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Athletic Equipment Assistant

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Posting Details

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Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Classification Title Athletic Equipment Assistant
Working Title
Recruitment Limits
Location District Wide
Pay Information

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Bargaining Unit OPS - NANCE
Range (na)
Department District Wide
The Position

Under the direction of a manager or supervisor, maintain athletic equipment and supplies used in the competitive sports program; issue, receive, store, inventory and make minor repairs to supplies and equipment used in the physical education program to ensure all athletic areas are maintained in a clean, orderly and safe condition.

Major Responsibilities EXAMPLE OF DUTIES


  • Issue, receive, store and check athletic equipment such as football, baseball, track, basketball, tennis, swimming, wrestling, soccer, water polo and badminton. Match purchase orders to invoices; inspect items for quality and conditions; monitor changes in purchase orders; communicate with vendors to help resolve problems with equipments received.
  • Issue clothing, protective pads, shoes, balls, bats, racquets and other game equipment; issue locks, lockers and towels to students. Receive and deliver equipment and supplies, perform general repairs.
  • Sort clothing for cleaners; wash and dry game and practice uniforms.
  • Prepare clothing, equipment and supplies for competitive games on the home field and away; assist with packing and loading equipment for “away” games and events.
  • Maintain inventory of athletic equipment; review and analyze uniform and equipment inventory, adjusting numbers of items to reduce duplication; inspect clothing and equipment for necessary repairs; replace helmet liners, sew buttons, straps, uniforms and equipment, repair other equipment as necessary, sending more difficult repairs to outside vendors.
  • Maintain and store clothing and equipment not in use; maintain records of lockers, locks and baskets.
  • Provide work direction to student workers. Train and provide direction for student workers, as well as maintain and submitting time cards.
  • Assist students and instructors as necessary in the sports program; provide clerical support.
  • Secure, maintain and clean shower and locker room area.
  • Participate in the requisitioning and receipt of athletic equipment used for instructional and co-curricular purposes. Participate in purchasing and repairs for weight room equipment.
  • Maintain records and report repairs within the department for athletic equipment, weight room equipment, locker rooms, and athletic field, including contacting outside services for repairs and pest control.
  • Operate a variety of equipment including vans, carts, vacuum cleaner, washing machine, dryer, dolly.
  • Participate in coordinating transportation for all athletic events regarding delivery and returning of rental vehicles, service and maintenance of department vehicles, cleaning and detailing of department vehicles.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.



  • Basic Knowledge of shipping and receiving of equipment, District purchasing and ordering processes and procedures.
  • English, grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Equipment, materials and supplies used in competitive sports including football, baseball, basketball, tennis, track, swimming archery and wrestling.
  • First aid and CPR.
  • Health and safety regulations.
  • Inventory and quality control.
  • Principles and practices of training and work direction.
  • Proper storage methods and inventory procedures for athletic equipment and clothes.
  • Record keeping techniques.

    Skills and Abilities:

  • Analyze situations accurately and solve problem decisively.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Estimate and order adequate athletic equipment.
  • Maintain and perform minor repair to athletic equipment and clothing.
  • Maintain pool for intercollegiate events.
  • Make simple arithmetic calculations.
  • Operate a variety of equipment including vans, carts, computers, calculators.
  • Supervise and assist students in the sports programs.
  • Schedule and coordinate transportation and logistics.
  • Train and provide work direction to others.
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions.
  • Utilize sewing machine, washer and dryer.
  • Work reliably under minimal direction.

    Training and Experience:

  • Any combination of training and experience equivalent to: sufficient training and experience to demonstrate the Knowledge and abilities listed above.

  • Desired Qualifications
    Licenses/Certificates/Credentials: License


  • Valid California driver’s license.

  • Commitment to Diversity:

    All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.

    Working Conditions WORKING CONDITIONS:

    Physical Requirements:

  • Category II; may be subject to standing for longer periods of time and heavy lifting.


  • Moderate, may involve some exposure to less desirable elements.
  • May include less desirable extremes: locker room, storage areas, weight room, pool, athletic filed environment, subject to possible hazards and fumes due to chemicals used in surrounding areas or falling of heavy objects.

  • Special Instructions to Applicants:
    Conditions of Employment:
    Posting Number NC00280

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
      • No Response
      • SDCCD employment web site
      • EdJoin (SD Co. Office of Education)
      • CA Community Colleges Registry
      • Craig's List
      • Inside Higher Ed
      • Chronicle of Higher Ed
      • Professional organization/publication
      • SD Union Tribune newspaper ad (including Sign On San Diego)
      • SDCCD Employee
      • Job Fair
      • Other (list below)
    2. If other, please specify.

      (Open Ended Question)

    3. * Are you a current SDCCD employee?
      • Yes
      • No
    4. If yes, please enter your employee ID:

      (Open Ended Question)

    5. * The San Diego Community College District has a very diverse staff and student population with respect to academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation and ethnic backgrounds. Describe your professional development, community involvement, and professional experience working with these diverse groups.

      (Open Ended Question)

    6. * Please describe your experience, knowledge, and skills that you feel qualifies you to work in this position.

      (Open Ended Question)

    Required & Optional Documents

    Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Résumé