Mgr,Athletic Equip (Athletics)–New Mexico State University

New Mexico State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, NMSU does not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, retaliation, serious medical condition, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, spousal affiliation or protected veteran status in its program or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the Executive Director, Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator, Office of Institutional Equity, P.O. Box 30001, E. 1130 University Avenue, Las Cruces, NM 88003; 575.646.3635; 575.646.7802 (TTY) [email protected].

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

The electronic application is the *official* document that will be used to qualify applicants. Paper/email documents will not be accepted. Required documents must be attached to this application.

Department Contact

Department Contact Information

Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position

Department Contact NameJoseph Almaguer
Department Contact Phone575-646-5448
Department Contact Email[email protected]

Posting Details

Posting Details

Requisition Number2200381S
Classification TitleMgr,Athletic Equip (Athletics)
Position Job TitleMgr,Athletic Equip (Athletics)
Position Number716391
Internal or External SearchExternal – Open to all applicants
Appointment Full-time Equivalency1.0
Reports To Position TitleAthl Dir, Equipment Ops
Target Hourly/Salary Rate37,271.00
Pay Level07
Pay BaseSalary
Recruitment SummaryNew Mexico State University is a comprehensive land-grant institution of higher learning accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities. An active research university, NMSU anchors the southern end of New Mexico’s Rio Grande Research Corridor, exceeding $140 million in research and public service expenditures. NMSU is classified as a Hispanic-serving institution by the federal government with a total minority enrollment over 48%. Home to the state’s NASA Space Grant Program, NMSU is located in Las Cruces, which features desert mesas, the farmlands of the Rio Grande Valley, and the Organ Mountains, an extension of the Rocky Mountain chain. The University is committed to building a cultural diverse educational environment.
Job Duties and ResponsibilitiesThe Assistant Equipment Manager reports to the Athletic Director for Equipment Services and is responsible for all aspects of apparel and equipment needs for various assigned sports. This position will work and collaborate with other equipment staff members on objectives and goals specific to Equipment Services, and will play a vital role in the health, safety and well-being of our student athletes.
Classification SummaryThis position reports directly to the Athletics Departmetn. Manages and oversees the maintenance of athletic and sports equipment for the intercollegiate athletic sports programs. Coordinates and maintains gyms and/or other sports facilities as appropriate.
Classification Standard DutiesOversees the coordination of day-to-day sports activities and the maintenance of sports facilities. Determines needs and generates purchase orders to acquire athletic and sports equipment. Establishes, maintains, and reconciles uniform and equipment inventories, and oversees the maintenance of all inventory records for the program. Oversees uniform and equipment distribution and retrieval at practices and on game day. Oversees and coordinates all game day equipment preparations and setup for games. Ensures that all uniforms and related apparel and equipment are maintained in a clean and serviceable condition. Oversees and coordinates the work of lower level athletic equipment staff and/or students engaged in the day-to-day performance of related activities. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
KnowledgeKnowledge of athletic, mechanical, and electronic equipment, supplies, and/or uniform repair. Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
SkillsRecords maintenance and organizational skills.
AbilitiesAbility to lead, train, and functionally supervise staff and/or student employees.
Required EducationHigh School diploma or GED
Required ExperienceFive (5) years of experience directly related to the standard duties as outlined.
EquivalencyCompletion of a post-secondary degree or certificate may substitute for years of experience.
Preferred Qualifications
Required Certification/License
Special Requirements
Other Departmental RequirementsAbility travel to away competitions as needed.
Standard Work ScheduleStandard (M-F, 8-5), Shift: Other Shift
If not a Standard Work Schedule, please describeMornings, Nights, Weekends, Holidays, Travel Required

Physical Work Location StateNM-New Mexico
Physical Work Location County, if in New MexicoDA-Dona Ana
Work Site
Contingent Upon FundingContingent upon funding
Bargaining Unit Eligible Posting Announcement StatementThis is NOT a bargaining unit position with American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME).
Tenure TrackNo
Posting Date05/25/2022
Closing Date06/12/2022
Anticipated Job Begin Date (optional)07/01/2022
Anticipated Job End Date, if applicable (optional)
Open Until FilledNo
Special Instructions to ApplicantsThe electronic application is the official document that will be used to qualify applicants. Paper/email documents will not be accepted. Required documents must be attached to this application.
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Working Conditions and Physical Effort

EnvironmentWork involves moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
Physical EffortConsiderable physical activity. Physical work is a primary part (more than 70%) of the job.
Lifting RequirementsRequires heavy physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds.
RiskWork environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you become aware of this position opening?
    • NMSU Website
    • Las Cruces Sun News/El Paso Times
    • Albuquerque Journal
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • New Mexico Department of Labor
    • Other (If other please answer next question)
  2. If you became aware of this posting from another source, please describe?(Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Letter of Interest/Cover Letter

Optional Documents

  1. Unofficial Transcripts (Undergraduate and Graduate Combined)

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