Men’s and Women’s Basketball Equipment Manager—Vanderbilt University

This position reports directly to the Director of Equipment and is responsible for all equipment aspects for Vanderbilt University Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams. 

About the Work Unit

Vanderbilt University’s Athletics Department prepares student-athletes to become leaders and champions by placing the highest values on integrity, character, sportsmanship, and victory. Vanderbilt is a charter member of the Southeastern Conference and is the conference’s only private school. The university fields 16 varsity teams, 14 of which compete in the Southeastern Conference.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Execute all daily equipment needs directly related to Men’s and Women’s basketball staff, student-athletes, and schedule
  • Order, organize, and distribute all Nike equipment for both basketball teams
  • Coordinate practice setup for both teams
  • Ensure coverage and laundry services for all basketball games
  • Maintain the cleanliness and organization of all basketball equipment spaces including equipment room, laundry room, both locker rooms, and storage areas
  • Distribute and organize all apparel for basketball
  • Administer the fitting, cleaning, and tracking of all apparel for basketball
  • Prepare the basketball programs for gameday as it pertains to all aspects of equipment for student-athletes, coaches, and staff
  • Required to work all home basketball related events for both Men’s and Women’s Basketball
  • Coordinate with student managers the completion of tasks as assigned by each team’s Head Coach and/or equipment liaison
  • Aid the Director and Associate Director of Equipment with other sports outside of basketball season as requested
  • Other duties as assigned by both Men’s and Women’s Basketballs staff and the Director of Equipment

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree is necessary.
  • Prior experience with a Division I and/or professional sports equipment room is necessary.
  • High level of organizational skills and multi-tasking abilities is necessary.
  • Knowledge of NCAA and SEC rules and regulations are preferred.

Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

At Vanderbilt University, we are intentional about and assume accountability for fostering advancement and respect for equity, diversity, and inclusion for all students, faculty, and staff. Our commitment to diversity makes us who we are.  We have created a community that celebrates differences and lets individuality thrive. As part of this commitment, we actively value diversity in our workplace and learning environments as we seek to take advantage of the rich backgrounds and abilities of everyone. The diverse voices of Vanderbilt represent an invaluable resource for the University in its efforts to fulfill its mission and strive to be an example of excellence in higher education.

Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Please note, all candidates selected for an offer of employment are subject to pre-employment background checks, which may include but are not limited to, based on the role for which they have been selected: criminal history, education verification, social media review, motor vehicle records, credit history, and professional license verification.

About Us

Vanderbilt is a community of talented and diverse staff & faculty!

At Vanderbilt University , our work – regardless of title or role – is in service to an important and noble mission in which every member of our community serves in advancing knowledge and transforming lives on a daily basis. Located in Nashville, Tennessee, on a 330+ acre campus and arboretum dating back to 1873, Vanderbilt is proud to have been named as one of “America’s Best Large Employers” as well as a top employer in Tennessee and the Nashville metropolitan area by Forbes for several years running. We welcome those who are interested in learning and growing professionally with an employer that strives to create, foster and sustain opportunities as an employer of choice through:

  • Working and growing together as a community of communities… we are One Vanderbilt.
  • Providing a work environment where every staff and faculty member can be their authentic and best self, while providing the resources and opportunities to learn and grow.
  • Encouraging development, collaboration, and partnership both internally and externally while fostering the value that every member of the Vanderbilt community can lead and grow regardless of title or position.

We understand you have a choice when choosing where to work and pursue a career. We understand you are unique and have a story. We want to hear it. We encourage you to apply today so that you might become a part of our story.

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Vanderbilt University has made the health and safety of our students, faculty and staff and our surrounding communities a top priority. As part of that commitment, the University requires all employees to (1) participate in routine on-campus COVID-19 testing or (2) show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19.

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