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Assistant Equestrian Coach - University of Minnesota Crookston

Crookston, Minnesota 56716
United States
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Date Posted: 01/05/2024 | Last Updated: 01/09/2024
Other, Trainer - Hunter/Jumper
Positions Available:
Full Time
Annual Salary Range:
$40,000 - $44,999
Minimum Education Level:
Four Year Degree
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job:
Any Breed
Languages Required:
Any Language
Drivers license required?
Commercial drivers license required?
Own car required?
Pets allowed?
Non-smoker required?
Live on site?
Will pay to relocate?
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft   in
Weight:   lbs
About The Facility
University of Minnesota, Crookston (UMNC)

With a strong tradition of technology-enhanced teaching and learning, the University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) serves as the U's major outpost in Northwest Minnesota. UMNC provides both experiential, career-oriented degree programs as well as high-quality online programs, while connecting its teaching, research, and outreach to rural economic development and service to the region and beyond.

At the University of Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized by the Star Tribune as a Top Workplace for 2021, as well as by Forbes as Best Employers for Women and one of America's Best Employers (2015, 2018, 2019, 2023), Best Employer for Diversity (2019, 2020), Best Employer for New Grads (2018, 2019), and Best Employer by State (2019, 2022)
Job Description
The Assistant Equestrian Coach is responsible for assisting the head coach in all aspects of the Equestrian program. This includes assisting with public and media relations efforts; recruiting players; monitor student athletes academic progress; assisting in organizing and supervising practice and off season programs; assist in fundraising, and additional duties as assigned by the Athletic Director. This position is a full-time, 10-month, annually renewable position.
Job Requirements
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelors degree; excellent interpersonal and motivational skills; personal commitment to integrity of the athletic program and the concept of the student-athlete, commitment to diversity and inclusion and student engagement, knowledge of NCAA Division II rules and regulations and basic computer skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in the 3'-3'6" equitation. Preference given to candidates who have a Masters or advanced degree; well educated in Equitation on the Flat and Equitation Over Fences, NCAA Division II recruiting experience, at least 1 year collegiate coaching experience in either the National Collegiate Equestrian Association or Intercollegiate Horse Show Association, and basic computer skills.

Employment Requirements:
Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

How to Apply: Applicants should contact Haley Pembroke at with a resume and cover letter.
We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work. The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
• Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
• Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the
• Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
• Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
• University HSA contributions
• Disability and employer-paid life insurance
• Employee wellbeing program
• Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• Financial counseling services
• Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no cost

The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.
Description of Housing Provided
No housing provided.