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East Tennessee State University

Title Code:    4072

Occ. Group:   

Assistant Equipment Manager

Expectations for All Employees

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:

PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential;
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
of people and thought is respected;
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.


Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in maintaining the daily operations of the equipment room; overseeing all equipment operations including, laundry, inventory, and event set-up; and performing other related duties as assigned.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Assists in the daily operation/functions of the athletic equipment room.

Assists in the purchase, distribution, storage, security and accountability of all athletic equipment.

Assists in the laundering of uniforms, practice gear, towels, and other materials used on a daily basis.

Assists in locker room breakdown for home/visiting teams.

Assists with team practices and games with assigned teams.

Assists in packing equipment for team travel.

Assists with event management for assigned sporting events.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of athletic equipment care and maintenance.

Knowledge of proper cleaning and care of athletic uniforms.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to move heavy objects and perform other physical tasks associated with athletic equipment rooms.

Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.

Ability to recognize different functions of equipment as used for each sport.

Ability to evaluate equipment for the best price.

Recommended Qualifications

Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. Graduation from a standard high school, some college preferred; and two years related work experience in a college/university athletic program.

  Date     Skill         Eval            
5/29/08     7         633021332

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. 

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