SPORTS EQUIPMENT MANAGER–University of Washington

Req #:211805
Job Location:Seattle Campus
Posting Date:08/31/2022 
Closing Info:Closes On   09/14/2022
Salary:$ 3,260 to $ 4,341 per month 
Union Position:Yes
Shift:First Shift 
Notes:As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here.  
As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty.

Washington Athletics aims to inspire champions in competition and in the classroom. We exist to enrich the lives of students to positively impact our community and world for generations to come.  Operating with the four core values of growth mindset, committed service, humility and grit, the Huskies choose to lead by example. With over 650 student-athletes competing throughout UW’s 22 sports programs, the department of Intercollegiate Athletics is committed to a leading-edge student-athlete experience, and offering student-athletes the ability to compete for NCAA, IRA, and Pac-12 championships while working toward a degree from one of the world’s leading public research universities.

Intercollegiate Athletics has an outstanding opportunity for a Sports Equipment Manager to join their team.

This position reports to the Director of Equipment Operations.  Work directly with coaches and staff to assure team equipment needs are met.  Inspect, modify, repair and maintain athletic equipment and clothing.  Fit athletes with uniforms and equipment; issue and receive equipment.  Pack equipment and uniforms for road games.

Order equipment, uniforms and supplies for assigned sports.  Maintain records of issuance to athletes and staff.  Maintain proper inventory records.

Maintain daily operation of equipment room.  Maintain required health, safety and security practices in locker room and equipment room.  Operate spotting tables, washers, extractors and dryers to launder soiled clothing and equipment as needed.  Assign and maintain lockers for athletes.

Train student managers in equipment maintenance and accountability.

Perform related duties as required.

Compliance with the rules and regulations of the University, the NCAA, the Pac-12 Conference, the State of Washington and any other governing body is of paramount importance to the University.  The overall responsibility of this position is for the successful operation of the program in full compliance with all such rules and regulations.

College degree in physical education OR three years of full-time experience in athletic equipment room operations.

Have a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and PowerPoint.  Have a valid driver’s license and the ability to drive golf carts, Gators and similar vehicles.  Available to work nights and weekends and travel with teams as needed.  Ability to lift/move and carry up to 50 pounds.

Bachelor’s degree, current Athletic Equipment Manager Association certification or ability to become certified within 12 months.  Familiarity with sports equipment inventory software such as SportSoft or ACS

Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.
Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or [email protected].COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENTGovernor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.2 requires employees of higher education and healthcare institutions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.

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