The Director of Equipment Services for Basketball is responsible for the daily management and supervision of the equipment operations for the University's Men's and Women's Basketball teams, Spirit Squad and Band. The employee will work alongside the rest of the Pitt Athletics Equipment team and collaborate to develop strategies that meet the athletic apparel and equipment needs of assigned sports and units.
The employee will be required to maintain positive relationships with coaches, student-athletes, vendors, and University staff, all while following the established policies and guidelines set forth by the Athletic Department, University, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), and NCAA. In doing so, the employee will be required to operate within established budgets, place orders and work with multiple vendors, coordinate the maintenance, repair, and replacement of laundry equipment, and track the receipt, storage, and distribution of equipment and apparel.
The individual will report directly to the Executive Associate Athletic Director for Sport Administration and Student-Athlete Support and receive other tasks and direction from the Head Men's and Women's Basketball Coaches, Spirit Squad Coach, Band Director and their team equipment liaisons. A Bachelor's degree is strongly preferred, and certification by the Athletic Equipment Managers Association (AEMA) is required.
Minimum of 2 years of experience in the operation of an intercollegiate athletic equipment room, preferably in the sport of basketball at the Division l , NBA or WNBA level. Certification by the Athletic Equipment Managers Association (AEMA) is required. Significant years of relevant work experience may substitute for the degree requirement.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Athletics.III
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 2-3 years experience
Work Schedule: Varies
Hiring Range: $35,100.00 - $56,784.00
Relocation Offered: Yes
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19006756
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