Women’s Assistant Western Equestrian Coach, Kansas State Athletics, Inc.: A full-time, salaried, local agency position. Responsibilities include implementing and managing all phases of a NCAA Division I Equestrian Program in the Western discipline, which includes but is not limited to managing the majority of the administrative responsibilities for the equestrian team; coaching student-athletes in the Western discipline, including Reining and Horsemanship; recruitment of potential student-athletes; assist with practice schedules, and management and care of horses; and manage the organization and implementation of administrative duties necessary for home and away competitions and team travel needs. Position will also be responsible for promotions and community service projects, and any other responsibilities required in order to run a competitive NCAA Division I program.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree; familiarity of equine industry and AQHA and NRHA rules; Reining and/or Horsemanship experience; provide evidence of successful equestrian coaching and/or teaching; have a strong commitment to the academic and athletic goals of the Equestrian Program, K-State Athletics and the University; must have a valid driver’s license at all times, and be able to travel and work evenings, weekends and holidays as required.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Basic knowledge of NCAA and Big 12 Conference rules and regulations. Experience with NCAA equestrian sport in the National Collegiate Equestrian Association (formerly Varsity Equestrian) format.
TO APPLY: To be considered for this position, please submit a letter of introduction, resume, and contact information for three professional references via e-mail only to . Screening of applications begins May 24, 2013, and continues until position is filled. Background check required. KSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.