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Graduate Assistant – Equipment Operations

Post University is currently accepting applications for the role of Graduate Assistant – Equipment Operations to join our growing team.

POST UNIVERSITY’S STORY:

Post University is a world class, non-traditional learning institution with over 100 years’ rich tradition in making career goals and aspirations become a reality for countless students from across the United States and over 40 different countries.  Our growth history is based on retaining passionate professionals who treat students and each other with amazing service.  Our business model is simple – “We Make It Personal!” and “We CARE!”

The Post success story is based on our daily journey wherein each associate lives, thinks and behaves “outside the box” of traditional solutions or cultures.  Post University is a family of the best and brightest trail blazers, inspired by our routine way of life – bold, disruptive, and fun!  We are singularly focused difference-makers in the classroom, in the communities we serve, and the non-profit charities we support!         

JOB SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Director of Equipment Operations, the Graduate Assistant for Equipment Operations is responsible for assisting in the management of the day-to-day operations of the equipment room. The GA will assist in the ordering, distributing, fitting, repairing, budgeting and laundering of all sports program equipment and apparel. This individual will assist in the overseeing of the ordering/inventory control process for all 22 intercollegiate athletic sport programs at Post University. This individual will also assist with all aspects of contest management.

Essential Functions: Develop and maintain a system to facilitate standard inventory reports for the division of Athletics and Recreation, including for purposes of NCAA compliance, gender equipment and University requirements. Fitting, issuing, and repairing sport program equipment and apparel. Coordinating all Department of Athletics equipment ordering and exchanges, including working directly with our apparel representative. Assist with preparing requests for proposals/bids and analyzing bids and proposals and selecting vendors that meet the quality and fiscal requirements of our department. Hire, train, schedule and manage work-study students, interns, and student managers. Exhibiting the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and the Department of Athletics Code of Ethics and rules. This is an unpaid opportunity that offers 100% graduate tuition minus applicable fees. 

Additional duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics and/or Director of Equipment Operations/Assistant Director of Contest Management.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Communicate with administrators, coaches, and student-athletes on a daily basis. Excellent oral and written communication is necessary. Basic math skills with the ability to prepare requests for bids. Strong attention to detail. Demonstrated ability for problem solving. Ability to stay calm in stressful situations. Ability to react quickly to unforeseen immediate demands. Ability to prepare written bids, and fit/repair equipment and apparel. Ability to use computer-based programs.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and 1-2 years of professional experience in equipment room management or an equipment room setting. Must be accepted into one of the Post University graduate programs.

Preferred Qualifications: 2+ years of equipment experience. Experience managing inventory process and apparel contracts.

Work Schedule Varies

Post University requires, as a condition of employment, that all new hires and employees have or obtain the Covid-19 vaccination and booster, and provide proof of same unless an exemption or deferral is approved.

As a member of our Post University team, the individual will share in a 131-year tradition of helping people achieve their personal and professional goals. Located in Waterbury, Connecticut, Post University has a vibrant campus and an excellent online program. Founded in 1890, Post University is a student-focused, career-driven university committed to providing students with the knowledge, personal skills, and experience required to be leaders in their chosen fields

Interested candidates should forward cover letter, resume, and three references to Post University Associate Experience.

Disclaimer: This opportunity may be withdrawn and/or amended.

POST UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER that employs in compliance with all applicable laws. We do not discriminate because of sex, sexual orientation, age, race, color, religious creed, marital status, national origin, ancestry, disability, handicap or other legally protected status. Equal access to programs, service and employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and job interview process should notify the Director of Human Resources, Post University.

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