Athletic Equipment Coordinator–Michigan State University

Job no: 760631
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 10
Major Administrative Unit / College: President
Department: Intercollegiate Athletics 10070478
Sub Area: AP- Professionals
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Athletics/Recreation, Administrative Professionals- AP, Full Time (90-100%), Union

Position Summary

The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at Michigan State University is looking for an Athletic Equipment Coordinator. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Receive and issue athletic apparel and supplies.
  • Determine equipment needs and specifications, make budget recommendations, research products, meet with manufacturer representatives and vendors, and initiate paperwork to purchase athletic equipment in order to maintain adequate inventory levels.
  • Monitor the correct equipment fitting and protection of athletes in order to prevent injury and protect the University from liability.
  • Keep abreast of current NCAA rules and regulations regarding equipment and enforces such.
  • Maintain computerized inventory system, including conducting seasonal and yearly inventories.
  • Organize equipment identification and storage.
  • Coordinate proper laundering, dry cleaning, reconditioning and clothing repairs.
  • Supervise the daily activity of student employees and student managers.
  • Organize all locker room needs for both MSU student athletes and visiting team athletes.
  • Pack, load, unload and set up equipment and supplies for team trips.
  • Make presentations on equipment to organizations.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in Physical Education, Athletic Administration or related field with relevant coursework in business; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in equipment management, purchasing and fitting at a Division I school; knowledge and experience working with computers and software applications; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The job also requires certification by the Athletic Equipment Managers’ Association or completion of certification within two years of hire.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials

Cover Letter


Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at:

Work Hours

Will include nights and weekends

Summary of Physical Demands

The job requires significant physical exertion and involves lifting equipment over 75 pounds 26-75% of the time.

Bidding Eligibility ends 02/08/2022 at 11:55 PM

Advertised: Feb 2, 2022 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Feb 15, 2022 Eastern Standard Time

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