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Women's Hockey Equipment Manager

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 27, 2023

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

Minimum $46,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Job Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Head Coach for Women's Hockey, act as the Equipment Manager for a Division I Women's Hockey program in accordance with NCAA, WCHA and University rules and regulations.

As the sole Equipment Manager, typical responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: Order, maintain and repair hockey equipment including but not limited to sizing, skate sharpening, radius techniques and laundering. Other duties as assigned.

The most qualified candidates must perform all the above duties while ensuring that the program strictly adheres to all NCAA, BigTen, WCHA and University recruiting guidelines. This person will also have the responsibility to maintain and develop the women's hockey equipment budget.

Responsibilities: Manages inventory and maintenance of athletic equipment, works directly with vendors to select and obtain appropriate equipment. May supervise equipment room personnel for a competitive intercollegiate athletics program in support of fielding a competitive team fostering a positive student-athlete experience and maintaining regulatory compliance.
  • 15% Serves as a subject matter expert and liaison to internal and external stakeholders and vendors providing information and representing the interests of the unit
  • 25% Assists with training and monitoring of equipment fit and use and makes change recommendations to ensure safety and compliance with established rules and regulations
  • 25% Develops, implements, and executes procedures and/or schedules for equipment order, distribution, storage, cleaning and repair to ensure that daily operations and procedures for athletic programs runs efficiently
  • 25% Serves as primary point of contact for staff and student-athletes regarding equipment options and provides technical information
  • 10% Audits equipment inventory levels and maintenance schedules
Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

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Bachelor's Degree


- Minimum of 1-3 years of collegiate and/or professional hockey experience is required.
- Knowledge of NCAA, BigTen, WCHA, and University policies preferred.
- Athletic Equipment Managers Association (AEMA) accreditation preferred.
- Ability to communicate effectively with diverse entities from student-athletes to alumni.
- The successful applicant must be able to develop and implement innovative approaches and solutions
- Work well independently and in teams; and be flexible in accepting new responsibilities.
- Extensive working knowledge of all aspects of hockey is considered an asset.
- Knowledge of purchasing and maintaining hockey equipment is preferred.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:


Additional Information:

Conditions of Appointment: This is a 100% Academic Staff appointment. Salary will be assigned within the appropriate range, commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience. An excellent benefits package is also included. Successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.

Unless confidentiality is requested in your online application, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.

UW-Madison conducts criminal background checks for final candidate(s).

How to Apply:

To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by no later than 11:55 p.m. CST, on the assured consideration date. Please complete the online application and attach a cover letter addressing your qualifications and experiences specifically relating to the responsibilities of this position, a comprehensive resume, and contact information for at least three professional references. The hiring unit will notify finalists prior to any communication with these references.

Applicants selected to participate further in the selection process will be notified directly. All applicants will be notified once a final selection has been made and the search has been completed.


Kayla Weisensel
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.

Official Title:

Athl Assistant Equipment Mgr(AT059)



Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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