Equipment Assistant–Rutgers University

Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting TitleEquipment Assistant
Posting Number22TM0730
OverviewThe Rutgers Division of Intercollegiate Athletics sponsors 24 intercollegiate sports, comprised of 14 women’s and 10 men’s programs, that compete at the Division I level. The Scarlet Knights are members of the prestigious Big Ten Conference, the nation’s premier academic and athletic conference, after officially joining the league on July 1, 2014. Known as “The Birthplace of College Football, Rutgers hosted Princeton on Nov. 6, 1869 in the first intercollegiate football game, with RU earning a 6-4 victory.
Posting SummaryRutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Equipment Assistant for Rutgers Football. Duties include but are not limited to; laundry, ability to lift heavy objects ; supervising student-workers; ability to effectively communicate with coaches, administrators and student-athletes.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:Receive, store, repair, recondition, clean, issue, collect and inventory all athletic clothing & gear for the University Football team.This position is responsible for the time keeping of daily practices for the Head Football Coach. This responsibility is of the utmost importance to ensure the football team is compliant with NCAA rules of allotted practice time.Operation of the department vehicle for delivery and pick up of items needed for the football team. This also includes delivery of all receiving packages for all of the Athletic teams housed in the Hale Center.Game day setup, home and away, practice field duties and inventory control. As well as, additional duties assigned by the Equipment Manager and Assistant Equipment Manager.
Position Status
Hours Per Week30
Daily Work Shift
Work Arrangement
Position Salary50,112
Payroll DesignationPeopleSoft
Terms of AppointmentTemporary Staff Appointment – Salaried 12 Month


Minimum Education and ExperienceRequires a Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.Requires up to two years relevant experience in an administrative function, good communication and interpersonal skills, and computer literacy.
Certifications/LicensesUse of personal vehicle in order to travel for business demands; a valid driver’s license would be required for this position.

Preferred Qualifications
Required Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesStrong multi-tasking skills are needed for this position in order to fulfill an important role needed by the Head Football Coach.
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work EnvironmentMust have the ability to work a flexible schedule, including evening, holiday and weekend hours.
Special ConditionsClean Driving Record

Posting Details

Posting Open Date09/01/2022
Posting Close Date09/21/2022
Open Until FilledNo
Special Instructions to ApplicantsAll applicants must complete and attach in the “Applicant Document” section under “Affirmation of Association with a Prospective Student-Athlete Form” the Affirmation of Association with a Prospective Student-Athlete form (provided in the link below)
Regional CampusRutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location CampusBusch (RU-New Brunswick)
Location Details

Pre-employment ScreeningsAll offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.Immunization RequirementsUnder Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals, if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate’s offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity StatementIt is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address:

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience as a student equipment manager or prior equipment management experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Have you completed and attached the Affirmation of Association with a Prospective Student-Athlete form?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Affirmation of Association with a Prospective Student-Athlete Form

Optional Documents

  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. List of Professional References (contact Info)

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