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Equipment Manager - Alumni

Providence College
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 30, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time
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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 publications.

Posting Details

Position Title Equipment Manager - Alumni Overview
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. Essential Duties:
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 Center.

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. Marginal Duties:
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 training
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
• Computer literate Physical Demands
• Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time
• 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 keyboard
• Communication skills using the spoken word
• Ability to see within normal parameters
• Ability to hear within normal range
• Ability to move about Employee Status Full Time Union Status Shift: If other, please enter regular schedule. EEO Statement
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.
Requisition Number AS505P Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have experience in an NCAA Division I environment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * What are your current salary requirements?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation

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