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Title: Equipment Manager

Position Summary

Duke University is seeking two (2) qualified candidates for the equipment manager position. The Athletics Equipment Staff is responsible for the issuance, maintenance and upkeep of the equipment and apparel for 27 varsity sport programs, club sports, intramurals, and various other athletic departments. This position will work closely with student athletes, coaches, staff and vendors. The Equipment Manager will provide athletes with the necessary equipment and apparel required for competition and practice. The sport focus include but not limited to women’s basketball, baseball cross country and track and field, and wrestling. Additional responsibilities will be determined by the Director of Athletic Equipment.


Qualifications include an undergraduate degree; experience using industrial laundry washers and dryers; experience with laundry chemical set ups and operations; an understanding of an inventory system and the Nike Gameday Site. This position must be able to lift 75 pounds, have a valid driver’s license, and be able to work nights and weekends.

Essential Functions:

· Provide laundry services for the athletics department.

· Distribute clean laundry to student athletes, staff and coaches.

· Provide after hour assistance for competition, practice, and events.

· Assist other staff members with daily assignments and projects.

· Order athletic equipment and apparel for designated sports and departments.

· Inventory athletic apparel and equipment and distribute to proper departments.

· Place orders and successfully budget team allotments on Nike Gameday Site.

· Assist with set up for athletic competitions and practice.

· Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletic Equipment.

How to Apply:

Interested Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three references online at for Requisition Number 124644. For more information on Duke University Athletics please go to:

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, or disability. Duke Athletics has a strong commitment to Affirmative Action and is actively seeking to increase the racial and ethnic diversity of our staff.

Required Minimum Qualifications


Work requires analytical, communications and organizational skills generally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree program.


Work requires one year of experience in equipment management or event OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE management.

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.




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Posted: 6/8/2021
Application Due: 8/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time