Hockey Operations Coordinator 3334BR Intercollegiate Athletics Student Affairs
Professional Area: Professional/Administrative Employment Category: Parttime Staff Job Function: Athletics, Sports and RecreationWage Band: 115H
Department/College Description The Center for Intercollegiate Athletics is committed to providing an outstanding student-centered athletic experience through the relentless pursuit of academic and athletic excellence. We do so within the context of integrity and respect. Our exceptional staff strives to create an unrivaled experience that fosters the intellectual, physical, social, and emotional growth of our student-athletes in order to prepare them for success beyond RIT and to be leaders in the global community.
The Center of Intercollegiate at RIT sponsors 22 NCAA Division III sports for men and women. The University also offers Division I programs in the sports of men's and women's ice hockey. RIT is a member of the NCAA, Liberty League, the Atlantic Hockey Association and College Hockey America.
Detailed Job Description GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Hockey Operations Coordinator is responsible the daily operations and equipment for the division I ice hockey teams. The duties include management of team supplies and equipment, organizing all aspects of team operations, advisement of student-athletes, pursuit of personal and professional development activities and other duties as assigned by hockey staff and administration. The position reports to the Assistant Director of Intercollegiate Athletics/Ice Hockey Operations.
Oversee and organize the management of team supplies and equipment
Supervise the usage of team supplies and equipment
Manage all daily skate maintenance (Sharpening, riveting etc.)
Maintain accurate equipment inventories
Project accurate equipment and supply needs
Operating the equipment operation within industry safety standards
Be aware of the physical demands of the student-athletes (protective aspects)
Complete safety and liability reviews of protective equipment
Research new and cutting edge technology as it relates to equipment
Arrange of repair of all equipment
Establish relationships with local and regional vendors
Assist with the procurement processes and implement cost effective purchasing processes and guidelines
Organize all aspects of team operations
Develop and implement daily itineraries for team trips
Bid and secure adequate hotel accommodations
Act as liaison with host institution
Planning and ensuring that all team meals meet necessary dietary restrictions
Serve as team liaison with transportation service.
Advisement of student-athletes
Serve as a positive role model for the student-athletes
Develop and maintain effective communication with team members
Develop and implement fair and equitable lockeroom and equipment policies
Supervise and coordinate hockey student managers on a daily basis.
Pursuit of personal and professional development activities
Maintain a working understanding of NCAA rules and regulations
Develop a network of public relations activities, such as camp and clinic work
Establish and cultivate a positive relationship with alumni
Maintain active memberships in professional organizations
Pursue formal and informal educational activities.
Other duties as assigned by hockey staff and administration.
Required Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in management or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum two years experience working with hockey equipment including skate sharpening.
Excellent interpersonal skills required with ability to interact effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds, ability to set priorities, handle multiple tasks/demands simultaneously, work independently, be detailed oriented, and maintain confidentiality.
Preferred Qualifications Skate profiling
Required Application Documents Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References
How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
Additional Details The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu.
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the Great Colleges to Work For. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
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