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The Assistant Director for Olympic Sports / Equipment Services will manage and coordinate ordering, distribution, collection, cleaning, repairing, and inventory for all play and practice equipment and uniforms used by the Virginia Tech Olympic Sports teams. Position will supervise student equipment managers and graduate assistant(s) in the day to day operations of the Olympic Sports Equipment Room. Will liaison with senior and administrative staff and coaches on the equipment and uniform needs of our student athletes. Will demonstrate appropriate knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations pertaining to practice and competition equipment. This position reports directly to the Sr. Director of Equipment Services.
Master's degree and/or bachelor's degree in sports management or a related field with comparable sports equipment management experience.
Experience with procurement, issuance, and inventory of Division I athletic equipment.
Previous experience working directly with sport equipment vendors on apparel contracts, such as NIKE, Adidas, and/or Under Armour.
Experience fitting, issuing, and appropriate cleaning methods/procedures for equipment and uniforms.
Commitment to diversity.
Experience using online procurement software.
Supervisory experience with equipment and laundry services.
Experience using Microsoft Excel and Word.
Knowledge of NCAA compliance relative to equipment, especially uniforms and apparel.
Member of the Athletic Equipment Managers Association (AEMA).
Experience using Front Rush or similar computerized inventory system.
$42,000 to $46,800
The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.
About Virginia Tech
Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.
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