Director, Equipment Services (Basketball) | Wake Forest University

Job Description Summary

Coordinates and administers all aspects of operations for the Miller Center Basketball Athletic Equipment Room. Primary responsibilities include serving as Director of Equipment Services responsible for the purchasing, fitting, issuance, and maintenance of athletic equipment and apparel for assigned sport programs. Specifically, responsible for the equipment operations of the men’s and women’s basketball programs. Assists with the recruitment, hiring, assignment, and management of the Student Manager program. Coordinates all aspects and information contained on the Equipment website. Position may frequently require evening and weekend hours. Job Description

Essential Functions:

Promotes the philosophy and objectives of the intercollegiate athletics program, to include adhering to all departmental policies and procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of the University, the NCAA, and the ACC. Supervises the day-to-day operation and security of the Athletic Equipment Room in Miller Center. Responsible for practice and game day operations at the Dave Budd Gymnasium, Shah Basketball Complex and the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum Complex. Prepares annual budget; adheres to Nike contract, reviews, and approves invoices for payment, submits purchase requisitions and obtains purchase orders; monitors expenditures to adhere to annual budget. Negotiates pricing with vendors to ensure adherence to budget restraints. Maintains external vendor relations; provides direction and information; resolves concerns. Ensures security of athletics equipment and equipment room in the Miller Center, Shah Basketball Complex and Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum Complex. Maintains key inventory and key pad access. Issues and collects keys as appropriate. Conducts inspections of property and facilities; reports irregularities to appropriate athletic maintenance staff. Coordinates practices and games to include packing, transporting, and preparing equipment for both home and away games for designated sports. Ensures equipment support for visiting teams and officials. Coordinates purchase, receipt, storage and maintenance of all athletic equipment and uniforms to include inventory, verifying and documenting receipt of equipment and supplies, and grades equipment for usability for assigned sports. Purchases, fits, issues, and maintains equipment and uniforms for assigned sports. Coordinates laundry room operations in the Miller Center. Adheres to policies and procedures regarding the distribution of equipment for any designated sport as may be assigned, to include fitting and issuance of equipment. Coordinates with the Head Coaches and/or designated staff member in the selection of equipment and supplies. Creates designs and concepts for team and coaching apparel. Assists with the coordinates the processes for interviewing and hiring potential student workers. Conducts interviews for potential student workers. Coordinates the work schedules and responsibilities of student workers for team practices, games, and events for the designated sports. Assists with the organization and direction of all student worker meetings during the academic year. Prepares agendas and discusses any pertinent information with all student workers. Coordinates with Athletics Communications to continually update the Equipment Room website. Ensures that content is current and all appropriate forms and information are easily accessible. Performs other related duties as assigned