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Date: Dec 5, 2018

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Assistant Supervisor Athletic Equipment

Department of Athletics

University of Cincinnati


The University of Cincinnati (UC), Department of Athletics seeks applications for an Assistant Supervisor Athletic Equipment to work in the Equipment Management unit. This is a full-time position, hourly, with a comprehensive benefits package. 

The successful candidate will be expected to coordinate athletic equipment for certain Olympic Sports including evaluate, order, repair, and maintain inventory. Duties include but are not limited to:


  • Analyze and prepare equipment,
  • Oversee purchasing of athletic equipment. Consult with coaches to establish equipment needs, and develop short and long-term purchasing plans. Evaluate and recommend the replacement of athletic uniforms and equipment based on national safety standards.
  • Negotiate with vendors and establish pricing and terms for contracts.
  • Monitor proper use of University logos on athletic apparel in accordance with licensing regulations. Work with vendors and agencies to resolve logo and licensing issues.
  • Supervise the issuance and storage of uniforms and equipment. Develop issuance and return schedules and schedule staffing levels. Coordinate equipment transportation.
  • Supervise and train staff in maintaining proper laundry procedures. Ensure that OSHA guidelines pertaining to laundry procedures are followed. Supervise maintenance of laundry machinery.
  • Represent the department at University, local and national meetings and committees.


Minimum Qualifications:   Bachelor degree with one (1) year of experience; - OR- Associate degree with three (3) years of experience; - OR- five (5) years of experience. Experience must be in athletic equipment maintenance or management. Must be eligible for certification by the Athletic Equipment Managers Association.


The position often requires evening and weekend hours.


Interested candidates must apply online at (Req Id 35533). Online applications must include a curriculum vitae, and cover letter explaining your credentials and the contributions you have made towards diversity and inclusion. Review of applications will start on December 21 and continue until the position is filled.


The Cincinnati Bearcats compete at the highest level of intercollegiate athletics as a member of the American Athletic Conference. UC fields 19 varsity teams with over 500 student-athletes supported by almost 200 full-time staff on the award-winning UC campus in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Bearcats have won six national championships and 80 conference championships during its proud history. Numerous luminaries and Olympians have worn UC's red and black through the years including hall of fame legends Sandy Koufax, Oscar Robertson and Jack Twyman. UC student-athletes achieved a record breaking GPA of 3.328 in the Spring 2018. A semester GPA of 3.0 or higher was achieved by 66% (fall) and 76% (spring) of the student-athletes in the 2017-2018 academic year. And 50 student-athletes achieved a perfect 4.0 GPA in the Fall 2018 for a school record. For more information on UC Athletics, visit

The Department of Athletics is committed to comprehensive excellence in the pursuit of creating positive academic, athletic and social experiences for our student-athletes. We strive for victory and will represent our university with pride. Guided by the principles of integrity, respect, determination and excellence, we stand as one team, together in all we do.


This position will be a professional position paid at an hourly rate.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 35533


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