Assistant Equipment Manager–Christopher Newport University

Assistant Equipment Manager – 00399
CNU Athletics
Full-Time Classified/Non-Exempt
Pay Band: 2
Salary Range: $28,000 – $32,000

Posting Date: 05/03/22
Closing Date 05/17/2022

Departmental Objective:
To provide Christopher Newport University’s students with an outstanding intercollegiate Division III Athletics program.

Purpose of Position:
This position will assist the Athletic Equipment Manager in the efficient operation of the equipment room; fitting, repairing and maintaining athletic equipment; purchasing, issuing and inventorying athletic equipment; and setting up equipment for practices and games.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSA’s) and/or Competencies:

⎯ Knowledge of maintenance practices for protective equipment of all sports
⎯ Knowledge of laundry processes and proper chemical application
⎯ Knowledge and compliance with NCAA rules and regulations

⎯ Ability to be certified as an Equipment Manager by the Athletic Equipment Manager’s Association

Required Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent; Experience working with athletic equipment in a team-oriented environment.

Preferred Education and Experience:
College graduate with a degree in Sports Management or a related field; Prior experience working in an equipment room within an intercollegiate athletic department.

Conditions of Employment:
This position includes Commonwealth of Virginia and CNU employee benefits; selected candidate must attend 2-day New Employee Orientation Program.

Special Instructions Summary:
The University will make a reasonable effort to accommodate persons with disabilities in the application and/or interview process. Persons with disabilities who require accommodation should contact the Office of Human Resources by calling (757) 594-7145 or email
Christopher Newport University (CNU) will accept only online applications for all CNU employment opportunities (
Online applications must be received by midnight on the closing date indicated in a job announcement. Faxed, emailed, hand-delivered or mailed applications and attachments will NOT be accepted.
Christopher Newport University does not accept “See Resume” as a response to any question. Information on the application is the primary source used for screening the position. Failure to complete any section of the application may disqualify the application for further consideration. Applications should include complete work history, including periods of unemployment if applicable. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Applicants are welcome to use computers located in the CNU Human Resources Office to complete an application. The CNU Resource Room is located in the Office of Human Resources, 1st floor, CNU North Building at 301 Hiden Boulevard, Suite 101, Newport News, VA 23606. Computers are also available at public libraries and the Virginia Employment Commission.
State employees who have been affected by Policy 1.3 Layoff and possess a valid Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Card) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Card) must submit the card BEFORE the closing date for this position. The card may be scanned and attached to the application or faxed to (757) 594-7236. Please include your name and the position title and number on the fax cover sheet.
Search finalists are required to complete a CNU sponsored background check. After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States, which will be verified through the E-Verify system.
Christopher Newport University, an EO Employer, is fully committed to access and opportunity.

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