Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Equipment Manager for the Department of Athletics. The Equipment Manager will assist the Athletic Equipment Administrator in the management of all team and individual equipment and the locker rooms for intercollegiate sports with specific responsibilities in support of Men's and Women's Programs.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Responsible for the management and care of assigned team, individual, and portable field athletic equipment and physical facilities.
Receives, stores, repairs, reconditions, cleans, issues, collects, and inventories equipment and laundry used by the various intercollegiate sports teams.
Operates department vehicles and special equipment.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Requires a high school/vocational school education or equivalent, plus four years experience in the handling, care, and maintenance of athletic equipment; and extensive knowledge of NOSCSAE and OSHA guidelines for protective gear and equipment and athletic equipment brands, their utilization, and application to particular sports.
Must have current and continual Athletic Equipment Managers Association (AEMA) certification as an equipment manager.
Must complete Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification within 45 days of hiring date as well as annually maintain this certification.
Must have mathematical skills and knowledge of shipping, receiving, inventory control, ordering, expediting, and equipment storeroom management. Must be able to lift and move up to 70 pounds.
Requires the ability to record and maintain data in computerized and non-computerized formats.
Must be able to communicate effectively.
Must have effective client service skills.
Also requires a valid driver’s license, two years driving experience, and successful completion of the Rutgers’ Defensive Driving Course.
May require the ability to group lead.
College education preferred.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Must be able to lift up to 70lbs.
Evening and weekend hours are mandatory.
Clean driving record.
Posting Number: 19ST1838
Location: Livingston (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 87266
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.