Equipment Operations Manager–Fresno State University

Compensation and Benefits

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range: $5,373.33 per month

This is a full-time, exempt, at-will position. This position is not eligible for remote work pursuant to Fresno State’s remote work guidelines and the CSU policy requiring that all work be performed within the State of California.

The Fresno State Athletic Corporation provides a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision plans, participation in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), and sick and vacation time. A summary of benefit information can be found here (under Athletic Corporation header). Athletic Corporation employees are at-will.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Assistant Athletic Director for Equipment Operations, the incumbent will be responsible for managing and supervising the daily operation of the equipment department. This includes but is not limited to, all ordering, budgeting, issuing, collecting, equipment maintenance-repair and laundry, an recording all information in regard to equipment in accordance with all Athletic Corporation, Conference, and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) rules and regulations. This position has a flexible work schedule, some evenings, weekends and holidays are required. Travel with assigned sports team will be required.

Key Qualifications

  • Current Member of the Athletic Equipment Managers Association
  • Current Athletic Equipment Managers Association certification.
  • Experience working with computerized Inventory program.
  • Strong knowledge of NCAA and college football rules as they apply to equipment
  • Knowledge of procurement practices and principles
  • Knowledge of inventory control and maintenance
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to:
    • Work a flexible schedule including nights/weekends
    • Exercise professional independent judgment and discretion
    • Advise coaching staff with the selection of team apparel and equipment
    • React effectively and quickly to crises and maintain a professional demeanor in a high stress and fast-paced environment
    • Work effectively with individuals from diverse ethnic, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds and project a professional attitude


To view the full list of qualifications and job responsibilities, please click the Position Description button above.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution
  • Minimum of three years full-time experience in the management of an athletic equipment room at the Division One level

Application InstructionsApplications received by November 16, 2022 will be given full consideration by the search committee. Applications received after that date will be forwarded at the request of the Hiring Manager and/or search committee.

Please click “Apply Now” to complete the employment application for California State University, Fresno. Interested applicants must complete the application and attach the following: 1) their most recent resumé/vitae, 2) a cover letter that addresses their specific qualifications and interest, and 3) contact information for three professional references.

Fresno State

California State University, Fresno is one of 23 campuses in the California State University System. The University’s mission is to boldly educate and empower students for success through our values of Discovery, Diversity and Distinction. The current student population is more than 25,000, including a large percentage of students with diverse and culturally rich backgrounds. The University serves the San Joaquin Valley while maintaining deep involvement with the state, nation, and across the globe.

Metropolitan Fresno, with a multi-ethnic population of over 527,000, is located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley. The campus is within driving distance of Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks, San Francisco, Los Angeles, the Monterey Peninsula, beaches, sailing, lakes, and numerous ski resorts. Fresno boasts one of the most reasonable housing markets in California and offers a wide array of locally grown fruits and produce.

Equal Employment Opportunity Information

California State University, Fresno is committed to maintaining and implementing employment policies and procedures in compliance with applicable state and federal equal employment opportunity laws and regulations. Executive Orders 1096 and 1097 prohibit discrimination, harassment, and retaliation on the basis of a protected status: race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex (including gender identity), sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition and covered veteran status. Fresno State’s commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring, and retention. We are proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

Vaccination Interim Policy

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 [email protected].

Supplemental Information

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with California State University, Fresno. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Fresno State has identified as sensitive.

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 CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

This position may be a “designated position” under the California State University’s Conflict of Interest Code. This will require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within six (6) months of assuming office and every two (2) years thereafter.

Fresno State is a tobacco-free, smoke-free and vapor-free campus.

Fresno State is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions. (e.g. H1-B Visas)

Advertised: 03 Nov 2022 Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled

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