DIRECTOR OF ATHLETIC EQUIPMENT SERVICES
Lafayette College invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of Athletic Equipment Services. Lafayette College is a most academically competitive, independent, undergraduate, coeducational institution with a student body of 2,600 students with Division I membership (Football - FCS) in the NCAA and the Patriot League. The Athletics Program consists of 11 sports for men, 11 sports for women, and one co-ed sport.
This position will report directly to the Athletics Business Manager and will serve as the lead person for football equipment operations as well as manage the services and supervise staff for the entire athletic equipment operation for 23 varsity sports. Duties and responsibilities will include, but not limited to: supervising equipment services staff; overseeing the procurement of all athletic equipment and apparel; ensuring proper fitting and maintenance of all sports equipment; coordinating inventory, distribution, and return of equipment utilized by student-athletes; ensuring laundry services are provided; ensuring adherence to all College policies, NCAA regulations and apparel/equipment contract terms; as well as, monitoring of all equipment and apparel ordered to ensure correct usage of College trademarks, colors, logos, etc. The Director of Equipment Services will work closely with coaches on equipment needs while evaluating health and safety issues related to athletic equipment. Evening and weekend hours are required as well as travel to away events as needed.
Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree preferred. AEMA certified preferred.
Three years experience in NCAA Division I athletic equipment services setting or related area preferred.
Qualified candidates should possess knowledge of and abide by NCAA and Patriot League rules and regulations.
The successful candidate must be proficient in computer skills and also possess effective oral and written communication skills.
The position is full-time (12 months) with a salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Review of applications to begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Please submit your cover letter of application indicating the exact position, and include your resume, and a list of at least three professional references via the online link.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Lafayette College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, religion, age, military or veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law in its educational programs and activities, admissions, or employment as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of sex); the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of disability); Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national origin); and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (which requires that the College not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin); and other applicable laws and College policies.