GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CLASS
The Athletic Equipment Coordinator works in an equipment room of a physical education
or athletic department and supplies athletes and other students with athletic equipment, clothing, and towels.
This is a single classification and not currently part of a series of classes.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Maintenance and Control. Typical tasks:
issues athletic equipment, such as volleyballs, baseballs, bats, basketballs, rackets, snorkels, clothing, towels,
locks, and baskets to athletes and other students; outfits athletes with equipment such as shoes and helmets, assuring
proper fit for comfort and safety; collects athletic equipment, clothing, towels, locks, and other issued items
at the end of games, at the end of an athletic season, or at the end of a school year; repairs and sanitizes baskets
and lockers and athletic equipment such as football protective shoulder pads and helmets; packs equipment for out-of-town
games and checks equipment onto airplanes or buses; travels with the team to away games.
- Controlling Inventory. Typical tasks:
orders athletic-related supplies and equipment through the business office or purchasing department; stocks adequate
amount of supplies and equipment on hand for use by athletes and other students, staff, trainers, and coaches;
records new equipment on the inventory recording system and keeps records of disposition of old, lost, or stolen
items; conducts physical inventory for all equipment annually and for all supplies and equipment every five years.
- Miscellaneous. Typical tasks: assigns
work to student workers, laundry workers, laborers, and/or other employees who work in the department; contacts
the physical plant for building repairs and checks to see that work has been performed satisfactorily; drafts proposed
annual budget for athletic equipment and supplies for review at higher administrative levels.
RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHERS
Employees in this class are in regular contact with athletes and other students,
faculty, trainers, and coaches in the process of issuing and collecting athletic equipment, clothing, towels, and
other issued items. Employees have occasional telephone contact with the business or purchasing department in the
process of purchasing athletic equipment and with the physical plant in arranging for building repairs.
Employees in this class receive general supervision from an administrative supervisor
or business manager. Work is randomly reviewed to assure services are being provided and equipment and inventory
records are being appropriately maintained.
Positions require the willingness to travel out of town for extended periods. Positions
require the willingness to travel by air. Positions require the willingness to work long hours and on weekends.
- Two years of experience in keeping stores and
stores records; OR
- An equivalent combination of training and