Job no: 522003 Work type: Staff Location: Humboldt Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Probationary, Full Time, Education Support Professionals, On-site (work in-person at business location)
Forestry /Wildlife / Fisheries Job #522003 Close Date: Friday, January 27, 2023
(Job #522003) Instructional Support Technician II, Stockroom Coordinator, Hiring Range: $4,180-$4598 per month. Appointments are typically made at the beginning of the salary range. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a full-time, benefited, non-exempt, 12-month pay plan permanent position with a one-year probationary period in the Forestry, Wildlife, and Fisheries departments. This position comes with a premium benefits package that includes outstanding vacation, medical, dental, and vision plans, life insurance, voluntary pre-tax health and dependent care reimbursement accounts, a fee waiver education program, membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), and 14 paid holidays per year. Additional benefits information can be found at https://hraps.humboldt.edu/employee-benefits.
Now is an exciting time to join the Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries Departments as we transition to Cal Poly Humboldt! Cal Poly Humboldt has been named the state's third polytechnic institution and the first in Northern California. Backed by a historic state investment, we're adding in-demand new academic programs, building new facilities, and growing our enrollment. Cal Poly Humboldt is a Hispanic-Serving Institution that strives to foster an inclusive and equitable community to support our students of diverse backgrounds. We are committed to achieving the goals of equal opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty and staff of the highest quality committed to working in a multicultural and multiracial community that reflects the diversity of the state. Additional information about Cal Poly Humboldt can be found at www.humboldt.edu.
Cal Poly Humboldt sits on the traditional homelands of the Wiyot people in what is currently called Arcata, CA. The Wiyot people call the area Goudi'ni (over in the woods). Cal Poly Humboldt was the first campus in the California State University system to offer a stand-alone major in Native American Studies.
Cal Poly Humboldt is committed to enriching its educational environment and its culture through the diversity of its staff, faculty, and administration. Persons with interest and experience in helping organizations set and achieve goals relative to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.
Position Summary: Under the lead direction of the Chairs of Fisheries Biology, Forestry, and Wildlife, and general direction of the Dean of the College of Natural Resources and Sciences, the Instructional Support Technician II (ISTII) supports the teaching and research enterprise of students, staff, and faculty in Fisheries Biology, Forestry, and Wildlife, and related programs in the College of Natural Resources and Sciences. The ISTII is responsible for the coordination of the Wildlife and Fisheries Building Stockroom and Forestry Stockroom, and provides assistance to the Fish Hatchery, Wildlife Game Pens, Forestry Greenhouse, Wood Shop, and Boat Storage Facility. The ISTII may also design and fabricate items needed for teaching and research.
35% Inventory and checkout of stockroom equipment and supplies a. Provides access to scientific equipment and expendable supplies to students and faculty b. Maintains inventories of stockroom equipment and supplies c. Maintains check out records and notify students of late, lost or damaged equipment, and provides replacement instructions d. Assures security and readiness of stockroom equipment inventory e. Coordinate student assistants assigned to support the stockroom
20% Equipment Maintenance and Repair a. Performs general maintenance, refurbishing, repair, and calibration on every item in inventory, ranging from basic equipment to technical equipment b. Troubleshoots and assesses problems with specialized equipment c. Coordinates with equipment technicians or outside vendors to complete repairs
15% Purchasing a. Purchase equipment, expendable supplies, and software for research and teaching b. Contacts vendors and obtain quotes c. Makes purchases using purchase orders or university credit card d. Tracks purchases and budgets using university software and generates monthly reports e. Monitors shipping and receiving of equipment and supplies f. Coordinates with Asset Management to label and inventory equipment
10% Fabrication of specialized equipment a. Manufacture special items for instruction and research
5% Chemical Hygiene and Laboratory Safety a. Chemical and hazardous waste storage, handling, and disposal, b. Liaison between departments and Environmental Health and Safety to ensure compliance with regulations and policy
5% Maintenance of physical plan a. Support maintenance of the physical plans associated with designated facilities b. Serve as a member of the emergency response team for designated facilities c. Serve as a liaison between the departments and Facilities Management and create work requests for building repairs and maintenance
5% Training a. Take classes to maintain currency in areas that are essential to fulfilling job duties, such as laboratory safety, hazardous waste storage, handling and disposal, hoist operation, defensive driving, emergency response, outboard engine repair, and other subject areas, as required.
