Position Detail

IEA Coach & Event Coordinator (#894)

Date Posted:
08/07/2019
Type/Department:
Staff in Equestrian Center
Search Status:
Search Is Open - Accepting Applications
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The Equestrian Center at Mount Holyoke College has a position available for an Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) Coach and Event Coordinator.  This is a full-time benefitted position working approximately 40 hours per week. This position is responsible for team administration, IEA horse show management, student mentoring, coaching the team at IEA competitions on- and off-campus, teaching team practices, and teaching community riding classes.  There may be an opportunity to teach Hunter Seat riding classes in the College’s Department of Physical Education.

The position will also support our Marketing and Events Manager in running events. This will include, but is not limited to onsite presence at events, assisting with advertising, assisting in designing and producing event prize lists, soliciting events for the facility and creating new revenue generating events. 

Qualified applicants must have a thorough knowledge of hunter seat equitation with demonstrated successful teaching, training and riding experience. The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and written/oral communication skills as well as indefatigable enthusiasm.  Experience working with high school students and in an academic setting a plus. Experience in horse show and equestrian clinic management a plus.

Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college for women with 2,200 students and 220 faculty.  Over half the faculty are women; one-fourth are persons of color.  Mount Holyoke College is located about 80 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts.

Mount Holyoke College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to multicultural awareness and cultural diversity in its faculty, staff and students. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.

Mount Holyoke College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Mount Holyoke College is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff members. Mount Holyoke seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to the college's excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society. In furtherance of institutional excellence, the College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups, including faculty, staff, and administration of color, diverse gender identities, first generation college students and individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college, and individuals with a demonstrated leadership commitment to including diverse backgrounds and perspectives.