The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Athletic Equipment Coordinator. Under the general supervision of the Athletic Equipment Manager, assist in the overall management of the equipment and apparel needs for football and other assigned intercollegiate sport programs. Major job responsibilities include the researching and purchasing of all clothing and equipment for assigned UCLA sports teams, issuing equipment and apparel to student-athletes and coaches, and maintaining a thorough inventory of all goods for assigned UCLA sports teams. Responsible for safely outfitting the student-athletes for practice and competition. Adjust, rebuild and fit all protective equipment to insure maximum safety to athlete. Responsible for the packing and timely and efficient transportation of athletic equipment and competition wear for athletic contests and practices. Share in supervision and training of student managers and interns.
All applicants should demonstrate the following abilities: Time management skills necessary to navigate an ever-changing workload; prioritizing skills necessary to complete tasks properly as they present themselves or are assigned; ability to adjust to unique situations and scenarios often associated with sporting events; flexible work hours, including weekends and evenings; interpersonal skills to concisely communicate with university employees, vendors, and athletes; certified by the Athletic Equipment Manager's Association; working knowledge of proper general accounting principles and procedures; working knowledge of proper shipping and receiving procedures; working knowledge of proper inventory management; working knowledge of proper record keeping practices and procedures; working knowledge of the hiring and training policies of the University preferred; working knowledge of computer operations, inputting, and use of programs such as; Excel, Microsoft Office, Internet, File Maker Pro, and Access; general knowledge of NCAA guidelines that govern each of the twenty-five division one athletic teams; general knowledge of the guidelines in place by the National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment. (NOCSAE); ability to properly fit equipment in accordance to manufacturer recommendations and the guidelines in place by the NCAA, AEMA, and other governing bodies; ability to maintain and repair equipment in accordance to manufacturer specifications and the NCAA; possess a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience; ability to travel weekends with overnight stays; physical demands include: ability to lift, move and carry equipment up to 75lbs, ability to stand for long periods of time, ability to bend, kneel, reach and set up equipment, ability to drive motor vehicles and electric cart, vision, hearing and hand-eye coordination sufficient to set up equipment, ability to use a variety of hand tools, and ability to work outdoors under different weather conditions.
Expressions of interest must be received by July 31, 2015. All applicants must submit their cover letter, resume, references and salary history via the following website link: https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1401400174363. Search by requisition #22363. UCLA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.