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#109203 Athletics Equipment/ Game Support Assistant

Filing Deadline: Mon 5/17/2021

This is a 35% to 43.75% part-time limited position for one (1) year with the possibility of extension or conversion to career status.


The University of California San Diego is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Athletics Equipment/Game Support. UC San Diego, located in La Jolla, in the San Diego Metropolitan area, enrolls over 35,000 students, earned recognition as one of the world’s premier research universities, and is ranked as one of the top-10 public universities in the nation.

UC San Diego Athletics has a proud tradition of academic and athletic excellence, sponsors 23 varsity sports, and has reclassified to NCAA Division I as a member of the Big West Conference. Triton Athletics consistently ranks as one of the most successful athletic programs, ranking among the top 7 nationally in the Learfield Director’s Cup on 13 different occasions and has finished second overall three times.

The incumbent will assist in the Intercollegiate Athletics Program, focusing on athletics equipment. Assist in the day-to-day operations under the direction of the Equipment Operations Coordinator, supporting UC San Diego Athletics’ 23 intercollegiate sports. Assisting with the functions of the Athletics Equipment Room in accordance with University, conference and NCAA regulations. The Intern will learn to oversee inventory control of new apparel as well as organizing the disbursement of gear to student-athletes. The Intern will train a staff of student assistants in areas of apparel inventory, gear issuance and laundry. The intern will learn to organize, prioritize, and schedule work assignments for themselves and the students. The position works closely with various ICA personnel including coaches.

Additional internship experience available Intern - Athletics Operations. The intern will learn purchasing, equipment research, budget management, and contract negotiation. The Operations Internship is a non-paid internship that allows for the opportunity to gain knowledge in the many facets of supplying our sports programs with the proper gear and equipment needed to compete at the highest level. This will generally be an additional 18 hours a week. This time will be spent researching innovations as well as possible upgrades into new or currently used equipment and the coordination with vendors for purchases. Strong organizational and communication skills as well as the knowledge of using various types of software and computer programs will be gained.

The incumbent must follow the athletic philosophy consistent with that of the UC San Diego Athletic Department and a commitment to diversity in all of its forms.


  1. Current knowledge of applicable rules and standards of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

  2. Proficiency in the use of basic computer programs relevant to job duties.

  3. Ability to demonstrate sound judgment and decision-making.

  4. Strong organizational and communication skills.

  5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills; willingness to engage with constituents, on and off campus and with individuals of all ages and of varying backgrounds.


  • Work schedule will be arranged with supervisor, but often includes evenings, weekends and holidays.

  • This is a 35% to 43.75% part-time limited position.

  • Background Check is required.

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have impacted UC San Diego Campus hiring. UCSD Campus will continue to recruit for essential positions and we ask for your understanding and patience with our application process during this unprecedented time. For more information regarding steps we are taking to keep applicants and staff safe during this time, please view: https://blink.ucsd.edu/HR/services/covid-19/Video-Interview-Tips-for-Candidates.-April4-2020.pdf Additional information about UC San Diego’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic: https://returntolearn.ucsd.edu/ and https://blink.ucsd.edu/HR/services/covid-19/index.html.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

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Payroll Title:
Hiring Salary Range
$30,000 /year
Appointment Type:
Limited Appointment
Appointment Percent:
35% to 43.75%
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Variable, Variable, Variable