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Equine Manager (Goucher College)

Equine Manager
 
Goucher College seeks an Equine Manager for its nationally ranked on-campus equestrian program. The successful candidate will be an integral part of a small, close-knit staff, which works directly with Goucher’s 27 beloved school and performance horses.
 
The Equine Manager oversees the entire scope of the equestrian facility and horses. The successful candidate will insure that the horses are maintained in peak condition in regard to health, performance, soundness, and that the stables and facility meet the industry standard plus all requirements for state and county licensing. The Equine Manager works directly with all stable vendors, including vet, farrier and feed distributors. Responsibilities include supervising, and performance management of full and part-time staff, instructor/trainer for fundamental riding classes and contributing to all related equestrian events and competitions.  The incumbent may also contribute to the program’s mission by acting as faculty for academic courses within the Equine Studies minor. Other duties of the position include, but are not limited to: stall cleaning, feeding, administering medications and treatments, and other stable chores. Successful candidates must be able to lift 50 pounds on a regular basis; and able and willing to operate an ATV and tractor in order to complete the aforementioned job duties.
 
Qualified applicants will possess a bachelor’s degree in an Equine or Animal field or equivalent industry experience; including at least five years of experience in stable management, horse care, riding, and teaching. The incumbent must also be professional, reliable, highly motivated, and organized. The ideal candidate will have previous experience operating and/or maintaining tractors or ATVs. Experience and/or willing to learn to drive stable trailer is preferred. 
 
Goucher College is committed to increasing the diversity of our community and seeks applicants dedicated to applying principles of equity and inclusion in all areas of the campus community.
 
The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Interested applicants should submit an application online at http://goucher.interviewexchange.com
 

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