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Reporting to the head coaches of the crew programs, the Rigger has oversight of all rowing equipment/vehicle maintenance. The Rigger also assists with facility maintenance, transports, and the purchase of special equipment. Responsibilities include: - Maintain and repair rowing shells and other rowing related equipment - Maintain and repair tow vehicles and boat trailers. - Maintain and repair coaches launches and outboard motors. - Assist with course repair and maintenance. - Assist with facility maintenance. - Assist with boathouse management and administrative needs. - Serve as point man for facility maintenance and repair. - Transport boats/equipment to training trips and events. - Purchase special equipment - Assist coaches as needed with rigging.

Requirements - Must adhere to Ivy League, ECAC and NCAA rules and regulations. - Woodworking, metalworking (including welding), basic background in electronics and familiarity with composite materials. - Ability to communicate and work successfully with coaches and students in four crew programs. - Lifting of heavy weight is anticipated. Applicant may need to lift 100 pounds or more on occasion. - The applicant must demonstrate the ability to make decisions and work with minimal supervision. - This position requires a valid driver's license. - Previous experience in an athletic environment.

The following tasks and skills that would be necessary for any person to fulfill while working as a Rigger in the Athletics Department:

-stand or walk 2-4 hours at one time for 6-8 hours per day; -sit for less than 2 hours per day; -operate a motor vehicle; -lift or carry up to 50 pounds occasionally (up to 33% of the workday) and in a range of motions from floor to overhead; -periodically (less than weekly), lift or carry up to 75 pounds occasionally; lift up to 75 pounds in a range of motions from floor to waist height; -push or pull using forces up to 50 pounds occasionally (up to 33% of the workday); -occasionally use hands for simple grasping, pushing, or pulling; -bend, squat, kneel, reach overhead, lift overhead, lie down, crawl, knee stand, or climb stairs or a ladder occasionally (up to 33% of the work day); -work outdoors in a variety of environmental conditions; -possess full range of body motions and physical agility.

Preferred: 1-3 years previous experience preferred.

The finalist will be required to successfully pass a background check including a drug test and a pre-employment physical.

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Sport Management and Recreation

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