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    About the position:
    This position will be assigned to the Air Force Athletics Department, Air Force Academy, Colorado.

    • This position does include benefits.
    • Must be able to lift and move up to 50 lbs unassisted.
    • Subject to random drug testing.

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    • Serves as the technical expert advisor to the Department of Athletics senior leadership and head coaches in the acquisition, fitting, and safety of current and state-of-the-art athletic sports equipment.
    • Provides coaches and cadet-athletes with guidance on specific equipment requirements as it relates to current NCAA and MWC guidelines.
    • Measures, fits, and ensures the serviceability and safety of sports equipment for football, men’s and women’s basketball, ice hockey, and baseball teams.
    • Recommends equipment modifications to staff, coaches, and cadet-athletes for functionality, proper fit, and safety.
    • Consult and collaborate with other equipment managers, coaches, athletic trainers, and vendors on industry standard current trends, new technologies, functionality, proper fit, and safety of sports equipment.
    • Recommends changes and improvements to sports equipment based on specialized knowledge to improve functionality and maintain the highest level of safety standards.
    • Keeps abreast of industry trends, latest state-of-the-art equipment, and safety via review of technical bulletins, manufacturer’s catalogs, and network contacts.
    • Provides technical advice while investigating and analyzing safety, injuries, and equipment failures.
    • Determines specific team requirements based on knowledge of current inventory, new industry standard equipment, and new NCAA guidelines.
    • Makes recommendations to senior staff and head coaches on current inventory quantity and quality, safety, and reliability of equipment.
    • Responsible for accuracy and accomplishing required paperwork for equipment purchases and coordination of delivery.
    • If necessary, responsible for preparing appropriate and required documentation for sole-source justification of equipment.
    • Responsible for accurate accountability and security of athletic equipment, uniforms, and required apparel by establishing appropriate control procedures, conducting of inventory, and maintenance records.
    • Provides logistical support (i.e., sideline/bench assistance, loading/unloading of equipment).
    • Ensure proper coordination, inventory, packing, and transporting of equipment for home and away intercollegiate contests, post-season NCAA competition, and bowl games.
    • Plans work to be accomplished by subordinates, set and adjusts priorities, and prepares work schedules.
    • Develops methods and processes to improve customer service and processes.
    • Hears and resolves complaints.
    • Effects disciplinary measures.
    • Identifies and arranges for needed development and training of subordinates.
    • Ensure oversight of athletic department equipment room organization, cleanliness and safety.
    • Prepare staging and presentation of facilities for tours and recruiting visits.
    • Abide by all DoD, USAF, USAFA, USAFA/AD, and NCAA policies, rules, regulations, instructions, and operational procedures.
    • May transport cadets as needed.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.

    If interested in applying for this position you may preview the online application: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11266573

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1670 Equipment Services