6954 Equipment Systems Specialist - Career, School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences

Job description



San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.

Initial review of applications will begin on May 17, 2019. To receive full consideration, apply by May 16, 2019. The position will remain open until filled.  The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice. 

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Position Information


This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position.This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

The primary responsibility of this position is providing equipment and systems support for the College of Health and Human Services IT team in the School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences. The incumbent will provide services for the faculty, staff and student in ENS and the Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy. Duties to include ensuring the availability, integrity, and reliability of approximately 100 faculty, staff, research lab, and teaching computer systems and computer peripherals within the School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences campus-wide locations.

This position requires strong communication and customer support skills, the ability to learn quickly and proactively, as well as the skills necessary to ensure the reliability of computers and systems within the School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences. The incumbent shall be fully proficient at performing the work assignments for the position.

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Compensation and Benefits


Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,795 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,388 - $6,548 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. 

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here




Minimum Qualifications 

To enter this classification, a basic foundation of knowledge and skills in technical systems and equipment is a prerequisite. This foundation would normally be obtained through an associate of arts degree in electronics, telecommunications, or industrial technology or equivalent education, training, and/or directly related experience. Foundation knowledge and skills for the Equipment Systems Specialist include a basic knowledge of electronic (digital or analog) theories, mechanical design, and understanding of the operation and use of the equipment and systems commonly utilized in the assigned area.

Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

  • Knowledge of information technology systems and/or applications, including multimedia, access procedures, networks and/or databases.
  • Experience providing IT customer/user support in a large, complex organization such as a higher education, public agency, government, military or health care setting.
  • Ability to develop and deliver technical training and user documentation.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or work experience or a combination of four years of education and work experience in a related field.
  • Experience with managing and maintaining inventory.
  • Experience using a help desk ticketing system.
  • Experience working with statistical and/or research applications and databases.
  • Ability to learn quickly and maintain currency with the latest computing and information systems technologies, technical and vendor documentations.


Application Procedures


To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page.  You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button. If you need assistance completing your application, please click here.

Applicants with disabilities requiring assistance may call (619) 594-7099.

General Information

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. 

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.




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Job No: 6954
Posted: 5/3/2019
Application Due: 6/29/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,795 per month.