Assistant Equipment Room Manager (Football)

Job description

Job location: Charlottesville, VA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-06-08
Req: R0025035
The University of Virginia is a highly competitive Division I program committed to academic and athletic excellence. The Department of Athletics at the University of Virginia is now accepting applications for the position of Assistant Equipment Room Manager to support the Football program.

Equipment Room Managers are responsible for performing operations involving athletic equipment for one or more assigned sport programs. They demonstrate proficiency with core duties involving the preparation of computer generated requisition forms, the receipt, distribution, and retrieval of all materials for staff and student athletes, and maintaining current inventory for all assigned sports. Work is assigned at the task level and performed under supervision.

The Assistant Equipment Room Manager position exists to provide a high level of program support to all assigned Intercollegiate Athletic Sports and to assist in achieving a nationally recognized program both on and off the field in a manner that meets all guidelines set by the University of Virginia, the ACC, and the NCAA. Responsibilities include: preparing computer generated requisition forms for all assigned sports; receiving, distributing, and retrieving all materials for staff and student-athletes; maintaining student-athletes' property records in accordance with NCAA rules and regulations; and maintaining a current inventory for all assigned sports. The incumbent will also assist the Director of Equipment Room Operations in determining individual sport equipment needs for budget meetings.

Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain an inventory of all athletic equipment and keep accurate records of issuance of equipment to student athletes, coaches, and staff.

  • Provide laundry service for athletic clothing and uniforms.

  • Pack, store, and unpack athletic equipment and clothing for home and away games.

  • Determine proper storage methods and identification. Oversee the assignment of student athlete lockers.

  • Clean and maintain equipment. Repair damaged equipment when necessary.

  • Meet with sales representatives on new and existing products.

  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Anticipated Starting Salary: $31,200 per year. This is a fulltime, nonexempt (overtime-eligible) position, which is eligible for the University's benefits package.

  • Education: High School diploma or GED is required. A Bachelor's Degree is highly preferred.

  • Experience: Some related Athletics equipment room experience is required. Experience in equipment room operations for a collegiate Football program and utilizing sideline communications is highly preferred.

  • Licensure: A valid driver's license is required; CDL preferred. Athletics Equipment Manager's Association certification (E.M., C.) preferred.

Please do not forward any applicant materials directly to staff of the Department of Athletics, as only applications received through this system will be considered. Applications will be accepted until June 13, 2021. The successful candidate will pass a background check. PROCESS FOR INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs,” and search for 'Assistant Equipment Room Manager (Football).’ Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address). PROCESS FOR EXTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: Please visit UVA job board, search for Requisition R0025035, complete the application and attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address). Please note that multiple documents must be uploaded in the "Resume" box. Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration. For information regarding the position or the application process, please contact Michele Jarman at

Physical Demands: Work is performed in the distribution of sports equipment, assisting on practice fields, in team laundry room, packing and unpacking uniforms and equipment.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.




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Job No:
Posted: 6/4/2021
Application Due: 6/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time