Job no: 502127 Position type: Full-Time 12-Month Department: 890118 - Athletics - Equipment Room Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS Categories: Support Staff Position Open Date: Mar 4 2021
The Equipment Room Fellow is responsible for assisting with the daily duties of football equipment operations, including but not limited to, the issuing, retrieval and daily supervision of various type of equipment and apparel. Additionally, this individual will assist in the managing of the football equipment room, athletic laundry services, maintaining accurate equipment inventory, properly use and support the care and maintenance of athletic equipment according to established policies and procedures for football equipment room and other sports programs as assigned.
1. Assists in the issue, retrieval, use and maintenance of football athletic equipment, gear and apparel according to established policies and procedures. 2. Follows required procurement procedures, documentation and processes to order and receive new equipment and assisting in the maintenance of current inventories of all athletic equipment, apparel, gear and supplies. 3. Assists in the fitting, issuing, care, maintenance, repair and reconditioning of athletic apparel, equipment and uniforms. 4. Performs laundry service function for sports as required. 5. Supervises student equipment managers and assigned equipment room. 6. Maintains a high level of integrity, professional demeanor and continuing and thorough knowledge of all applicable University, departmental, SEC and NCAA rules and regulations and complies with those rules and regulations. 7. Performs other related duties and special projects as assigned by the equipment operations unit head and/or department administrator. 8. Serve as visiting team liaison for home contests as required. 9. Assists assigned sports with Adidas apparel orders. 10. Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in related field with one (1) year of experience as a graduate assistant or intern.
AEMA preferred but not required.
This position has supervisory responsibility for student equipment managers and volunteers.
AEMA preferred but not required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
1. Knowledge of certain fundamental concepts. 2. Ability to work long and irregular hours. 3. Ability to travel. 4. Ability to work in extreme weather temperatures.
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
Regularly involves lifting, bending or other physical exertion. Often exposed to one or more elements such as heat, cold, noise, dirt, chemicals, etc. Job frequently requires walking, standing, lifting, sitting, reaching, talking, hearing, and handling objects with hands. Requires handling of heavy weight objects up to 100 lbs. on a regular basis and on occasion up to 150 lbs.
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.
Internal Number: 502127
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