• Full Time
  • New York, NY
  • This position has been filled

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Associate Athletic Director for Equipment Operations and Purchasing

Athletic Administration, Rose Hill

Fordham University


Fordham University has an excellent reputation as a dynamic institution located in New York City.  Founded in 1841, Fordham enrolls more than 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students in its 9 Colleges and Schools. 


Fordham University offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to its employees, which includes medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance.
We offer tuition remission for employees and their dependents 
A generous employer match towards a 403(b) retirement plan.
As a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), Fordham is considered a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, a federal program designed to forgive student loan debt for employees of certain public and certain nonprofit employers.
As part of its work-life balance program, the University provides generous PTO including 15 vacation days, 12 sick days, 2 personal days, 6 summer Fridays, and holidays that include paid time off between Christmas and New year.  
University employees have access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). EAP provides no-cost, professional, and confidential services, to help employees and family members address a variety of personal, family, life, and work-related issues.

Hybrid Policy:       

Please review the Hybrid Policy here.



Position Summary

Reporting to the Senior Associate Atheltic Director for External Affairs and Revenue Generation, the Associate Athletic Director for Equipment Operations and Purchasing manages and oversees the maintenance of athletic and sports equipment for all University intercollegiate sports programs.


This position requires frequent travel, as well as evening and weekend hours.


Essential Functions        

Manages and oversees the maintenance of athletic and sports equipment for 22 intercollegiate sports programs.
Establishes, maintains, and reconciles uniform and equipment inventories, and oversees the maintenance of all inventory records for the program with respect to the issue, purchase, distribution, repair, reconditioning and use of athletic and sports equipment.
Assumes oversight of the ordering, distribution, and retrieval of Nike apparel and accessories for student-athletes, coaches, athletics staff.
As a primary liaison with Nike representatives, this position will maintain a positive relationship and communicate regularly with numerous professionals at Nike headquarters.
Works closely with the coaching staff to determine needs and generates purchase orders to acquire athletic and sports equipment within budgetary allocations.
Oversees the fitting and necessary adjustments needed for uniforms and athletic equipment for practices and games.
Oversees and coordinates uniform and equipment distribution and retrieval at practices and on game days.
Supervises the transportation of athletic equipment to off-campus events for all away football games. Must attend all football practices, and home and away football games.
Oversees the proper set-up of equipment and uniforms for both home and away football games.
Responsible for the laundry operation by providing laundry service for practice apparel and uniforms.
Oversees the Assistant Equipment Manager.
Supervises, hires and trains a staff of work-study students.
Complies with all NCAA, Conference and University rules and regulations.

Essential Functions Note

This list is not intended to be an exhaustive list.

The University may assign additional related duties as necessary.


Management Responsibilities  

Supervises the work of other Fordham employees who are individual contributors. Responsible for hiring, training and developing, managing performance and administering corrective action. Has significant input in compensation decisions.


Required Qualifications: Education and Experience        

Bachelor’s Degree
Minimum 2 years’ of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Successfully passes and maintains AEMA Certification within one year.

Required Qualifications: Knowledge and Skills     

Must be extremely well organized and highly motivated with strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Must have strong computer skills and be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
Valid driver’s license
Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.

Preferred Qualifications 

Intercollegiate athletic department equipment room experience.

Minimum Starting Salary: $75,000


Maximum Starting Salary: $87,090


Note: Salary is commensurate with qualifications, experience, and skills.




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Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools.  It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United Kingdom. 


Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds.


Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories