Athletic Equipment and Facilities Worker— Penn State Athletics

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JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
 Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics (ICA), a Division 1 and Big Ten Conference Institution is
seeking candidates for the position of Athletics Equipment and Facilities Worker The position
will work in conjunction and report to the Director of Olympic Sports to ensure teams needs and
the equipment room needs are met on a daily basis.
Duties include:
 Dispense towels, athletic clothing and playing equipment from the stock room
 Assign baskets and locks to students in Required Physical Education classes, other
undergraduate and graduate students who request a basket, lock and towel
 Exchange daily towels and athletic clothing used by athletic team members and students in
classes
 Obtain and properly file identification cards of students who check out playing equipment
 Operate the alphabetic and numeric system used in the assigning of baskets and lockers
 Know class schedules, team practice times and special events
 Explain and interpret various policies and regulations regarding the use of the building
 Have equipment available at specific times; check out and in
 Record fees paid by students and faculty for locker and towels
 Direct the work of student workers; maintain work schedule
 Condition and make minor repairs to athletic equipment, as required
 Report major repairs to supervisor
 Receive and check new equipment against equipment orders; notify supervisor of receipt of
equipment; maintain inventory
 Pack required equipment for various Olympic teams when they are traveling; see that
equipment is put on bus or traveling vehicle; unpack, sort, and check equipment upon return
to campus; wash and dry clean equipment; report damage or shortages to supervisor
 Drive trucks to deliver equipment and supplies to athletic events
 Responsible for equipment during the game and returning same after the game

 Inspect and make minor repairs to special equipment and building facilities such as
adjusting cylinders, and repairing electric cords; report major repairs to supervisor
 Operate P.A. systems, be aware of proper tone control and voice levels
 Direct student help and prepare building for athletic events such as press area, erecting
bleachers, mats, baskets, platforms, chairs, treat floors, etc.; remove material and equipment
to proper storage places; clean floor
 Make secure class equipment storage area and varsity sport areas during working hours
 Wash and dry clothing and towels; deliver athletic equipment as required
 Perform other duties related or similar to the type described above
The ideal candidate will possess/demonstrate the following:
 Knowledge of athletic equipment and its’ proper use.
 Knowledge of NOCSAE and NAERA standards.
 Experience with laundry services for athletic teams.
 Ability to perform in a professional manner in a high pressure environment.
 Ability to multi-task and be flexible.
 Basic computer experience.
 Excellent interpersonal skills.
 Ability to keep detailed records.
 Ability to work flexible and irregular hours including traveling to all away games, weekends, and
holiday.
In addition, our preferred qualifications include:
• Olympic Sport Equipment Experience
• Experience with Nike (or other brand) ordering system.
• Experience with Sportsoft (or competitor) inventory control system.
• Knowledge of University branding, logos, and trademark regulations, as well as, conference and
NCAA rules as they pertain to recruiting, equipment and uniform logo requirement.
• Athletic Equipment Manager Certification within a year.

Job Requirements: Requires the use of commercial English, grammar and arithmetic such as addition,
subtraction, multiplication and division, including decimals and fractions; simple use of formulas, charts,
tables, drawings, specifications, schedules, wiring diagrams, together with the use of adjustable
measuring instruments, graduates and the like requiring interpretation in their various applications; or
the posting, preparation, interpretation, use and checking of reports, forms, records and comparable
data. 9 to 12 months of effective experience.

Work Schedule: Various

Days Off: Various
This position requires the following clearances: PA State Police Criminal Background Check, PA Child
Abuse History Clearance Form, and Federal (FBI) Fingerprint Criminal Background Check. NOTE: THIS
POSITION REQUIRES THAT YOU OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE AS A PART OF YOUR JOB DUTIES. A VALID
DRIVER`S LICENSE AND SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE RECORDS CHECK WILL BE
REQUIRED IN ADDITION TO STANDARD BACKGROUND CHECKS.
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inclusion, and sustainability in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of
inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and
institutional benefits of diversity in society and nature, and engage all individuals to help them thrive.
We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.
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the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety
Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security,
such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault,
and other matters. The ASR is available for review at https://www.police.psu.edu/annual-security-
reports.
Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in
accordance with University policies.
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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing
employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are
unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-
1473.
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