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Brown University — Part-time Equipment Room Specialist

Job Description:

Brown University Athletics is seeking applicants for a part-time Equipment Room Specialist. Located in Providence, Rhode Island, and a member of the Ivy League, our intercollegiate athletics program consists of 34 varsity teams with approximately 1,000 athletes who participate within the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA-D1).

This seasonal position (August – May) will provide care, laundering and accurate inventory for all athletic equipment and uniforms during off-peak hours. Position will be required to work nights and weekends. This role will assist the Equipment Room team to service and satisfy the athletic equipment and apparel needs of varsity student-athletes, and Equipment Room operations. Job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist with inventory control system to log and track issued equipment
  • Assist with all inventory tracking as supplies are received;
  • Receiving, stocking and ensuring accurate inventory of all shipments
  • Assist in tracking of inventory, distributing, collecting, maintaining, fitting, laundering, and repairing athletic equipment
  • Ensure that all protective equipment meets the National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) specifications.

Entry into the applicant pool requires the following:

Associate’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience


  • Effective written & oral communication skills
  • Hand coordination to repair equipment
  • Experience with inventory control
  • Computer knowledge helpful
  • Valid driver’s license with experience driving a cargo van.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including some travel
  • Knowledge and understanding of, and commitment to compliance with, NCAA, ECAC, Ivy and University rules and regulations in regard to operations.
  • Demonstrated ability to support a community of diverse perspectives and cultures in an inclusive environment.  

All division employees are required to demonstrate exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to NCAA rules and regulations; the duties of the position are to be performed in compliance with all NCAA and Ivy League rules and regulations; and any rules violations on behalf of themselves or any knowledge of violations within the division are to be reported to the appropriate parties.  Employees in coaching positions are required to pass the NCAA Coaches Certification Test, maintain current AED/CPR & First Aid certification (certification is available at no cost through the Division), and attend all required divisional and/or NCAA training/education programs.

Background Check – Criminal, Education, MVR

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown.

Recruiting Start Date:

Job Posting Title:
Part-time Equipment Room Specialist

Athletics and Recreation

Grade 3

Worker Type:

Worker Sub-Type:
Seasonal/Intermittent (Fixed Term) (Seasonal)

Time Type:
Part time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Position Classification:

Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

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EEO Statement:
Brown University is an E-Verify Employer.

As an EEO/AA employer, Brown University provides equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation based upon a person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law, and caste, which is protected by our University policies.

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