5% Other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Associated with this Position Include:
Ability to track equipment inventory, anticipate equipment needs, and schedule equipment usage
Ability to perform preventative and periodic maintenance on all items in inventory
Ability to troubleshoot and/or repair a wide variety of supply and equipment problems
Ability to operate or learn how to operate technical equipment used in Natural Resources
Ability to purchase of new equipment and supplies and technology
Ability to understand and practice chemical hygiene with an understanding of standards and regulations
Mathematics skills as required to generate purchase orders, and track budgets
Ability to design and fabricate equipment used in Natural Resources
Interpersonal communication skills, including , including conflict resolution with students, faculty and staff
Ability to work with a minimum of supervision
Writing skills as required for effective communication
Ability to maintain records
Computer skills including use of common types of university software
Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations.
Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with a diverse group with staff, students, and faculty from diverse backgrounds.
Demonstrated sensitivity to cross-cultural perspectives and experiences.
Equivalent to three years of experience providing instructional support services in natural resources or a related unit or discipline, or in producing materials or supplies or repairing equipment in a discipline related to the area to which assigned. or Equivalent to two years of college with 16 semester units in courses involving extensive use of materials, supplies, or equipment and in natural resources or a discipline related to the area may be substituted for one year of the required experience. or Equivalent to four years of college with 16 semester units in courses involving extensive use of materials, supplies, or equipment and in natural resources or a discipline related to the area to which assigned may be substituted for two years of the required experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Stockroom experience in a University academic department
Application Procedure: To apply, qualified candidates must electronically submit the following materials via PageUp:
Letter of Interest
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Contact information for at least three professional references
Application Deadline: The deadline to submit application materials is 11:59 p.m. on Friday, January 27, 2023.
Any inquiries about this recruitment can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or Cal Poly Humboldt's Human Resources Office at (707) 826-3626.
Working in the state of California is a condition of employment for this position. Even if part or all of an employee's assignment can be performed remotely, the employee must maintain a permanent residence in the state of California. The employee must be able to accept on-campus work assignment, as assigned, and come to campus when needed.
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to email@example.com.
Cal Poly Humboldt hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. This position may be considered a 'Campus Security Authority', pursuant to the Clery Act, and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1107 as a condition of employment.
CAL POLY HUMBOLDT IS NOT A SPONSORING AGENCY FOR STAFF OR MANAGEMENT POSITIONS (e.g. H1-B VISAS)
Evidence of required degree(s), certification(s), or license(s) is required prior to the appointment date. Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check, employment verification, and education verification) is required for employment. Cal Poly Humboldt will issue a contingent off of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or if it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Certain positions may also require a credit check, motor vehicle report, and/or fingerprinting through Live Scan service. Failure to satisfactorily complete or adverse findings from a background check may affect the employment status of candidates or continued employment of current CSU employees who are being considered for the position.
Cal Poly Humboldt is committed to achieving the goals of equal opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty and staff of the highest quality reflecting the ethnic and cultural diversity of the state. Additional information about Cal Poly Humboldt can be found at www.humboldt.edu.
Cal Poly Humboldt is a Title IX/Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Mandated Reporting: This position may be 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. This position may be considered a 'Campus Security Authority', pursuant to the Clery Act, and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1107 as a condition of employment.
Additionally, all CSU staff and faculty receive training annually on their obligations in responding to and reporting incidents of sexual harassment and sexual violence. You will be notified by email when you are required to take this mandated training.
Class Code:1617 Publication Date: January 12, 2023
Advertised: 12 Jan 2023 Pacific Daylight Time Application Closes: 27 Jan 2023 Pacific Daylight Time
Cal Poly Humboldt is part of the 23-campus California State University system. We have a comprehensive arts and sciences curriculum, recognized nationally for its high academic quality. We are located 275 miles north of San Francisco in the town of Arcata, where approximately 5,800 students live and learn in one of the world's most beautiful places—near ancient redwood forests, mountains, and beaches. Humboldt County offers a range of businesses, services, and cultural activities/performances.