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Manager, Hockey Equipment and Operations

Lindenwood University
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 10, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Student Affairs, Athletics, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Welcome to Career Opportunities at Lindenwood University. PLEASE READ: For all applications, please include your resume and cover letter. You may skip the “Quick Apply” page by simply clicking “Next” at the bottom of the page. When you arrive at the “Experience” page, you may upload all desired documents using the upload box labeled “Resume/CV.” This is the appropriate box to upload all documents.

Benefits of Being a Lindenwood Employee:
  • Employer-paid tuition benefits for bachelor’s (employee, spouse, and dependent) and master’s degree programs (employee and spouse only)
  • Tuition discounts for doctoral programs (employee only)
  • Comprehensive benefits plan: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, and retirement options
  • Paid holidays: MLK Jr. day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Juneteenth, Labor Day, Thanksgiving break (Wednesday – Friday), and winter break (Dec. 23 – Jan. 1)
  • Free lunch Fridays: LU employees are eligible for a free meal on Fridays at the Evans Commons Dining Hall or Spellman Dining Hall; Chick-fil-A and Qdoba included.
  • Professional development opportunities through the Lindenwood Learning Academy

Job Title: Manager, Hockey Equipment and Operations

Division: Intercollegiate Athletics

Evaluation Group: Staff

FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports To: Head Coach, NCAA Women’s Ice Hockey

Positions Supervised: N/A

Job Summary

The hockey equipment and operations manager assists the head coach with managing day-to-day functions of the hockey program, including, but not limited to equipment management, team travel, practice schedule, and any other area of responsibility.

Essential Job Functions and Performance Indicators

The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and level of responsibility that will be required of positions given this title. This job description shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Job Responsibilities and Execution
  • Oversees day-to-day operations of hockey program
  • Develops, monitors, and manages program/activity budgets associated with team travel and equipment
  • Arranges and executes contracts for all aspects of team travel, including, but not limited to logistics, hotels, transportation, meals, equipment, and game operations
  • Oversees team calendar and performs daily administrative duties
  • Inspects/maintains all player gear-related issues
  • Assists with recruiting efforts, potential student-athletes’ visits to campus, and planning on-campus recruitment activities
  • Compiles and maintains inventory and manages team budget for all hockey program equipment
  • Coordinates incoming team’s arrival and departure
  • Assists with game uploads (home and away)
  • Serves as the primary liaison to the College Hockey America (CHA) organization for all operations issues
Service Excellence
  • Supports the mission of the University and serves as an ambassador of the Q2 culture of service excellence
  • Models, supports, and holds others accountable to the University’s values – integrity, dedication, excellence, creativity, and teamwork
  • Assists with monitoring and support of student-athletes in the areas of financial aid, housing, and meal arrangements
  • Anticipates and proactively addresses all logistical needs of the hockey program
Communication, Teamwork, and Collaboration
  • Serves as the main hockey staff contact for other departments and campus units
  • Serves as the primary liaison to the University’s Athletics academic support staff, Athletics Compliance Office, Student Services Office, and Bursar’s Office
  • Collaborates with Student Support Services to ensure student-athlete health, safety, and well-being
Job may require other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications – An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience will be considered. Additional requirements may be designated by position.
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Playing and coaching experience preferred
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities – May be representative, but not all inclusive, of the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform this job competently.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures
  • Ability to use discretion and sound judgment
  • Proficient with video technology and software used to record/review game footage
  • Extensive knowledge of NCAA and CHA rules, policies, and procedures, including, but not limited to those rules related to non-coaching staff members with sport-specific responsibilities
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong collaborative skills
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with the community, faculty, students, and staff
  • Strong creative skills
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Highly developed analytical and organizational skills
  • Computer skills
  • Ability to develop student-athletes to compete at conference, regional, and national competitive levels
Work Environment – Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of this job’s functions.
  • Evening and weekend work
  • General office setting
Physical Abilities – The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform this job’s essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • Ability to work effectively at a computer for up to eight hours daily
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time
  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function
Equal Opportunity Employer

Lindenwood University is an Equal Opportunity employer. The University complies with appropriate federal, state, and local laws and provides equal employment opportunities and access to educational programs without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status to all qualified applicants and employees. Lindenwood University is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and dedicated to providing a positive discrimination-free educational work environment.

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