POSITION VACANCY August 1, 2023
Johns Hopkins University is a private institution that was founded in 1876. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,256 and is
located in Baltimore, Maryland. The campus consists of 140 acres. Johns Hopkins was ranked 9 th in the 2021 edition of Best Colleges
by US News and World Report.
Centered on a departmental mission of “Be More” Hopkins Athletics and Recreation is in a period of fast-paced progress and building
on its strong foundation. The department is committed to the core tenants of competitive success, student-athlete experience, and
developing strong community connections within the greater Baltimore/Maryland region. This new chapter includes investments in
state of the art athletic and recreation facilities, innovative programming and partnerships, mental and physical well-being, and
strengthening the connections between holistic student development and the professional world. Hopkins invites applicants to apply
for the position of:
ATHLETIC EQUIPMENT ASSISTANT
Department of Athletics and Recreation
Part-Time, 12-Month, Non-Exempt, Hourly, Administrative Staff Appointment
Department: Athletics / Division: Homewood Student Affairs
Level: Casual / Salary Range: $17/hr FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Hopkins Athletics is multidivisional department with 22 programs competing at the NCAA DIII level and two
programs (men’s and women’s lacrosse) competing at the NCAA Division I level (BIG 10 Conference). The
department also hosts a variety of robust recreational activities such as club sports, intramurals, and fitness
The Hopkins Athletics department seeks an innovative, forward thinking individual beginning ASAP. The
Athletic Equipment Assistant must execute within the framework of a best in class equipment room at Johns
Hopkins University. Hopkins encourages inquiries from candidates who value professional and personal
development and will actively contribute toward a culture of inclusiveness within both the department and
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist with distribution, retrieval and fitting or equipment and apparel for student athletes
Record keeping of issued/returned equipment and apparel to student athletes
Assist in all aspects of stocking and inventory of athletic equipment, apparel, and uniforms
Oversight of equipment room student staff
Assist in managing laundry operations for teams and staff
Assist in maintenance and repair of all athletic equipment and apparel for safe and effective
Ensure that all daily equipment and uniform needs are properly administered and provide all necessary
reporting and documentation
Day-to-day problem solving of athletic equipment issues
Adhere to NCAA, conference, and university rules, policies and procedures
Communicate regularly with Athletic Equipment Manager and other departmental staff
Other duties as assigned
ATHLETIC EQUIPMENT ASSISTANT
High School Degree Required, Bachelor’s preferred
Minimum of 1 year in equipment operations
Strong written and verbal communication skills required
Must be able to lift 50 (fifty) pounds regularly during the course of a day.
Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time
Familiarity with sports a must
Evenings and weekends required
Current AEMA certification preferred
The Athletic Equipment Assistant is directly supervised by the Athletic Equipment Manager. This position has
significant interactions with faculty and staff, students, alumni, and other outside constituencies.
General office, athletic facility, and campus environment. The position will require work outside and in
inclement weather. Position involves sitting, although frequent movement is necessary. Walking, standing,
bending, twisting, and occasional lifting is required. Computer usage involving repetitive and/wrist motion is
required. The position will be a part-time, fiscal year appointment, with frequent evening and weekend work
required throughout the year with those dates determined by a supervisor.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Operates on turf, grass, gymnasium, and equipment storage rooms. General open office and campus
environment. Position involves sitting, movement, and occasional lifting up to 50 pounds in coaching and
training situations. Frequent travel and early morning/evening/weekend work is required.
A review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please send resumes to Phil Junis at
Johns Hopkins does not discriminate in its educational programs or employment on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual
orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or military or veteran’s
status. JHU is an equal opportunity employer and operates in accordance with federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination.
JHU complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities.
Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to JHU Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights.
For more information about the University, please visit our website: www.jhu.edu .