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

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.

Requisition Number




Work Schedule

Hours will vary by season.

Job Open Date


Job Close Date

Open Until Filled


Special Instructions Summary

EEO Statement

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.

Clery Act


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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 and gender identity and expression, genetic information, victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training at all levels of the employment. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Females/Persons with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.