Athletics Equipment Services & Branding – Director—Wichita State University

Posting Number23-00583-STAFF Post
Job Code TitleAthletics Equipment Services & Branding – Director
Position NumberZ90201
University OverviewWichita State University has a long tradition of innovation and entrepreneurship that spurs the economy and serves the needs of the local community. This is the place where anything is possible. Where collaboration and innovative ideas shape the future, and entrepreneurship is in our bones. If you have the creativity, passion and insight to help us build a brighter future for our city, state and world—this is the place where you belong.
Position Specific ResponsibilitiesAre you ready to take the lead in our athletics programs branding and equipment performance? We’re seeking an exceptional individual for this pivotal role ensuring our athletes are always geared up for success. Understanding the significance of well-maintained gear and uniforms for athletes is key. Your attention to detail ensures no jersey is out of place and no athlete is left unprepared. You’ll be responsible for ordering, tracking, and maintaining a meticulous inventory system. Managing vendor relationships should be natural for you, meaning you know how to get the best out of partnerships. You’re a cost-conscious steward who knows how to balance the budget & in this role. Apply today if you have the skills our team wants!
Summary of Responsibilities Oversees daily operations of athletic equipment and inventory maintenance, logistics and services. Oversees the department’s visual identity and reinforces consistent application with partners and third-party vendors for signage and apparel. 
Essential FunctionsLeads equipment and uniform maintenance, sanitation, and logistics. Oversees storeroom supply and equipment access and services.
Orders, maintains and coordinates uniform and equipment inventory and services for multiple athletic programs.
Manages equipment and uniform vendor contracts and online platforms to ensure quality service and delivery of inventory.
Ensures operation expenses meet budget parameters. Recommends budget changes as needed.
Oversees staff hiring, training and evaluations and ensures department meets service goals and objectives.
Minimum EducationBachelor’s degree in related field by hire date
Preferred EducationAEMA Certification
Minimum ExperienceThree (3) years of experience in equipment service
Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesEffective & professional communicationUnderstanding of equipment servicesFamiliar with branding guidelines & ability to communicate specificsAbility to build/maintain relationships with vendors, coaches & other staff to address needs.Focus on details to ensure continuity across all equipment & branding needsTop tier organizational skills
Salary Information
Pay InformationPay range $55,000/yr, based on qualifications
Posting linkhttps://jobs.wichita.edu/postings/30617

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