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Equipment Specialist

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Position Information

Working Title Equipment Specialist
Classification Title Administrative Analyst/Specialist - Ex I
Job Summary

The Equipment Specialist (Administrative Analyst/Specialist Ex I) works under the general supervision of the Designated Athletics Administrator to oversee the day-to-day operations of the Broad Field House equipment room. The incumbent is 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 eight 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 save money. 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 two or more student assistants.

FLSA Exempt - This position is covered by health benefits, and is exempt, (not eligible for overtime compensation) according to the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Classification Salary Range

$3,897.00 – $6,453.00 monthly

Hiring Range $3,897.00 - $4,014.00 monthly
Salary Grade/Range 2
Step N/A
Is this position Hourly or Intermittent? No
Regular or Temporary Regular
Full Time or Part Time Full Time
Pay Plan 12
Work Hours Monday- Friday hours may fluctuate between 6am-8pm, evenings and weekends as required.
Department Information

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

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
1. Demonstrated ability to develop and implement policies and procedures within the constraints of a large organization
2. Ability to conduct research and analysis (e.g., best practices, inventory needs, costs, etc.)
3. General knowledge of athletic equipment and supplies (e.g., for an intercollegiate sports program) including maintenance, care, equipment life-cycle, and inventory
4. Strong organizational skills with working knowledge of inventory management and control
5. Knowledge of and ability to comply with all safety practices and regulations
6. Ability to provide lead work direction and training to others, as well as prepare work schedules
7. Working knowledge of financial recordkeeping and procedures
8. Ability to develop cost analysis and projections
9. Strong communication (verbal/written) and interpersonal skills
10. Ability to work a flexible schedule as needed
Physical Requirements
11. Ability to frequently move up to fifty (50) pounds of athletic equipment and supplies throughout the work area and/or deliver to different venues

Conditions of Employment:
Valid driver’s license and maintenance of good driving record for occasional driving.
Ability to pass a criminal background check.

Preferred Qualifications

12. Experience purchasing and/or maintaining inventories of athletic supplies and/or equipment
13. Experience working in an NCAA athletic department
14. Knowledge of state (public institution) procurement processes
15. Athletic Equipment Managers Association certification

Physical Demands
Required Licenses/Certifications

Valid driver’s license and maintenance of good driving record.

Is Background Check Required Yes
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.

Eligibility Verification

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. at the time of hire.

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.
Conflict of Interest

The duties of this position include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate will be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest when they first occupy the position, an on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.

California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

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.

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Posting Detail Information

Posting Number AS0237P
Number of Vacancies 1
Open Date 02/28/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Priority Review Date 03/14/2018
Special Instructions to Applicants

For questions regarding this search, contact:

Contact Name Employment Services
Contact Phone 916-278-6326
Contact Email

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select the highest level of education obtained.
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Doctoral or Professional Degree
    • Some college
    • None of the above
  2. * How many years of related work experience do you have?
    • 10 or more
    • 5 to 10
    • 3 to 5
    • 1 to 3
    • Less than 1
    • No Experience
  3. * Please tell us about your professional aspirations and how you think working in Athletics as the Equipment Specialist will help you to achieve those aspirations.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please describe a time when you had to communicate professionally in a stressful/hostile situation.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please describe a circumstance where you have effectively neutralized a stressful situation.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents