Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic
liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic
excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive
Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant
experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education
institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed
to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social,
moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence
College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is
essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives
to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the
global environment in which we live and work.
The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s
capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational
offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally,
Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from
New York City.
For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S.
News & World Report
“Regional Universities – North
Category” and has been commended by several other ranking
Equipment Manager - Alumni
Manage all varsity athletic equipment and apparel under standards
established by the college and within NCAA guidelines. Provide
control for keeping equipment loss at a minimum. Operate as manager
of a vital support service and as the major adviser to coaches and
administrators on all equipment matters. Responsible for compliance
with all NCAA rules and regulations.
1. Manage all purchasing, distribution, tracking, and care of
assigned athletic equipment for the athletic department (with the
exception of Men’s & Women’s Ice Hockey). Propose and manage
annual equipment room budget. Determine and maintain continuous
inventory of equipment and apparel for every sport. Assist coaches
in setting a purchasing schedule, determining equipment needs, and
effectively using annual allotment dollars. Handle all purchase
orders, process invoices in a timely manner, and work
collaboratively with the Athletics Business office. Receive,
disperse, or store all deliveries. Maintain equipment inventory on
a computer-based software program.
2. Organize and maintain a system that provides for all laundry
needs, packing of equipment, and preparations necessary for
athletes prior to competition. Obtain practice and contest
schedules for logistical planning of trip needs. Determine
athletes’ individual daily needs pertaining to their equipment.
Explain the procedure for picking up and dropping off equipment.
Oversee laundry and packing operations. Manage service contracts on
all equipment in both Alumni Hall and the Ruane Friar Development
3. Determine the immediate and long-range staffing needs to manage
the equipment room operations. Manage the efforts of the staff in
that regard. Recruit, hire, and supervise work-study students.
1. Perform all other duties as required.
Education and Experience Required
• Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution
• Three years of experience as head equipment manager in NCAA
Division I program or equivalent combination of experience and
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
• Computer literate
• Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of
• Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction
• Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers
rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a
• Communication skills using the spoken word
• Ability to see within normal parameters
• Ability to hear within normal range
• Ability to move about
If other, please enter regular schedule.
Providence College does not discriminate against any person because
of race, color, national and ethnic
origin, sex, gender, except where gender is a bona fide
occupational qualification, sexual orientation,
gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran status, or
genetic information. The College will develop,
and from time to time update, an affirmative action program and
will insist on a good-faith effort on the
part of its employees to comply with the program. The College will
request and expect its agents and
those with whom it conducts its affairs to meet the commitment of
this important program.
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Documents Needed To Apply
- * Do you have experience in an NCAA Division I environment?
- * What are your current salary requirements?
(Open Ended Question)
- Cover Letter
- Letter of Recommendation