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Equipment/Operations Coordinator (Part-Time) - Indiana Fever (Indianapolis · IN)

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Player Operations: Equipment Manager
Summary
The Fever Equipment/Operations Coordinator is a seasonal position that begins prior to training camp (April) and ends at the completion of the WNBA season (September) and is responsible for distributing and maintaining inventory for all equipment related to the Fever Basketball Team. In addition, this position hires, supervises and supervises the team attendants and the team attendant program. This position works with coaches for daily practice and game set up and needs, assists the visiting team with their needs for practices and games, and will travel with the team on the road as assigned! 



Essential Duties / Responsibilities
  • Responsible for all equipment including, but not limited to, player uniforms, practice gear, shoes, travel bags, etc. Also includes coordination of other supplies for the team such as drinks, basketballs, locker room needs, practice equipment, and other needs for players and coaches.
  • Responsible for the coordination and organization of transporting equipment/gear between multiple locations for practice and games in the Indianapolis metro area.
  • Responsible for the distribution and maintenance of player equipment including, but not limited to, daily laundry, laundry, and distribution of equipment on road trips, laundry for visiting teams, etc. This position also does all packing for the road trips.
  • This position is responsible for maintaining a system for the distribution of equipment to players and staff and then balancing this at the end of the season with an annual inventory. They work with the Director of Basketball Operations on reorders based upon a predetermined budget.
  • Works with coaches on daily practice needs for players and team practices at home and on the road. Runs a scoreboard/shot clock/keeps up with the schedule to be sure the equipment is there when needed (whistles, drinks, towels, cones, play-boards, etc.)
  • General upkeep and maintenance of player locker room.
  • Ensure there are always clean towels and other equipment available.
  • Assists with visiting team needs such as locker room needs, laundry, drinks, towels, and practice needs. And makes sure their locker room is set up accurately and stocked.
  • Meets visiting team upon arrival to practices and game day shoot-around by setting up the court and locker rooms prior to arrival.
  • Hire, lead, and supervise approximately 20 team attendants, including, but not limited to, recruiting, and hiring of team attendants, game assignments, designating specific job duties, and training on a regular basis.
  • Overseas daily responsibilities of the basketball operations intern.
  • Assist with team travel responsibilities such as loading of equipment, laundry, bus transportation needs and other needs that arise on the road.
  • Assist coaching staff with player workouts as needed.
  • Run errands outside the Fieldhouse as advised by coaching staff, basketball staff and athletic training staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements
  • Availability and willingness to work extended hours, including nights and weekends and be on-call whenever needed.
  • Ability to travel with team on long road trips.
  • Strong attention to detail required.
  • Work collaboratively with others.
  • Ability to take direction without follow up.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure.
  • Work independently without supervision, be self-directed and demonstrate initiative.
  • Strong organizational skills and time management skills.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks/projects.
  • Ability to show awareness and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule.
 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:
Four-year degree from a university preferred. Former Division 1 basketball student manager or professional basketball equipment manager highly preferred.
 
Computer Skills:
Proficient in Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and other related computer skills required.

Physical and Environmental Demands
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 



While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, move heavy objects, use a computer, use a 10-key calculator, use a telephone, speak, hear, and write.



While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the office work environment is usually moderate and the noise level in the Fieldhouse / game environment is usually loud. The stress level may become high during certain times of the year.



 

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, marital status, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



All applicants for full-time employment at Pacers Sports & Entertainment are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencing employment. Applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment will be required to produce proof of vaccination status prior to their first day of employment. 

Job Questions:

  1. Do you have experience handling equipment, laundry, or operations in Division 1 or Professional Basketball? If so, please elaborate.