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Equipment Manager

Apply now Job no: 508055
Position Type: Staff
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: Athletics

About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern’s comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:

Reporting to the Head Equipment Manager, the Equipment Manager will be responsible for coordinating all equipment needs for the following sports: Men’s Soccer, Women’s Soccer, and Baseball, as well as general equipment needs for Parsons Field; additionally, will provide secondary support for winter sports equipment needs in Cabot Center.


These responsibilities include; maintaining updated inventory of all athletic equipment; forecasting equipment needs for future seasons; ordering equipment; distributing and collecting all athletic equipment to student athletes and coaches; basic maintenance of equipment throughout season; knowledge of equipment safety protocol; daily laundry; hiring and training student managers; game day set up and break down of any equipment and/or operational needs for the given event as well as being present during events for equipment repair or emergency issues. This position has extensive contact and interaction with coaches, administrators, and student-athletes and requires work on nights and weekends. The ideal candidate will be professional, ambitious, organized, internally driven and team oriented.


Qualifications: Bachelor degree required; up to 2 years of equipment management or related experience required. Strong organizational ability and excellent time management and communication skills; Knowledge of NCAA and CAA rules as well as NOCSAE standards are required.

AEMA certification or certification eligibility within 1 year required. Experience hiring, training, and managing student workers preferred.

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Additional Information:

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff.  Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other  characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see



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