Towson University —Assistant Equipment Manager

Job Description
Assistant Equipment Manager – (210000OS)
Job Summary

Towson University (TU) is one of the nation’s top 100 public universities. Located north of Baltimore, TU currently enrolls over 22,000 students and is the second-largest university in the prestigious University System of Maryland. Towson University values diversity and fosters a climate that is grounded in respect and inclusion to cultivate the intellectual and personal growth of the entire university community.

Towson University is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Equipment Manager. Reporting to the Head Equipment Manager, the Assistant Equipment Manager will oversee all activities pertaining to the receipt, storage, issue and maintenance of athletic clothing and equipment in the Towson Center. This position will manage the Towson Center equipment room.

Responsibilities and Duties

Independently manage the Towson Center equipment room for men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s golf, gymnastics, women’s soccer, softball, baseball, men’s and women’s swimming & diving, women’s tennis, and women’s volleyball.

Work during practices and home games for assigned teams. Travel with the team to away contests as necessary. Provide backup coverage when Field House Equipment Manager is traveling with teams to away contests.

Distribute, collect, inventory, maintain and repair equipment. Continue education to gain all knowledge of new safety aspects related to the sports assigned. Know the University brand standards, NCAA and league requirements for legal attire during competitions.

Communicate effectively with coaches, staff members, administrators and student athletes. Communicate with procurement representative and vendors.

Supervise team managers, student staff, and laundry staff.

Prepare and update logs and reports reflecting distribution, inventory, and maintenance activities. Use of P card for team purchases and monthly reconciliation.

Qualifications and Skills


Bachelor’s degree
Two years’ experience receiving, storing, issuing, laundering, cleaning, and repairing sports equipment and clothing
Attain Athletic Equipment Manager’s Association (AEMA) certification within one year of being hired expected
Knowledge of the methods of warehousing athletic equipment and clothing
Ability to repair sports equipment and clothing; ability to operate laundry and dry cleaning equipment and to use hand tools
Ability to lift, move, assemble and install large sports equipment items
Ability to supervise laundry staff and student workers

Salary and Benefits

Competitive salary and a contract that offers annual leave, holidays, sick days and tuition remission. Contractual employees scheduled to work 30 or more hours per week may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage. To learn more about our benefits, click here.

For consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume with your online application.

This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days.

The safety of our students, faculty, staff, and neighbors has been our top priority and the focus of every one of our decisions since the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic. The University System of Maryland (USM) has recently determined that mandating a COVID vaccine for all faculty, staff and students at all schools in the USM is both a reasonable and necessary means of protecting our health and safety. As a prospective hire at TU, proof of your full COVID19 vaccination must be demonstrated before you begin employment with the University.

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