Monday, Apr. 15, 2024


Stable assistant (part-time – Mon-Fri)

Stable assistant (part-time – Mon-Fri)

Goucher College seeks a stable assistant 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.
Reporting to the equine manager, the stable assistant will assist with the weekday operations of the stables and surrounding facilities. The duties include, but are not limited to: stall cleaning, handling horses, feeding, grooming, 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 have a high school diploma or equivalency; at least two years of experience working with horses. The incumbent must also be reliable; highly motivated; and organized.  The ideal candidate will have previous experience operating and/or maintaining tractors or ATVs. The successful candidate will work 15 hours per week, Monday-Friday 8:00-11:00 am. Preference will be given to candidates who are also able and willing to cover occasional other shifts, including weekends, if needed. This position may work during holidays and will be compensated accordingly.  Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and will be subject to a background check (driving record) as a condition of employment.

Goucher has an annual enrollment of approximately 1,500 undergraduates, 84% of whom live on campus, and 1,200 graduate students. Ranked as one of the “Top 10 Most Innovative Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report, Goucher fields 21 intercollegiate teams competing in the NCAA Division III as a part of the Landmark Conference. It’s widely understood that successful athletic programs can enhance school spirit and the overall college experience, thereby increasing a school’s marketability and improving student commitment. At Goucher, we’re committed to helping students form constructive relationships, develop resilience, and reflect on their individual learning styles as the basic building blocks for a lifetime of success. We encourage progress both inside and outside the classroom, as well as on the athletic fields. To learn more about the athletics program at Goucher College, please visit

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

Please submit the following application materials online:

• Cover letter, with hourly rate requirement
• Resume
• Contact information for two professional references

Goucher College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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