Head Equipment Manager–Drake University


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Drake University is seeking a highly qualified Head Equipment Manager to oversee all areas of the athletic department’s equipment room and operations. This position is responsible for establishing a philosophy and operational plan for procurement, inventory, disbursement, and maintenance of athletic equipment for 18 intercollegiate NCAA D1 athletic programs. The successful candidate will work with coaches to coordinate, purchase, inventory, and maintain all department apparel and gear. Additionally, this position must prepare budgetary recommendations as well as monitor, verify, and reconcile, the expenditure of budgeted funds to ensure fiscal solvency.


0130%Coordinate equipment room operations to include: working with coaches on coordinating, purchasing, inventorying, and maintaining all departmental apparel and gear.
0220%Ensure all teams have proper apparel and gear for practice and competition.
0320%Prepare budgetary recommendations as well as monitor, verify, and reconcile the expenditure of budgeted funds to ensure fiscal solvency.
o415%Coordinate athletics laundry and repair of uniforms.
0515%Supervise two full-time assistants and student staff.
060%Perform other duties as assigned
070%All of the duties described above require an understanding of and compliance with the rules of the NCAA, the Missouri Valley Conference, the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, and/or the Pioneer Football League and Drake University.


·     2 years of experience in equipment operations

o   NCAA Division I athletics program or professional sports team experience preferred

·     AEMA certification preferred

·     Experience with equipment purchasing, distribution, collection, and laundering

·     Working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations

·     Excellent organization and communication skills


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