Trinity (TX) Univ. – Assistant Equipment Manager

Date Posted
December 21, 2021

Job Category

Job Type


Range: $14.19 to $17.73 p/hr
40 hours/week

Exempt Status

Responsible for assisting all aspects of the athletic equipment operation. Ensures that all equipment and uniform needs are met for all sports practices, competitions, road trips, non-traditional seasons, and special events.

Maintaining and satisfying minimum attendance requirements are an essential requirement of this position, including working all full-time regular hours as established by the supervisor in addition to any scheduled or emergency overtime. This pertains to hours beyond the standard business hours including early morning practices and late ending home events and post-event care.

This includes:
Sports in which home event attendance is needed: Football, M/W Soccer, Volleyball, M/W Basketball, Baseball, and Softball.

Duties and Responsibilities
Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Maintains the organization, inventory, and maintenance of all athletic equipment and uniforms:

Labels all player athletic equipment and uniforms.
Maintains accurate records of equipment, uniforms, locks, and locker room arrangements.
Repairs broken equipment; and cleans players’ lockers, locker rooms, laundry room, and equipment room.
Responsible for game day preparations:

Be in attendance of certain assigned games to assist in any last-minute equipment needs of players, coaches, officials, opposing teams, and personnel.
Ensures uniforms are ready in respective locker rooms and organize and has necessary equipment ready for on-field/on-court use on game days.
Prepares extra equipment bags and ensures they are readily available if needed.
Provides post-game laundry services for participating teams as necessary.

Responsible for travel preparations:

Organizes uniforms, travel warm-ups, rain gear, equipment, and players’ bags for travel.
Prepares bags placed in respective locker rooms for athletes before travel.
Provides post-travel laundry services.
Takes inventory of travel equipment and uniforms and notifies coaches and/or players of missing items upon return.

Completes other daily equipment room tasks including, but not limited to:

Provides laundry service for coaches, players, and staff.
Supervises and delegates various responsibilities to student work staff.
Prepares and submits equipment and uniform lists for order.
Retrieves incoming equipment and uniforms from the shipping and receiving department and checking in orders.
Accesses equipment room, storage, laundry facilities, locker room, training room, and other facilities.
Works weekdays that extend beyond an eight-hour workday, work multiple consecutive weekends, holidays, and on occasion sudden schedule changes communicated by Head Athletic Equipment Manager and/or Athletic Support Staff.
Conducts other duties as assigned by Head Equipment Manager and other support staff.
Additional Duties:

Abides by NCAA Division III rules and regulations.
Cooperates and collaborates with other employees in the spirit of teamwork and collegiality and interacts with confidence, patience, and integrity to provide professional leadership during emergencies.
Complies with all Trinity University policies and guidelines.
Performs other duties as required.
Appointment Details
All jobs require a current Criminal Background Check (CBC).
Requires hours of work necessary to fulfill responsibilities, including some holidays and weekends and when the University is closed.

Supervise Student-Work Staff

Specific and general instruction from the supervisor, either verbally or in writing. Operates independently for most routine matters




One year of experience working in an athletic environment and/or with athletic equipment to include experience as a student worker assisting the Athletic Equipment Manager with related job duties.


Five years of experience working in an athletic environment and with athletic equipment.

Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Google Properties (Sheets, Drive, Docs)


Athletic equipment



Use and knowledge of all athletic equipment used by the athletic department.
Proper fitting techniques and reference points for fitting athletic equipment.
General knowledge of basic and high-powered tools
Education Requirements


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.


Master’s degree from an accredited institution.

Licenses and Certifications


Athletic Equipment Managers’ Association (AEMA) Certification.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
Lifting/carrying up to 70 pounds.

General office environment

May be exposed to hazardous chemicals, infectious and communicable diseases, or biological agents.

Please apply to the link if interested:

Job code: 128

Trinity University is an equal opportunity employer and as such provides equal opportunity for employment and advancement of all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, military/veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any status protected by Federal, State, or Local Laws.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Disability and Veteran

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