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Colgate University Temporary - Athletic Equipment Assistant (no benefits) 10 month in Hamilton, New York

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Job Category
Casual Wage

Position Title
Temporary - Athletic Equipment Assistant (no benefits) 10 month

Full Time/Part Time
Part Time


Equipment Services

Department Statement
This is a ten-month, part time position. Operates and oversees chemical usage and machine program cycles of the commercial laundry facility, trouble shoots when necessary, contacts B&G or Vendor, if needed. This position reports to the Director of Equipment Services.

Must be able to attend Colgate home athletic events as assigned.
Disperses daily practice laundry and equipment, assists with the repair and maintenance of all sport-related apparel, gear and equipment.
Performs a variety of duties related to an intercollegiate equipment room, including periodic equipment inventories, inventory control, receiving, checking and recording shortages in daily UPS, deliveries per protocol.
Prepare and issuance of competition uniforms, locker room set up of both home and visitors for events.
Operation of sanitation type machines for equipment.
Other duties as assigned by the Director or Assistant Director of Equipment Services.
Responsible for day-to-day problem solving of athletic equipment.
Adheres to OSHA requirements and NCAA regulations to equipment safety.
Issues, collects and maintains computerized records of lockers and locks when appropriate.
Provides oversight and guidance of student workers when applicable.
Ability to work in weather elements as needed.


Professional Experience/ Qualifications
Must possess a valid driver's license in accordance with the university MVR policy.
Must possess ability to repair equipment and operate commercial laundry machinery.
Must be capable of proper usage and safety in basic power tools.
Must be capable of working collegially with a diverse group of constituents on a daily basis.
Must have exemplary record of work performance and attendance.
Proficient use of computer to include Microsoft Office.
Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve.
Ability to work as part of a team.
Ability to work nights and weekends as assigned.
Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

Preferred Qualifications
Prior experience in a college equipment environment highly preferred.

Requires high school diploma or equivalent.

Physical Requirements
Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

Other Information
Colgate University is committed to the principle of institutional control in administering its athletics program in a manner consistent with the NCAA, ECAC, and Patriot League rules. Each individual involved in the athletics division is obligated to maintain competency and knowledge of the rules, to act within his or her realm of responsibility in full compliance with the governing legislation, and to report any violation of NCAA, ECAC or Patriot League rules of which he or she is aware. The failure to do so can be grounds for your termination with cause.

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Work Schedule
Hours will vary by season.

Job Open Date

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions Summary

EEO Statement

Clery Act

The Campus Safety Department will provide upon request a copy of Colgate's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. This report includes statistics as reported to the United States Department of Education for the previous three years concerning reported: 1. crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Colgate University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus and 2. fires that occurred in student housing facilities. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security and fire safety, such as policies concerning sexual assault, life safety systems, and other related matters. To obtain a copy, contact the Campus Safety Compliance Manager via e-mail at . You may also access the report from the Campus Safety web page at: .

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Are you currently a Colgate employee?



Have you ever been a Colgate employee?



Are you at least 18 years of age?



Do you have a valid driver's license under Colgate University's MVR policy? Drivers shall not have exceeded two (2) "at-fault" accidents or violations within the last eighteen (18) months, had any violation in the past thirty-six (36) months for driving while intoxicated, driving while ability impaired by alcohol and/or drug, or reckless driving, had a license suspension or revocation in the past thirty-six (36) months. The University will run a Motor Vehicle check on the final candidate and regular checks will be made. \*



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It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.