• University of Colorado Boulder
  • Boulder , CO
  • Sports
  • Full-Time
  • 670 Logan Mill Rd

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Job Description The Athletics Department now welcomes applications for a Director of Football Equipment Operations. The purpose of this job is to organize, supervise and direct the equipment operations for the Athletics Department's football program. This position oversees the daily operations, supervises full time and student staff and manages all equipment needs for all varsity football student athletes and football staff. The position formulates and implements equipment policies and procedures, including issuing equipment, inventory control, equipment security, and equipment travel. The incumbent meets with coaches and management staff to determine equipment needs. The position assists the Associate Athletics Director with equipment and apparel purchasing, negotiations and contracts and manages the football equipment budgets. Key Responsibilities: Administration: Directly responsible for the acquisition of all athletically inspired apparel and equipment for the football program. Maintain equipment program in accordance with NCAA and Pac-12 Conference specifications and regulations. Additionally, demonstrates a thorough knowledge of NCAA, Pac-12 Conference, University and departmental rules and regulations. The violation of NCAA or Conference rules on the part of Athletic Department Personnel may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment. Responsible for the security and storage of all football athletic equipment and apparel. Responsible for the evaluation of duties and performance of assistant equipment managers. Responsible for the supervision, security and staffing of the football equipment room. Ensure that budgetary integrity is maintained in football apparel and equipment budgets. Equipment and Apparel Contracting: Responsible to foster and develop relationships with suppliers that will mutually benefit the University's athletic department. Responsible to be the liaison for football program and current and proposed athletic suppliers. Responsible for contract negotiation and implementation as it pertains to the football equipment semi-tractor/trailer. In this capacity, works to assure signage on the trailer is accurate and representative of the Athletic Department's expectations. Inventory Management: Develop and institute an effective inventory management system for the football equipment office. Included in this responsibility is the continued development/improvement of a computerized inventory system. Manage the receiving and inventory reporting of all equipment and apparel received by the football equipment office. Responsible for the quality control evaluation of all equipment and apparel received by the football equipment office. Conduct annual physical inventory counts for football program. Student Managers: Develop and maintain a student manager program, which includes teaching and evaluation of student workers in the football equipment office. Create an environment for student workers, which supports academic progress and success. Ensure student managers conduct themselves in a professional manner. Event Management: Responsible for the preparation of events with respect to athletic equipment and apparel. Responsible to ensure that the needs of visiting teams are met at the highest standard Responsible for the transport of equipment to and from all away football contests. Responsible for scheduling of football event coverage for all home and away contests. Travel to all away football contests is required. Responsible for operating and maintaining coaches' sideline communications system for all football games and practices, if needed. Daily Operation: Responsible for management of a schedule which provides access to services for student athletes and staff during reasonable hours, which may include nights and weekends. Responsible to ensure that quality services are provided by all facets of the football equipment office. What we require: Bachelor's Degree. Four years football equipment experience at the FBS collegiate or professional level including supervisory and/or management experience. Equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute. Experience fitting football equipment to NOCSAE standards. AEMA Certification required What you will need: Thorough understanding of all NCAA rules as they apply to athletic apparel and equipment. Knowledge of inventory management and control systems. Knowledge of contract negotiations, budgeting and procurement rules and regulations. Knowledge of football equipment needs, including technical knowledge of high-end athletic telecommunications systems. What we would like you to have: Experience with inventory management programs. Experience in dealing with high end equipment and apparel contracts. Experience developing and managing budgets NOTES: Additional Salary Information: We can offer a competitive salary, commensurate with experience. The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.
Associated topics: crew, facility, locker room associate, locker room attendant, mascot, officer, plumber, safety, scoreboard, tarp

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