Rider University, an NCAA Division I institution and member of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) invites applications for an anticipated opening for a Coordinator of Events and Equipment Manager. Reporting to the Associate Director of Operations & Facilities, this individual will manage games/events for all athletic programs and serve as the point of contact for visiting teams, officials and security in the absence of the Associate Athletic Director. Individual will: assist in the management, administration and supervision of all athletic facilities which require evenings and weekends; supervise and train student event staff; work closely with departmental and other University constituents to prepare all home venues for competition; coordinate maintenance and distribution of uniforms and equipment for 20 Division I athletics teams including the laundering of uniforms and practice gear, sizing of equipment, and billing athletes for outstanding equipment; inspect all incoming supplies and goods while maintaining an efficient inventory system; and hire, train and supervise equipment room staff (student workers).
The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.
Rider University has been included as one of the nation’s best universities by US News & World Report and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its “Best 386 Colleges” in the nation. Both publications have ranked the University favorably in their respective surveys for more than a decade.
Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity.
Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree with a strong interest and knowledge of college athletics along with an interest in pursuing a career in college athletic administration. Individual must also: be organized and have the ability to juggle multiple events through strong planning; communicate, manage, and motivate student workers; and communicate with coaches, student-athletes, student workers, and fans in order to provide quality service and quality experiences. A valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record is required.
About Rider University
Rider University is home to 20 (10 men’s and 10 women’s) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I teams. We are also a member of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC), Eastern Wrestling League (EWL) and Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC); and have active club and intramural sports programs.