Responsible for the basic administration of all operational and programming aspects of the equestrian facilities and care of the horses This position has significant responsibility to ensure the health and well being of all staff and patrons due to the unique nature of programming with large animals. Also serves to provide facility coverage, and supervision of special events as needed.
Duties and Physical Demands:
• Instruct competitive collegiate equestrian athletes. • Instruct academic classes and keep records for final grade submission • Implementation of medical treatment and continued special care for horses as needed. • Assist with event coverage and management • Supervision of 10-15 student barn staff • Responsible for the facilitating of clipping, mane pulling, and other show-grooming and maintenance of horses. • Developing and directing community programs, horse shows, and summer programs • Assist with the training and preparation of horses for lessons
• Bachelor Degree • 3 years related experience • CPR and First Aid Certification within the first 90 days
• Master’s Degree • Experience with IHSA/IDA/IEA and collegiate competitions
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Candidate must be able to work independently, be detail-oriented, have a firm understanding of collegiate riding, strong teaching ability, possess excellent communication and customer service skills, function well in a team setting, and show motivation to grow skills through professional development / certifications.
Additional Salary Information: Full Benefits
Internal Number: 498559
About Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
Miami University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minority candidates. Web site at: www.muohio.edu Campus Crime and Safety Report -- www.muohio.edu/righttoknow .A hard copy may be obtained by contacting the Department of Human Resources.Miami University is primarily an undergraduate, liberal arts institution with 16,000 undergraduate, 3,000 graduates located in Southwestern Ohio located in Oxford. Oxford is a town of 10,000 is 40 minutes from Cincinnati and Dayton, OH. Miami University is a Division I institution. Located on Miami University's campus in Oxford, Ohio. The Department of Recreational Sports, has a state of the art 150,000 sq foot main facility built in 1994, two satellite facilities and outdoor field space including a ropes course. We have 17 full-time program staff members leading our Aquatic Center, Intramurals, Outdoor Pursuit Center, Sport Clubs, Summer Camps, Fitness and Aerobics Program. We also have a network manager and marketing staff. The department houses an internal operation staff.