Washington State University Academic Equipment Manager in Pullman, Washington

Position Details

Summary of Duties

Under the limited direction of the Director of Administrative Services, the Manager is responsible for the scope, budget and schedule of the Murrow Equipment Center and overseeing the college inventory control processes.

The Manager is responsible for facilitating the use of multimedia equipment including video/audio recording equipment; identifying, troubleshooting, and resolving related technology problems; assisting students, faculty, and staff in developing policies, procedures, and specifications of student video/audio equipment. Manager will provide general equipment overview to students and time-slip employees and assist with specifications of new equipment purchases. This position oversees the unit budget and supervises student employees.

The Manager is responsible for inventory oversight, approving the receiving and tagging of new inventory items and completes the annual inventory count located on Pullman campus and state-wide locations; Prepares inventory reports to satisfy internal and external auditing agencies; Prepares purchase requests for new equipment; maintains equipment and performs minor repairs; Administers fees for lost, stolen, broken equipment and keys. Oversees the purchasing of insurance to cover College vehicles, off site buildings and equipment.

Position requires cross-function cooperation; understanding the needs of faculty and students; consistent decision-making and problem-solving; and able to focus on short-term and long-term departmental issues.

This position administers key issuance, oversees lock, phone, phone authorization codes and security issues for Murrow College, Pullman buildings (Goertzen Communication Addition, Murrow West, and Murrow East).

This position completes the yearly space inventory, oversees the facilities work requirements for all College buildings and represents the College at faculties meetings.

Additional Information

View the Benefits overview for information regarding competitive benefits available.

Position Qualifications

Required Qualifications

High school graduation or equivalent AND three years of applicable experience in the program specialty; OR equivalent education/experience.

Additional Requirements

Two years of full-time experience verifying and organizing complex files/records.(Examples include but are not limited to: complex inventory records, purchasing records, compliance logs, or similar complex record keeping)

Demonstrated experience leading successful project interactions for timely completion of diverse projects with deadlines.

Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Access and Outlook.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience managing inventory within the WSU inventory system preferred.

Supervisory experience.

Experience supervising student hourly employees.

Experience working with audio/video equipment.

Will this position require a background check?

This position has been designated by the department to require a background check

Posting Detail Information

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please note, this position is open until filled. Application materials will be initially reviewed on July 25, 2017.

Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for at least three (3) professional references in the application.

EEO Statement

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.

Employee Type: CS-Classified Staff

University Title: Program Support Supervisor 1

Working Title: Academic Equipment Manager

College/Area: Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

Department Link: Murrow College of Communication

Position Number: 113740

Hiring Unit: Business Office

Work Location: Pullman

This position is in a Bargaining Unit: No

Appointment Status: Permanent

Job Appointment (FTE%): 100

Position Term in Months: 12

Monthly Salary: $2914

Open Until Filled: Yes

Posting Number: 20133539P

Open Date: 07/14/2017

Department: Murrow College of Communication