meet with manufacturing representatives to obtain continuing education units, and stay on top of industry trends.
  • Follow all necessary NOCSAE (National Operating Committee for the Standards of Athletic Equipment) guidelines related to any reconditioning of equipment.
  • Collaborate with Athletic Training and Sports Medicine groups related to any special equipment needs that may arise.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Director of Women’s Ice Hockey Operations include, but are not limited to

  • Collaborate with coaches to create and distribute all schedules and itineraries related to team activities.
  • Assist coaches and business services personnel to manage all aspects of team travel, which include team transportation, lodging, and additional aspects as defined.
  • Work with coaches to coordinate all team meals throughout the week, including meals at home and on the road during the season.
  • Aid with the Office of Athletic Compliance and Business Services area to manage team-related paperwork and receipts.
  • Facilitate with coaches to coordinate and schedule team events throughout the year.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the team video editing system and operation of cameras, along with requirements for pre- and post-game setup.
  • Help visiting teams with any necessary video setup.
  • Support coaching staff in various fund-raising initiatives.
  • Upload film and get to coaches as needed/requested.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Three years of post-graduate experience in the sport of hockey with a concentration in equipment/team operations
  • Knowledge of athletic equipment and its proper use
  • Knowledge of OSHA standards for bloodborne pathogens
  • Certified through the Athletic Equipment Managers Association, or possess the ability to become certified
  • Applicable NCAA and affiliated conference rules and regulations
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, teamwork, and collaboration skills


  • Four years of post-graduate experience in the sport of hockey with a concentration in equipment/team operations
  • Supervisory experience
  • Knowledge working with computerized inventory systems


This is a full-time, permanent position. The incumbent must have the ability to work flexible and irregular hours including nights and weekends, with travel required.

The University offers a competitive salary, and outstanding benefits, including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn, and a highly desirable work environment. For additional information regarding benefits visit


Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.


Please apply online at, Staff Positions, Search #496692 to upload a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three (3) professional references.

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on August 15, 2022. 

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

Advertised: Aug 02 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Aug 15 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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