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Athletic Set-up/Housekeeper

Apply now Posting Number: 493212
Type of Position: Full-time
Location: Poughkeepsie, NY
Categories: Service

Position Title:

Athletic Set-up/Housekeeper


Athletic Facilities

Job Summary:

The Department of Athletics at Marist College seeks applications for an Athletic Set-up/Housekeeper. Reporting to the Associate Athletic Director for Facilities and Operations, the Housekeeper provides housekeeping and set up support to the Department of Athletics for various practices, games, and events.

Minimum Qualifications:

Experience in the use of a variety of large-scale cleaning equipment, machinery and supplies required.

Essential Functions:

  • Operates heavy motor driven cleaning equipment
  • Sets up bleachers, tables, chairs and athletic equipment
  • Sets up floor coverings
  • Cleans bathrooms, toilets, locker rooms and team rooms
  • Cleans offices, vacuums and shampoos carpets, removes rubbish
  • Strips, wet mops, waxes and dust mops floors
  • Washes walls, windows and cleans furniture
  • Receives, moves and store equipment and supplies
  • Removes snow from entrances of buildings
  • Responsible for the safekeeping and preservation of equipment   and supplies
  • Responsible for locking and securing rooms and buildings
  • Responsible for reporting damaged or lost equipment or supplies
  • Capable of heavy lifting
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of all phases of game set-ups (basketball, football, volleyball, etc.) and some knowledge of equipment room set-ups and basketball hoops (2 tons) preferred.

Required Application Documents:

Resume, Cover Letter, & 3 Professional References

About the Department:

A conference leader in athletic and academic success, the Marist College Department of Athletics sponsors 23 Division I sports that compete in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) and the Pioneer Football League (PFL – Football Championship Subdivision). In its history, Marist is the MAAC all-time leader in conference championships and overall Commissioner’s Cups, an award that celebrates overall excellence and athletic achievement. The Red Foxes have led the conference in MAAC Academic Honor Roll for 17 straight seasons.   

About Marist College:

Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River and at its Florence, Italy campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist educates approximately 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,200 adult and graduate students in 53 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees, and also Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs. Marist is consistently ranked among the best colleges and universities in America by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 386 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (3rd Most Innovative School/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. Marist’s study abroad program is ranked #2 in the nation by the U.S. State Department’s “Open Doors Report” and has also received the Senator Paul Simon Award for First Year Abroad programs in Italy and Ireland. Marist’s Joint Study partnership with IBM, which began in 1988, has brought the College the kind of world-class technology platform typically found at leading research institutions. To learn more, please visit

Type of Position:



Local 200

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Work Schedule:

Thursday - Monday, 10:15 PM - 7:00 AM (Tuesday and Wednesday OFF)

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Marist College Main Campus

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Equal Employment Statement:

Marist College is committed to creating a diverse workforce on our campus by ensuring that barriers to equal employment opportunity and upward mobility do not exist here. To this end, the College will strive to achieve the full and fair participation of minorities, women, people with disabilities, and any other protected groups found to be under represented.

Equal opportunity means employment, development, and promotion of individuals without consideration of race, color, disability, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, or veteran status unless there is a bona fide occupational requirement which excludes persons in one of these protected groups. The College will review its employment policies and procedures to ensure that barriers which may unnecessarily exclude protected groups are identified and eliminated. The College will also explore alternative approaches if any policy or practice is found to have a negative impact on protected groups.

Marist's policy of non-discrimination includes not only employment practices but also extends to all services and programs provided by the College. It shall be considered a violation of College policy for any member of the community to discriminate against any individual or group with respect to employment or attendance at Marist College on the basis of race, color, disability, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other condition established by law.





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