Lafayette College invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of Athletic Equipment Services. Lafayette College is a most academically competitive, independent, undergraduate, coeducational institution with a student body of 2,600 students with Division I membership (Football – FCS) in the NCAA and the Patriot League. The athletics program consists of 11 sports for men and 11 sports for women and one co-ed sport. In recent years, the program has produced several conference champions, both athletic and academic All-Americans, and several NCAA tournament appearances.
This position will report directly to the Athletics Business Manager and will serve as the lead person for football equipment operations as well as manage the services and supervise staff for the entire athletic equipment operation for 23 varsity sports.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
• Supervising equipment services staff • Overseeing the procurement of all athletic equipment and apparel • Ensuring proper fitting and maintenance of all sports equipment • Coordinating inventory, distribution, and return of equipment utilized by student-athletes • Ensuring laundry services are provided • Ensuring adherence to all College policies, NCAA regulations and apparel/equipment contract terms • Monitoring of all equipment and apparel ordered to ensure correct usage of College trademarks, colors, logos, etc.
The Director of Equipment Services will work closely with coaches on equipment needs while evaluating health and safety issues related to athletic equipment.
• Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree preferred. • Three years’ experience in NCAA Division I athletic equipment services setting or related area preferred • AEMA certification required • Knowledge of NCAA regulations • Proficient in computer skills • Possess effective oral and written communication skills
Evening and Weekend hours are required as well as travel to away events as needed.
The position is a full-time (12 months) administrative appointment and includes a competitive benefits package. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Review of applications to begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest indicating the exact position,
resume, and a list of at least three references via the online link:
Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community, one that is inclusive and responsive and supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff. All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining and developing a learning environment where difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced.