University of Arkansas – Fayetteville Assistant Football Equipment Manager in Fayetteville, Arkansas
Posting Number NC1793P
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Working Title Assistant Football Equipment Manager
Position Number 13931
Department Equipment Room
About the University
Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation’s top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,600 students with 200+ academic programs. U of A students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent all 50 states and 120 countries.
The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation’s strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life. Arkansas is a natural wonder of forests, mountains and lakes framed by picturesque rivers and streams. Some of the best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are a short drive from campus.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.
About the College/Department
The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of Arkansas sponsors 19 varsity sports programs (eight men’s and 11 women’s). These 19 programs include more than 460 student-athletes who participate in the various sports programs annually within the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA). As the only mascot of its kind in college athletics, the Arkansas Razorbacks, also known as Hogs, compete in the NCAA’s Division I (FBSin football) and are a current member of the Southeastern Conference in the Western Division. The mission of the Razorback Athletic Department is to assist in the development of student-athletes to their fullest potential through intercollegiate athletics.
Department Home Page www.arkansasrazorbacks.com
Job Type Staff
Summary of Job Duties
The Assistant Football Equipment Manager assists with equipment operations for football. This position ensures football student-athletes are properly outfitted with functioning equipment; fiscal responsibility is employed in all aspects of equipment operations; and all University,NCAA, andSECregulations are followed.
Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.
Minimum Qualifications: Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education in Sports Management or related field
Athletic Equipment Managers’ Association (AEMA) certifiable within one year
At least two seasons of experience working with Division 1 football equipment operations (internships and graduate assistantships are applicable)
At least one year of experience working with Power Five football equipment operations (internships and graduate assistantships are applicable)
Experience operating CoachComm Tempo system
Experience operating CoachComm X system
Experience with developing and implementing policies, procedures, and internal controls
Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)? Yes
If yes, please specify Athletic Equipment Managers' Association (AEMA) certification
Masters degree from an accredited institution of higher education in a related field
Experience making buying decisions and ordering team apparel
Experience usingACSInventory management system
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
Knowledge of Division I intercollegiate athletics andNCAAequipment regulations
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple and concurrent tasks
Physical activities associated with this position
The following physical activities are associated with the position and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All individuals are encouraged to apply.
Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
Physical Conditions The employee is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside., The employee is subject to extreme cold. Temperatures typically below 32 degrees for periods of more than one hour. Consideration should be given to the effect of other environmental conditions, such as wind and humidity., The employee is subject to extreme heat. Temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour. Consideration should be given to the effect of other environmental conditions, such as wind and humidity., The employee is subject to noise. There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above ambient noise level., The employee is subject to vibration. Exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities or whole body., The worker is required to function in narrow aisles or passageways., The employee is subject to hazards. Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts or vehicles, electrical current, working in high places, exposure to chemicals, biological, radiological or hazardous materials., The employee is subject to work in close quarters (i.e. narrow aisles, crawl spaces, shafts, manholes, small enclosed rooms, sewage and line pipes) and other areas that could cause claustrophobia.
Work Schedule Variable (schedule may vary based on department needs)
Overtime Eligible No
Is this position weather/event essential? If yes, the employee in this position will report to work at the scheduled time when the University is closed due to inclement conditions. Yes
Work Location/Building Fayetteville Campus - Athletic Department
Benefits Eligible Yes
Appointment Percent 100
Types of Background Checks Required Criminal felony and misdemeanor and national registered sex offender check, Drug Screening
Pre-employment Screening Requirements
The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
Posting Detail Information
Future Open Date
Close Date 04/02/2020
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Start Date
Anticipated End Date (for temporary appointments)
Recruitment Contact Information
University of Arkansas Human Resources
All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A’s employment system at jobs.uark.edu. Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.
Special Instructions Summary
Hiring Location 222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Internal Posting No
Work Location Fayetteville, AR
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
*Do you have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education in Sports Management or related field?
*Are you currently Athletic Equipment Managers’ Association (AEMA) certified or will you be certifiable within one year?
*How many seasons of experience do you have working with Division 1 football equipment operations (includes internships or graduate assistantships)?
Less than one season of experience
At least one season but less than two seasons of experience
Two seasons or more of experience
*How many years of experience do you have working with Power Five football equipment operations (includes internships or graduate assistantships)?
Less than one year of experience
One year or more of experience
*Do you have experience using CoachComm Tempo systems?
*Do you have experience using the CoachComm X system?
*Do you have experience with developing and implementing policies, procedures, and internal controls?
*Do you have a master's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in a related field?
*Do you have experience making buying decisions and ordering team apparel?
*Do you have experience using ACS Inventory management system?
Documents Needed to Apply
Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Proof of Veterans Status
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.