Assistant Director of Equipment Operations–Illinois State University

Job No: 513912
Work Type: On Campus
Location: Normal, Illinois

Title: Assistant Director of Equipment Operations

Department: Intercollegiate Athletics

Campus Location: Normal, IL

General Summary

The Department of Athletics is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. ISU athletics recognizes that a diverse faculty, staff, and student body enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. Candidates, who have experience working with a diverse range of staff and students and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity, are especially welcomed to apply.

The Assistant Director of Equipment Operations provides specific and specialized equipment support to assigned sport programs. Handles all purchasing, receiving, issuing, returns, maintenance, and repairs of equipment for assigned sports. Is required to know and uphold University, Department, and State of Illinois policies and procedures surrounding equipment purchases and acquisition. For assigned sport programs, assists coaches in the development and monitoring of the equipment portion of the overall sport budget.

Required Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s Degree
  2. AEMA (Athletic Equipment Manager’s Association) Certification (at least within 1 year of hire)
  3. Working knowledge of repairing and maintaining athletic equipment & apparel.
  4. Ability to perform budgeting, purchasing, and inventory.
  5. Good interaction and communication skills, both oral and written
  6. Managerial capabilities

Work Hours

Core work hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m., nights and weekends frequently required

Functional Expectations

Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:
1. Effectively communicate on a daily basis.
2. Remain at a workstation for extended periods.
3. Move about in various locations across campus as needed to complete day-to-day work.
4. Ability to occasionally lift heavy objects.

Proposed Starting Date

July 2022

Salary Rate / Pay Rate

Pay is commensurate with qualifications and experience, combined with an excellent benefits package

Required Applicant Documents

Cover Letter
Reference List

PLEASE NOTE:  These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on “Apply”

Optional Applicant Documents

Transcripts-See Special Instructions to Applicants section for additional options
Certification of Retirement Annuity

PLEASE NOTE:  These documents may be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on “Apply”

Special Instructions for Applicants

Please fully complete the entire application including, but not limited to, the education and work experience portions. Please list all education and all jobs you have had. Do not leave gaps in employment. You must list all duties you performed in the job duties section (Phrases such as “See Resume” are not acceptable). Failure to follow any of these instructions may constitute an incomplete application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

The employment application NOT the resume/cover letter, will be reviewed to determine if applicant meets minimum qualifications. Please be complete in the duties and responsibilities section for each position listed.

A copy of your valid AEMA (Athletic Equipment Manager’s Association) Certification may be submitted prior to the application deadline. This copy can either be uploaded with your application or submitted via the options listed below.

Other documentation such as college transcripts (may be unofficial) must be faxed, mailed, delivered to Human Resources, or uploaded under optional documents prior to the posting close date. In order to be eligible for Veteran’s Preference points on the exam, appropriate military service documentation, such as a DD214, may be faxed, mailed, or delivered to Human Resources in order to receive the maximum eligible points:

Fax: 309.438.0011, Attn: Molly Buse
Address: Illinois State University
Human Resources
Campus Box 1300
Normal, IL 61790-1300

The Civil Service examination for this classification is based on your application materials. No participation other than submission of applicant materials is required from applicants that qualify to take the exam. If you meet the minimum required qualifications for this position, you will receive a score calculated based on your education and experience, and your name will be placed on the active employment register by exam score. After the application deadline, the names within the top three scores will be referred to the department for interview. This active register for this classification will be voided when the position is filled.

Contact Information for Applicants

Molly Buse
Human Resources
[email protected] 

Important Information for Applicants

This position is subject to a criminal background investigation based on University Policy 3.1.30 and any offer of employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.

Application Opened: 06/27/2022 08:00 AM CST
Application Closes: 07/11/2022 11:55 PM CST

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