|Working Position Title||Sports Equipment Supervisor (39183)|
|Classification Title||Sports Equipment Supervisor|
|Priority Review Date|
|Business Unit Description||Civil Service with Status|
|Union Code||AFC – AFSCME C, Local #1890|
|Division||Div Intercollegiate Athletics|
|Link to Department Website or Custom Search Page||https://niuhuskies.com/|
Position Summary, Requirements, and Qualifications
Northern Illinois University (NIU) is accepting applications for the position of Sports Equipment Supervisor. This is a full-time, 12-month position with benefits. Under the general supervision of the Associate Athletic Director/Brand and Equipment Management, this position is responsible for assisting in the management and administration of all phases of the Huskie Stadium equipment operations.
The mission of NIU Athletics is to enhance the University, community and region through service and engagement while developing champions in the classroom, in competition and in life. With long standing traditions and core values centered on family, NIU Athletics is home to 17 NCAA Division I sport programs. Northern Illinois University, chartered in 1895, is a comprehensive teaching and research institution with over 15,000 currently enrolled students and houses seven (7) degree-granting colleges—Business, Education, Engineering and Engineering Technology, Health and Human Sciences, Law, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Visual and Performing Arts. Centrally located in DeKalb, Northern Illinois University is 30 miles west of Aurora, 65 miles west of Chicago, 36 miles west of Naperville, and 45 miles southeast of Rockford.
Under the direction of the Associate AD for Brand and Equipment Management, this position assists with Huskie Stadium Equipment Operations for Baseball, Softball, and Wrestling. It will also be the primary assistant with Football. This position requires extensive evening and weekend work; independent decision-making in many areas including purchase of sports equipment for safety features; acceptance of responsibility for day-to-day problem solving; management ability to maintain good rapport with athletic administrators and coaches.
|Essential Duties and Responsibilities||
|Minimum Required Qualifications (Civil Service)||
1. High school diploma or equivalent.
2. Any one or combination totaling one (1) year (12 months) from the categories below:
A. Coursework in physical education or recreation, as measured by the following conversion table or its proportional equivalent:
B. Work experience in the care and maintenance of sports equipment.
3. One (1) year (12 months) of work experience in the care and maintenance of sports equipment.
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Appointment and Compensation Details
|Anticipated Appointment Start Date||12/01/23|
|Anticipated Appointment End Date|
|Percent of Staff Year||1.00|
|Standard Hours Per Week||37.50|
|Working Hours||8 AM-4:30 PM, one-hour lunch; varies nights and weekends|
|Salary||Commensurate with experience and qualifications. NIU offers a robust benefits package.|
|Hourly or Semi-monthly Pay Rate/Range||See above|
Credentials Assessment Examination:
|Quick Link to Applicant||https://employment.niu.edu/postings/74711|
|Is Background Check Required?||Yes|
|EEO Statement Summary||
In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Ethics and Compliance Officer, Title IX Coordinator
|Visa Policy||In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.|
NIU remains committed to ensuring that its recruitment and application procedures include full opportunities for applicants with disabilities. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make accommodations for a person’s disability during either the application or interview process. An applicant who believes they require an accommodation to participate in the employment process due to a disability may request that accommodation through the Accommodation Request Form. For further assistance, please contact the office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity (AAEO) at [email protected].
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