Equipment Services Fellow–University of Pittsburgh

Equipment Services Fellow

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking applicants for an Equipment Services Fellow that would help oversee the equipment needs for 2-3 teams and assist the Assistant Athletic Director of Equipment Services in a variety of tasks to continue enhancing the equipment services department.

 

Appointment will begin immediately. Screening of applications will be open until position is filled. Please send resume, cover letter, and three references to Dan Glynn, Assistant Athletic Director for Equipment at [email protected].

 

Compensation: Equipment Services Fellowship with paid hourly wage.

 

Duties Include:

  • Oversee equipment needs for 2-3 sports (likely baseball, women’s lacrosse, and swimming/diving)
    • This will be primarily based out of the Petersen Sports Complex
    • Based on available time, this position has the opportunity to expand into assisting with other varsity sports
  • Responsible for managing the day-to-day equipment operations of each team
    • Assist in inventory management utilizing web-based software FrontRush Trac
    • Issue and retrieve team gear and apparel
  • Opportunity to gain and understanding of the Nike Gameday system
    • Place orders through the guidance of the equipment services staff and respective coaches
  • Manage team clothing uniforms while practicing safe and proper laundering methods
  • Perform various administrative duties
  • Perform additional tasks as assigned by the equipment services staff

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least one year of experience working in an athletic equipment room at either the collegiate or professional level
  • Ability to work non-standard work hours or work week, which may include early morning, nights or holidays
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds

Skills Required:

  • Ability to be flexible and adjust to schedule changes
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with all members of the Equipment Staff and coaching staffs you are affiliated with
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Working knowledge of an inventory management program (FrontRush Trac preferred)
  • Knowledge and understanding of NCAA and ACC bylaws

Benefits Include:

  • Hands-on experience in a Division I Athletics program working with a wide variety of high level sports programs
  • Mentorship and references from experienced equipment managers

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