Athletic Equipment Attendant I (Emergency Hire)

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

Working Title: Athletic Equipment Assistant 

Classification Title: Athletic Equipment Attendant I

Position Details 

Emergency Hire - Temporary position lasting at most 90 days with an option of being extended to 180 days.

Position Summary

Under the general direction of the Equipment Specialist, the incumbent is responsible for the day-to-day operations of an equipment room for athletic teams. The position provides support for coaches and student athletes, as well as administrative staff.  Duties within the equipment room include, but not limited to equipment maintenance, repair, and inventory. Proper fitting of apparel and safety equipment for student-athletes per AEMA guidelines is also required.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

CSU Classification Salary Range: $ 3,338.00 - $ 4,634.00 per month

Hiring Range/Rate: $19.25 - $21.12 per hour

Salary Grade/Range:  1

Time BaseHourly-Intermittent 

Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm with occasional need to work hours outside of these to meet operational needs 

Department Information 

The program of Intercollegiate Athletics is organized and conducted as an integral part of the total educational program of the University. Academic excellence and athletic accomplishments go hand in hand at Sacramento State. There are three separate and
unique missions in this program: to contribute to the educational objectives of the University; to provide a healthy, competitive athletic experience to individual student-athletes; to serve as a public relations vehicle within the community.

The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics offers both academic courses and an intercollegiate athletics program. Academic courses offer the opportunity for individuals to gain knowledge and understanding in a particular area of expertise related to intercollegiate athletics.

Sacramento State has made a strong commitment to the achievement of national excellence at the NCAA Division I level. It also is committed to maintaining an equitable program between men and women.

Sacramento State has made a strong commitment to the achievement of national excellence at the NCAA Division I level. It also is committed to maintaining an equitable program between men and women. Intercollegiate Athletics are members of the Big Sky,
Big West, Western Athletic Conference, Mountain Pacific Sports Federation and American Athletic Conferences.

Minimum Qualifications 

Knowledge and Abilities:

Working knowledge of or ability to learn quickly the name and type of athletic equipment and clothes used in physical education classes; ability to compare names and numbers rapidly and accurately; ability to post and keep simple records; ability to sort, maintain and inventory supplies; ability to mend and do simple sewing by hand and machine; ability to work well with others; ability to read and write at a level appropriate to the duties of the position.


Special Qualifications:

Possession of or ability to obtain an American Red Cross First Aid Certificate.

Required Qualifications 


  • Experience laundering and maintaining athletic equipment. Proper fitting of protective equipment for athletes.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience documenting and maintaining records pertaining to athletes, maintenance, ordering/inventorying, as well as safety protocols.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships and provide excellent customer service to a variety of customers.
  • Working knowledge of the procedures and protocols regarding equipment management in regards to athlete safety/protection. 
  • Ability to compare names, numbers, and records associated with that individual athlete and keep accurate records of the equipment checked out to each individual. 
  • Ability to keep simple records, sort, maintain, and inventory supplies.
  • Ability to mend apparel and do simple sewing by hand or machine.
  • Ability to provide lead work direction to student assistants in the absence of Equipment Specialist.

Work Schedule:

  • Ability to work flexible hours to meet operational needs including holidays, weekends and evenings.
  • Ability to travel to away competitions, as needed.


  • Certified through the Athletics Equipment Manager Association (AEMA) or certifiable within 1 year of hiring.

Conditions of Employment

  • Ability to successfully pass a background check.

Preferred Qualifications 

  • One (1) year working within the collegiate athletics setting working with multiple teams.

Required Licenses/Certifications 

  • Possession of or ability to obtain an American Red Cross First Aid Certificate.
  • Certified through the Athletics Equipment Manager Association (AEMA) or certifiable within 1 year of hiring.

Documents Needed to Apply


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:

Per the CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, it is strongly recommended that all California State University, Sacramento employees who are accessing office and campus facilities follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indications.

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

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

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 . 
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 United States. California State University, Sacramento is not a sponsoring agency for staff and management positions (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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