Position Classification Description

Position Class Code / Title: Y4002 / Athletic Equipment Manager
Recruitment Tier: Tier 1
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Grade: 09

This is a description of a Staff Position Classification. It is not an announcement of a position opening. To view descriptions of current openings, please go to UNMJobs and Search Postings to view positions that are currently accepting applications.

The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels characteristic of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and prerequisites applicable to individual positions that have been so classified.


Manages and oversees the maintenance of athletic and sports equipment for one or more of the University's various intercollegiate athletic sports programs. Coordinates and maintains gyms and/or other sports facilities as appropriate.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Oversees the coordination of day-to-day sports activities and the maintenance of sports facilities.
  2. Determines needs and generates purchase orders to acquire athletic and sports equipment.
  3. Establishes, maintains, and reconciles uniform and equipment inventories, and oversees the maintainance of all inventory records for the program.
  4. Oversees uniform and equipment distribution and retrieval at practices and on game day.
  5. Oversees and coordinates all game day equipment preparations and setup for games.
  6. Ensures that all uniforms and related apparel and equipment are maintained in a clean and serviceable condition.
  7. Oversees and coordinates the work of lower level athletic equipment staff and/or students engaged in the day-to-day performance of related activities.
  8. Serves as Campus Security Authority as outlined by the Clery Act.
  9. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED; at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
  • Knowledge of athletic, mechanical, and electronic equipment, supplies, and/or uniform repair.
  • Records maintenance skills.
  • Knowledge of university accounting procedures involving procurement, travel, and/or employment.
  • Organizing and coordinating skills.
  • Ability to lead, train, and functionally supervise staff and/or student employees.

Conditions of Employment

  • CPR Certified.
  • Compliance with all NCAA rules and regulations is required in this position.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  • Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.
  • Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.

The University of New Mexico provides all training required by OSHA to ensure employee safety.

Revised Date: 03/20/2017