University of Texas Rio Grande Valley ATHLETICS EQUIPMENT COORDINATOR in Edinburg, Texas

Scope of Job

To supervise and coordinate all aspects of equipment, including, but not limited to, planning, ordering, receiving, and ensuring proper use of athletics equipment within the parameters of the department and university purchasing and inventory control guidelines.

Description of Duties

  • Purchases equipment by following the UTRGV purchasing procedures while working in consultation with the head coaches.

  • Proposes and implements equipment and apparel policies and procedures, as well as ensuring the proper use of all equipment.

  • Creates and maintains database system for managing the distribution of equipment to student athletes, coaches and other department staff.

  • Coordinates with the senior associate athletic director for external operations to ensure logo and word marks on apparel comply with department branding standards and institutional guidelines.

  • Plans budget for equipment operations and uniform purchases as directed by the senior associate athletic director for business and operations.

  • Oversees the organization, distribution, collection, repair, and storage of all equipment as necessary.

  • Supervises the laundering of uniforms and equipment.

  • Leads assigned staff in laundry details, game procedures, equipment repair and other tasks deemed necessary.

  • Coordinates the transportation of equipment for all away games.

  • Performs equipment maintenance to ensure safety and expected performance. What kind of equipment?

  • Hires, trains, supervises, and manages temporary staff to aid in functions related to equipment operations.

  • Responsible for coordinating the embroidery and screen printing of uniforms.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in sports administration, sports management, or other related field.

Preferred Education

Master’s degree from an accredited university in sports administration, sports management, or other related field.

Working Conditions

Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Exposure to outside environments, hot, dry, wet, and cold. Some travel and weekend work may be required. Ability to read and understand label instructions on chemicals. Duties may involve the lifting and moving of heavy objects, stooping, crawling, climbing, reaching, and other activities requiring physical excretion.


Knowledge of practices and procedures used in equipment management and maintenance, including the use of tools. This position will be subject to a pre-employment physical.

EEO Statement

UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth *Gender *Ethnicity/Race

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (956)665-8880 and/or

Additional Information

UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

Posting Number: SRGV3470


Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Edinburg, Texas

Department: Athletics

FLSA: Exempt

Supervision Received: General supervision from assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given: Direct supervision of assigned staff.

Licenses/Certifications: None.

Required Experience: Two (2) years of working in an athletic department or equipment management.

Preferred Experience: N/A

Equipment: Use of standard office equipment.

Physical Capabilities: N/A

Employment Category: Full-Time

Minimum Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Posted Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Position Available Date: 06/13/2018

Grant Funded Position: No