Head Equipment Manager–University of Maryland(Xfinity Center)

Position Number:112903
Title:Manager
Functional Title:Head Equipment Manager, Xfinity Center
Category Status:33-Exempt Regular
Applicant Search Category:Staff
University Authorized FTE:1.000
Unit:PRES-ICA-Operations
Campus/College Information:Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state’s flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.
Background ChecksOffers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information reported by the background check will not automatically disqualify you from employment.
Vaccine ProtocolThe University of Maryland has made the safety of our students, faculty and staff, and our surrounding communities a top priority. As part of that commitment, the University System of Maryland (USM) recently announced that students, faculty, and staff on USM campuses this fall, including UMD, are required to be vaccinated against COVID. As a prospective and/or a new employee at UMD, you will be required to comply with the University’s vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work at any University of Maryland location. Prospective or new employees may seek a medical or religious exemption to the vaccination requirement at return.umd.edu and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Failure to provide proof of vaccination or to obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption will result in the offer of employment being rescinded.
Position Summary/Purpose of Position:The Head Equipment Manager, Xfinity Center is responsible for managing and supervising the day-to-day operations of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics’ (ICA) Equipment Rooms within the Xfinity Center and Women’s Lacrosse/Field Hockey Complex which is designed to serve the needs of the buildings’ combined 10 varsity teams, to include but not limited to, all ordering, budgeting, issuing, collecting, maintaining, and recording all information in regards to equipment in accordance with all University, Conference, and NCAA rules and regulations; specifically responsible for the management and supervision of apparel and equipment for all assigned sports; and other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree and at least 4 years of experience in an athletic equipment unit or related environment. Certification by the Athletic Equipment Managers Association (AEMA) or ability to obtain certification within 12 months of start date required. Proven ability to manage and complete multiple projects in a timely manner; ability to fit and repair protective equipment, knowledge of laundering and spot removal along with strong organizational skills. Available to work evenings and weekends.
Preferences:Bachelor’s degree and at least 4 years of experience in an athletic equipment unit or related environment, preferably at the NCAA Division I Power 5 level. Experience working with Field Hockey, Women’s Lacrosse, Wrestling and Volleyball teams is preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office and Front Rush Inventory System is preferred. Knowledge of NCAA, Conference and University rules and regulations concerning equipment purchase, issuance, retrieval, and disposal preferred. Previous supervisory experience preferred.
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Job RisksNot Applicable to This Position
Physical DemandsThe scope of the position frequently requires evening, weekend (Non-standard work hours) and some travel. While performing the essential functions of the job, the employee operates a computer and other office devices such telephones, copy machines, fax machines, etc; Constantly moves about the facility and event site before, during and after events to service clients; constantly communicates via telephone, email and in-person with others to exchange accurate information. Standing, walking, kneeling/crouching, balancing and lifting up to 50 pounds.
Posting Date:06/27/2022
Closing Date:
Open Until FilledYes
Best Consideration Date07/03/2022
Diversity Statement:The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Women, minorities, LGBTQ+, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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