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Equipment Specialist

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Work type: Staff
Location: Sacramento
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Athletics, Temporary, Full Time

Equipment Specialist

Administrative Analyst/Specialist Exempt I

Posting Details 

Priority Application Date (Posting will remain open until filled): Wednesday, May 25, 2022, 11:55 pm PST

Hiring Preference

Eligible on-campus applicants in California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) Bargaining Units 2,5,7, and 9 will be given first consideration in the recruitment.

Position Summary

Under the general supervision of the Associate Athletic Director for Facilities & Operations, the Equipment Specialist is responsible for ensuring the timely and accurate ordering, receiving, embellishing, invoicing, and delivery of team apparel, shoes and equipment purchased from the designated vendor/s or manufacturer/s.  The Equipment Specialist is also responsible for coordinating maintenance of team apparel, including daily laundry of practice and game apparel and gear, travel apparel, and equipment. This position coordinates issuing of and tracks team-specific apparel and equipment issued to student athletes.

The incumbent is also responsible for researching best practices related to equipment safety, evaluation of current processes and systems related to the maintenance, ordering, inventory, and distribution/collection of apparel and equipment for the intercollegiate programs served by the Equipment Room. The incumbent is expected to develop and implement operational processes, procedures, and systems related to equipment and supplies that maximize efficiency and resources. The incumbent represents the Equipment Room and works closely with coaches and vendors to meet the ongoing equipment needs of the designated teams. The Equipment Specialist provides lead work direction to one full-time employee and hires and supervises student assistants and interns.

FLSA: Exempt

CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,897 - $7,051 per month 

Hiring Range: $3,897 - $7,051 per month, commensurate with candidate's education, experience, skills and training

Salary Grade/Range:  2

Recruitment TypeRegular

Time BaseFull-Time

Pay Plan 12 months 

Work Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM with hours occasional need to work hours outside of these to meet operational needs and travel. 

Department Information 

Under the general supervision of the Associate Athletic Director for Facilities & Operations, the Equipment Specialist is responsible for ensuring the timely and accurate ordering, receiving, embellishing, invoicing, and delivery of team apparel, shoes and equipment purchased from the designated vendor/s or manufacturer/s.  The Equipment Specialist is also responsible for coordinating maintenance of team apparel, including daily laundry of practice and game apparel and gear, travel apparel, and equipment. This position coordinates issuing of and tracks team-specific apparel and equipment issued to student athletes.

The incumbent is also responsible for researching best practices related to equipment safety, evaluation of current processes and systems related to the maintenance, ordering, inventory, and distribution/collection of apparel and equipment for the intercollegiate programs served by the Equipment Room. The incumbent is expected to develop and implement operational processes, procedures, and systems related to equipment and supplies that maximize efficiency and resources. The incumbent represents the Equipment Room and works closely with coaches and vendors to meet the ongoing equipment needs of the designated teams. The Equipment Specialist provides lead work direction to one full-time employee and hires and supervises student assistants and interns.

Minimum Qualifications 

Entry to this classification requires general knowledge and skills in the applicable administrative and/or program field with a foundational knowledge of public administration principles, practices, and methods. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor's degree and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs.

Required Qualifications 

Experience

  • Experience ordering, purchasing, tracking and/or receiving products/inventory
  • Experience in a Division I Intercollegiate Athletics Department
  • Experience providing lead work direction

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to analyze problems, develop solutions and implement procedures within the constraints of a large organization
  • Ability to conduct research and analysis (e.g., best practices, inventory needs, costs, etc.)
  • Knowledge of athletic equipment and supplies (e.g., for an intercollegiate sports program) including ordering, embellishing, maintenance, care, equipment life-cycle, and inventory management and control
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and multi-task effectively
  • Ability to interpret and implement standard and specialized safety and operational policies and procedures
  • Ability to provide lead work direction and training to others, as well as prepare work schedules
  • Proficiency in operating standard office equipment and using standard office software (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Ability to perform business math, expenditure tracking, budget projections, reconciliations and cost analysis
  • Working knowledge of financial recordkeeping and procedures
  • Strong communication (verbal/written) and interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain effective working relationships and provide excellent customer service to internal and external constituents
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Demonstrated strong commitment to inclusion and diversity including but not limited to differences in ethnicity, national origin, race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification and ability.

Physical & Work Schedule Requirements

  • Ability to frequently move up to fifty (50) pounds of athletic equipment and supplies throughout the work area and/or deliver to different venues
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule as needed

Conditions of Employment

Ability to pass a background check.

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent training and experience
  • Knowledge of state (public institution) procurement processes and software
  • Working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations related to equipment and fiscal management
  • Athletic Equipment Managers Association certification

Required Licenses/Certifications 

N/A

Documents Needed to Apply

Resume and cover letter. Failure to upload the required documentation may result in disqualification

About Sac State

Sacramento State is located in the heart of California’s capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State’s 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: “As California’s capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to student successdiversity, equity and inclusioncommunity engagementphilanthropy, and campus safety.  

As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued.  Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.  

To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page.

Background Check Disclaimer  

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position. One variation of background check required could be a LiveScan screening, which involves submitting fingerprints at a certified LiveScan Service Center.

COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information:

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to hr-empservices@csus.edu

Out of State Employment Policy

Sacramento State University, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees (up)on date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States. 

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit https://www.csus.edu/administration-business-affairs/internal/your-hr/benefits/reasonable-accomodation.html. 

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit https://www.csus.edu/compliance/hr-compliance/mandatory-dhr-training.html . 

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification: 

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at https://www.csus.edu/clery . 
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

Eligibility Verification  

Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency (i.e. H-1-B Visa). 

Note to Applicants:

Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.

 

 

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