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 July 13, 2018. To receive full consideration, apply by July 12, 2018. 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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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 to provide Electro-Mechanical lab equipment maintenance and repair for the School of Exercise and Nutrition, and the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program. The incumbent will provide maintenance, repairs and user support to faculty and staff within the school.
Incumbent will provide standard, routine maintenance and repairs to a wide variety of equipment. Expectations will be for the incumbent to clean, adjust, lubricate, replace worn or defective parts, overhaul, assemble, and install electrical and electro-mechanical devices. The position requires the ability to solder and de-solder electronic components. The technician will troubleshoot and repair equipment following manufacturer’s instructions, guides and schematics, and/ or standard techniques for electro-mechanical equipment. Incumbents will utilize meters and testing devices to test circuits and locate malfunctions. Incumbent will repair and maintain equipment such as treadmills, metabolic measurement systems, lactate analyzers, biochemical analyzers, and associated computer equipment in conjunction/collaboration with the school and/or college information technology consultants. The equipment technician will also act as liaison between the school and off-site equipment vendors and repair technicians.
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Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,761 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,419 - $5,832 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.
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Equivalent to one year of journey-level or skilled experience in the maintenance, repair and operation of scientific or technical equipment in the specialty area to which assigned such as mechanical, electromechanical, electronics or in the specialized category requiring construction and fabrication skills and some precision work, trade or craft skills working with a variety of unique materials, or specialized knowledge and skill related to unusual equipment.
Equivalent to two years of semi-skilled experience maintaining and repairing scientific or technical equipment or related equipment experience as part of instructional support activities may be substituted for the required experience.
Equivalent to two years of trade school or technical arts training with specialization in the type of equipment repair to which assigned, completion of an apprenticeship program, or completion of a full military specialization in the required type of equipment maintenance and repair may be substituted for the required experience.
Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills
Journey-level or skilled work experience as an electro-mechanical or electronic technician.
Experience working in an academic institution, research laboratory, medical facility, or other complex manufacturing, industrial or commercial organizations.
Experience providing IT support as related to electro-mechanical lab and research equipment.
Experience with maintenance and repair of equipment used in exercise science, nutrition science and/or physical therapy.
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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.
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.
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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.
Additional Salary Information: tarting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,761 per month
Since it was founded in 1897, San Diego State University has grown to offer bachelor's degrees in 91 areas, master's degrees in 78 areas and doctorates in 22 areas. SDSU's approximately 35,000 students participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by direct contact with faculty and an increasing international emphasis that prepares them for a global future. SDSU's annual economic impact to the state of California is $6.5 billion, according to an impact report done by the California State University in 2010.Of SDSU's 280,000-plus alumni, approximately 60 percent live in San Diego. They comprise more than half the region's engineers, teachers, entrepreneurs and the local workforce for a host of other industries.San Diego State University is a community diverse in race, ethnicity, language, culture, social class, national origin, religious and political belief, age, ability, gender, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation. As a university committed to learning in all its forms, San Diego State University recognizes the need to attract and retain a critical mass of diverse persons who will advance its goals and ideals.