Equipment Manager

  • The Miami FC
  • Miami, FL, USA
  • 08 Jan, 2021
Full time Stadia & Operations

Job Description

About the Club
The Miami Football Club is Miami’s longest-tenured professional soccer club, owned by Silva International Investments owner Riccardo Silva. Ahead of the 2020 season, the club joined the United Soccer League's The Championship, one of the most successful professional soccer leagues in the world, reaching a population of more than 84 million and fueling the growth of the game across North America.


Prior to joining the USL, The Miami FC played in the North American Soccer League (NASL) during its first two years and achieved a historic season in 2017, winning the Spring Season and Fall Season Championships, along with breaking several modern day NASL team and individual records. In 2018, the club began play in the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) and dominated its competition on its way to three trophies, including the NPSL National Championship. Similar success followed in 2019, defending the NPSL National Championship before joining the inaugural NISA Showcase where they were crowned East Coast Champions in November 2019.

About the position
Miami FC is currently searching for an Equipment Manager to oversee equipment and kit responsibilities for the first team.  This individual manages and oversees athletic and sports equipment maintenance for the club.  The ideal candidate will have experience in a similar role at the collegiate Division I or professional level. 

Responsibilities
  • Order and maintain inventory of all team equipment
  • Organize and clean locker room equipment and common areas
  • Maintaining a positive working relationship with facility staff
  • Available to players and coaching staff before, during and after training sessions to assist with needs
  • Assist coaching staff with daily training sessions
  • Daily laundry operations for training and game apparel
  • Preparing for home and road-game trips, including travel with the team
  • Plan and implement a strategy for successful setup of locker room facilities on gamedays
  • Prepare game uniforms for players and staff
  • Plan and implement a packing strategy for all road games
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
  • Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
  • Knowledge of athletic, mechanical, and electronic equipment, supplies, and/or uniform repair.
  • Maintenance skills are a plus
  • Organizing and coordinating skills.
  • Ability to lead, train, and functionally supervise staff and other employees.

Qualifications
  • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that is above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis. High school diploma or GED; at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Knowledge of USL and soccer landscape is preferred
  • Knowledge of Spanish language is a plus
  • Valid driver’s license with excellent driving record
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • The ability to work well within a group environment
  • The ability to multi-task and complete multiple jobs at once
  • Strong knowledge of heat pressing sports uniforms
  • Must be able to lift/move equipment to 50 lbs 
  • Must work all Miami FC home matches and travel with the team on all road trips
 

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