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Company: University of California
Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


Job Posting Details

 Position Information

Payroll Title: BLANK AST 2

Job Code: 4723

Working Title: Bike Shop Lead Mechanic 

Job Open Date: 04/28/2021

Primary Consideration Date for Open Until Filled: 05/12/2021

Department Code-Name: ASTD

Percentage of Time: 100%

Collective Bargaining Unit (CBU): CX

Grade Type/Grade: None

FLSA Exemption Status: Non-Exempt

Work Location: A.S. Bike Shop

Pay Rate/Range: $20.66/hr. - $22.50/hr. 

Days/Hours: M-F 8-5


Department Marketing Statement

The Associated Students (AS) of the University of California, Santa Barbara is a non-profit organization and a department of the UCSB campus, funded by undergraduate student fees. Through elected student positions and appointments we voice student concerns and express student opinion to the UCSB administration, UC system, our community, and state and local governments. We have dozens of boards, committees, and commissions that are organized and funded through AS to enrich student life and give students services and opportunities not offered by the administration. Our mission is to help students uphold the high academic standards and give them leadership, employment, cultural and growth opportunities to serve the campus community.

Brief Summary of Job Duties

Under the general supervision of the Bike Shop Coordinator, the Lead Mechanic will be responsible for organizing the day to day technical and repair aspects with the student mechanics of the A.S. Bike Shop. The Lead Mechanic implements the training for student employees, outlined in the AS Bike Shop training manual, to student employees for the repair and maintenance of a wide range of bicycle types and other rolling stock. Responsible for ensuring staff's adherence to safety standards in all repair procedures. Will endeavor to maintain the A.S. Bike Shop in accordance with its mission statement to provide high quality bicycle repair and safety education to the student, faculty, and staff of UCSB.

Minimum Requirements 

Must possess a broad knowledge and technical aptitude related to bicycle maintenance and mechanic functionality. Must be able to communicate about processes clearly and effectively to customers and staff in a fast paced work environment. Ability to complete mechanical tasks left uncompleted by Student Mechanics. Knowledge of inventory control, systems and storage related to merchandise stocked within the Bicycle Shop. Understanding or experience with community based bicycle spaces.

Job Function and Duties 

Function: Technical and Training Responsibilities ; Percent of Time: 70% ; Frequency: Daily

The A.S. Bike Shop Lead Mechanic must have technical skills and resources for repair
and problem solving on a variety of bicycles. Must possess knowledge of bicycle
industry and of technical innovations as well as expertise on a wide range of bicycle
types and rolling stock.

Gives advice and assistance to students, faculty, and staff customers on bicycle repair,
parts, maintenance and safety as appropriate. Performs repairs and oversees Student
Bike shop Coordinator in the training program for Bike Shop employees on technical
skills at levels of expertise as established in conjunction with the Bike Shop
Coordinator and involving but not limited to: names of all parts and perform counter
service, changing of tubes and tires, adjusting hubs, bottom brackets and headsets,
derailleur and brake adjustments, complete bicycle tune-up, cable replacements, spoke
replacements and truing, overhaul all bearing surfaces, wheel building, complete
overhaul, multi-speed internal hubs.

Advises customers and employees on appropriate tools and equipment needed to
maintain their bicycles. Supervises repair work assuring quality control of the jobs
performed. Determines methods of repair service techniques. Resolves customer

With direction from the Bike Shop Coordinator, tracks the daily repair tags from initial
customer authorization through the final transaction. Sets priorities in completing daily
repairs, assigns appropriate student mechanics to each repair to ensure that repaired
bicycles leaving the shop are in safe operating condition. Ensures that all student
employees and customers understand appropriate safety measures for all technical and
mechanical work performed, as defined by the Bike Shop training manual and Bike
Shop Coordinator.

Function: Educational Program ; Percent of Time: 20% ; Frequency: Daily

Works with shop staff to develop and deliver workshops on a regular basis. Develop
content, conduct research and seek to meet the needs of students and community on a
remote platform. Examples of these workshops might include but are not limited to the
remote diagnosis of bikes through internet applications.

Function: Operations ; Percent of Time: 10% ; Frequency: Daily

Coordinates AS Recycling bikes repairs, documents each repair and provides
information as needed to the Assistant Director of Business Services and Bike Shop
Coordinator to aid in completion of all paperwork required by Recycling and
Associated Students.

