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Stable Manager- Goucher College

Stable Manager- Goucher College

Goucher College seeks a stable 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 stable manager works with the equine manager to oversee the equestrian facility and horses. The successful candidate will insure that the horses are maintained in peak condition and that the stables and facility meet the industry standard plus all requirements for state and county licensing. The stable manager works directly with all stable vendors, including vet, farrier and feed distributors. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: performing the daily stable routine, overseeing facility maintenance, tending to equine emergencies, supervising part-time staff and student workers, assisting equine manager with veterinary maintenance, and contributing to all related equestrian events and competitions. Teaching opportunities may be possible for the right candidate. 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. The stable manager position includes on campus housing and utilities.

Qualified applicants will possess a high school diploma or equivalency (bachelor’s degree, preferred); and at least five years of experience in two of the following areas: 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. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and will be subject to a background check as a condition of employment.

Goucher College is a selective liberal arts college located 20 minutes north of Baltimore, MD.  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 http://athletics.goucher.edu/landing/index

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

Please submit the following application materials online:

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

Goucher College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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