Assistant Athletic Facilities & Equipment Coordinator

Job description

The College of New Jersey invites applications for Assistant Athletic Facilities & Equipment Coordinator. This position resides in the Athletic Department, within the Division of Student Affairs and reports to the Assistant Athletic Director for Facilities & Event Planning.

The Assistant Athletic Facilities & Equipment Coordinator is responsible for managing the daily operations of the Equipment Room including but not limited to developing and managing laundry service for athletic teams as needed for contests and practice, managing the distribution of clean laundry, ensuring team equipment and apparel is laundered to the correct specification and health standard, implementing and executing and inventory control system and collecting all apparel annually to generate final inventory reports.

This position works closely with the Assistant Director of Facilities & Events on event operations and external clients & events including communicating with visiting teams and officials prior to game day, supervising and assisting with set up, tear down and clean up for all athletic contests and running complete events to ensure goals and expectations are met for the best student-athlete and fan experience in alignment with the college, division and athletic department mission.

The Assistant Coordinator also assists with overseeing, hiring and training event and equipment room student-staff & interns as well as the coordination of facilities scheduling and facilities maintenance

The College of New Jersey Athletic Department strives for excellence in providing a nationally competitive athletic and academic experience. We support the well-rounded student-athlete by developing the student-athlete academically, athletically and socially in preparation for life after college. We aim to recruit, advance and graduate student-athletes who are committed to personal growth, character development, serving the greater good of the campus and community, and embracing the ideals of the NCAA Division III Philosophy. The College of New Jersey provides equitable opportunities for men and women to participate in nationally competitive athletic programs under the guidelines of the New Jersey Athletic Conference and the NCAA.


  • Knowledge of NCAA rules & regulations.
  • Knowledge of the administration of athletic facilities, athletic apparel, and equipment storage and distribution.
  • Certified in first aid, CPR & AED.
  • Strong organizational skills along with the ability to effectively communicate, supervise, implement and lead. Ability to lead, supervise, train and direct student-workers and interns.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Graduation from an accredited college/university with a Bachelor's degree in a field related to the position or equivalency as determined by the appointing authority.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in the care & distribution of athletic equipment & apparel and administration & scheduling of athletic facilities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
  • Athletic Equipment Managers Association Certification preferred.

Contact Information

This position is a New Jersey Civil Service position with the state title Coordinator Athletic Equipment. It is included for membership in the International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers (IFPTE) bargaining unit. The starting salary for this position is Range 11, Step 1, $33,881.14. Permanent appointment to this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a 4-month probationary period to access the ability to perform the essential functions of the position.

The College offers a generous benefits package that includes health, dental, vision and prescription plans as well as pension, paid leave time and tuition savings programs.

Under a residency bill signed into law by Governor Chris Christie, any individual hired on, or after September 1, 2011, will be required to establish a principal residence in New Jersey unless their position is exempt. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire. Any new employee who believes that they have a critical need to live outside of New Jersey, or that a move to a permanent residence within the state would constitute a hardship, may request an exemption from the provisions of the law by appealing to a five-member committee to be established by the State for the purpose of hearing such appeal

Founded in 1855, TCNJ is a highly selective public institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. TCNJ emphasizes the undergraduate residential experience and offers targeted graduate programs. The College's seven schools - The Arts and Communication; Business; Humanities and Social Sciences; Education; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering - offer degrees to nearly 6,800 students. The College's distinguished faculty of 348 full-time members provides a 13 to 1 student to faculty ratio, and eighty-five percent of classes have enrollments of 30 or fewer. TCNJ's picturesque campus is located on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing, approximately five miles from New Jersey's state capital of Trenton, and 60 minutes from both Philadelphia and New York City. A 95 percent freshman to sophomore retention rate and a six-year graduation rate of 86 percent speak to the quality of the TCNJ experience.

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented group




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Job No: 1641
Posted: 5/14/2019
Application Due: 7/13/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Negotiable