On Campus

Job Openings
Assistant Equipment Manager – Football (UCP IV)
University of Connecticut
Division of Athletics

The University of Connecticut is seeking applications for the full-time position of Assistant Equipment Manager for the sport of Football. The applicants responsibilities specific to the equipment area within the Football program will include, but are not limited to; assist in outfitting and equipping the team, coaches and staff on a daily basis; assist in the ordering receiving, inventory and maintenance associated with apparel and equipment used in the Football Equipment Room; assist in the supervision of the student managers, interns, equipment transportation company and game day communications technicians; assist in the design, ordering and proper product placement as it relates to Nike apparel and enforcement of proper use; assist in the fitting of all protective equipment, apparel and footwear to provide maximum protection and comfort; follow all necessary NOCSAE (National Operating Committee for the Standards of Athletic Equipment) guidelines related to reconditioning and recertification standards; work with Sport Medicine staff related to any special equipment needs that may arise; attend all practices and competition (home and away) along with all required training sessions through the year; handle all specific duties as assigned by the Director of Football Equipment; possess knowledge and understanding of compliance related to the NCAA and Conference rules as it pertains to competition, recruiting, equipment, and proper use of logos and trademarks, along with any other duties assigned by the Equipment/Facilities Manager - Athletics.

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in appropriate field or equivalent combination of training and experience; AEMA (Athletic Equipment Manager Association) certification or certification within one year from date of hire; knowledge of all types of athletic equipment and its proper use; knowledge of OSHA standards for blood-borne pathogens; ability to supervise and detail oriented; basic computer application knowledge; excellent interpersonal, organizational, teamwork and collaboration skills; ability to work flexible and irregular hours including weekend and some travel required.

Preferred Qualifications:  Three years’ student experience and one year post graduate experience in a Football Equipment Room at the FBS or NFL level.

Anticipated salary is low to mid- forties.

Candidates must submit letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to: http://www.jobs.uconn.edu. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.  (Search #2017654)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 PM eastern on July 7, 2017.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

Equipment/Facilities Manager - Athletics (UCP VII)
University of Connecticut - Division of Athletics

The University of Connecticut is seeking applications for the full-time position of Equipment/Facilities Manager for the sport of Football. The applicant’s responsibilities specific to the equipment area within the Football program and related facilities will include, but are not limited to:  supervise a staff that consists of full-time assistant and student labor, logistical staff associated with moving company, phone technicians who handle team sideline communications; oversee ordering, receiving, inventory, and maintaining equipment for the Football Equipment Room and related budgets for the Football program; equip all Football staff/athletes for daily practices, competition and travel; continually research and monitor innovations and upgrades to all Football equipment; use experience to work with new and existing safety devices of equipment and the protection as it pertains to equipment; ensure all protective equipment used passes NOCSAE (National Operating Committee for the Standards of Athletic Equipment) Reconditioning, and Recertification standards; properly fit all protective equipment, apparel, and shoes for the student-athletes to ensure that a safe and proper fit has been maintained; work closely with Athletic Training staff to provide any special protective requirements necessary; attend all Football practice related activities throughout the year; responsible for all Field Equipment and Football-related instruments (sleds, agility bags, goal posts, shields, footballs, etc.).  Manage all game day equipment-related setup for home and away football games including, but not limited to:  prepare all equipment functions for home and away games; pack truck with all equipment, medical, and video equipment/supplies; site setup; home bench/sideline; locker room; officials locker room; visitors bench/sideline setup; coordinate Equipment Transport to and from all home and away football games; handle all aspects for Nike related to apparel and equipment; maintain an inventory of all uniforms, equipment, apparel, and supplies in the Football Equipment Room; attend training sessions, conventions, and meet with manufacturing representatives in order to obtain knowledge of and continuing education on equipment trends and requirements in college athletics; work with non-Nike vendors in creating budgets and acquiring goods; knowledge of NCAA and American Conference rules/regulations as it pertains to equipment, logos, and trademarks; responsible for all shipping/receiving functions in the Burton Family Football Complex and the Shenkman Training Center; work with building staff to initiate all work orders related to maintenance and care of facilities as needed and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in appropriate field and a minimum of three years’ experience working in an athletic equipment room at the post-graduate level; AEMA (Athletic Equipment Manager’s Association) certification; knowledge of all types of athletic equipment and its proper use; knowledge of OSHA standards for blood-borne pathogens; supervisory skills; detail oriented; basic computer application knowledge; excellent interpersonal, organizational, teamwork and collaboration skills; willingness to work flexible and irregular hours including weekend and holidays.

Preferred Qualifications: Minimum two years’ experience overseeing the daily operations of a Football Equipment Room at the FCS, FBS, NFL level.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Candidates must submit letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to: http://www.jobs.uconn.edu. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.  (Search #2017669)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 PM eastern on July 7, 2017.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.