Ensures that needed items are in stock. Determines appropriate order quantities.
Maintains updated record of inventory.

Establishes and maintains customer data. Assists in preparation of Bike Shop quarterly
report by providing information on bicycle repairs and the mechanic training program.
Coordinates with student mechanics to conduct the shop's annual inventory at the end
of the academic year.

Other duties as assigned.

Physical, Mental and Environmental Requirements 

Continuously=Activity occurs > 66% 
Frequently=Activity occurs 33% to 66% 
Occasionally=Activity occurs < 33% 
Not Applicable=Activity does not exist 
On the job, the employee must: 
Stand: FREQ. Walk: FREQ. 
Bend: FREQ. Sit: FREQ. 
Crouch / Squat: FREQ. Kneel / Crawl: OCCAS. 
Climb: OCCAS. Reach Above Shoulder Level: FREQ. Use Keyboard / Mouse: FREQ. 
Fine Dexterity: CONTIN. Hand Twisting: CONTIN. 
Simple grasping: CONTIN. Power grasping: CONTIN. 
Other: n/a 
Frequency of Other Activity: N/A
Light lifting (<20 lbs): FREQ. Moderate lifting (20-50 lbs): FREQ. Heavy lifting (>50 lbs): OCCAS. 
Light pushing / pulling (<20 lbs of force): FREQ. Moderate pushing / pulling (20-50 lbs of force): FREQ. Heavy pushing / pulling (>50 lbs of force): OCCAS. 

Continuously=Activity occurs > 66% 
Frequently=Activity occurs 33% to 66% 
Occasionally=Activity occurs < 33% 
Not Applicable=Activity does not exist 
On the job, the employee must be able to: 
Read/comprehend: FREQ. 
Write: FREQ. 
Perform Calculations: OCCAS. 
Communicate Orally: CONTIN. 
Reason and Analyze: FREQ. 
Frequency of Other Activity: N/A 

Continuously=Activity occurs > 66% 
Frequently=Activity occurs 33% to 66% 
Occasionally=Activity occurs < 33% 
Not Applicable=Activity does not exist 
On the job, the employee: 
Is exposed to excessive noise: FREQ. 
Is around moving machinery: FREQ. 
Is exposed to marked changes in temperature and/or humidity: FREQ. 
Is exposed to dust: FREQ. 
Is exposed to fumes: OCCAS. 
Is exposed to gases: N/A 
Is exposed to radiation: N/A 
Is exposed to microwave: N/A 
Drives motorized equipment: N/A 
Works in confined quarters: N/A 
Frequency of Other Activity: N/A 

Special Conditions of Employment

  • UCSB Campus Security Authority under Clery Act

  • Satisfactory criminal history background check.

  • UCSB is a Tobacco-Free environment. 


Special Instructions:

For full consideration, please include a resume and a cover letter as part of your application.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Privacy Notification Statement

The State of California Information Practices Act of 1977 (effective July 1978) requires the University to provide the following information to individuals who are asked to supply information about themselves: Application: The principal purpose for requesting information on the Application is for applicant-tracking purposes and to collect applicant contact information. Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity Data Form: Information furnished on this form is requested by UCSB's Affirmative Action Office. The University of California, Santa Barbara is a Federal contractor and, therefore, must comply with Affirmative Action regulations issued pursuant to Executive Order 11246, Federal Revised Order No. 4, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974. Furnishing the information on this form is voluntary. There is no penalty for not completing this form. The offices responsible for maintaining the information supplied on this form are the UCSB Human Resources Office and the Affirmative Action Office.

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Notice of Availability of the UCSB Annual Security Report

The University is committed to providing a safe and secure campus environment for our students, faculty, staff, and visitors. In accordance with the "Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act" (Clery Act), UCSB publishes an Annual Security Report to provide information regarding campus safety and security policies, crime statistics, and resources to current and prospective students and employees. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning crimes reported to Campus Security Authorities (CSAs) that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property, and on public property adjacent to and accessible from campus. The report also includes campus policies concerning crime prevention, crime reporting, alcohol and drug use, sexual and interpersonal violence, student discipline, and other matters. To access the Annual Security Report, visit A copy of this report may also be requested by contacting the UCSB Police Department (call 805-893-3446 or visit 574 Public Safety Bldg., Santa Barbara, CA 93106 during business hours). To learn more about the Clery Act and CSA duties and reporting requirements, please visit



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