Western Instructor / Varsity Coach

Job description

Albion College invites application for the Western Instructor/Varsity Coach position. This position is responsible for developing and overseeing the western riding program including teaching lessons, coaching an intercollegiate team, maintaining an appropriate size herd of western horses, and the training and conditioning of horses. In addition, this position will work closely with the Admission Office in recruiting prospective students.  This position will assist in the daily operations of the stables and events hosted at the Held Equestrian Center. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize, and organize a diversified workload with sensitivity and confidentiality. Must exhibit an appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse environment, inclusive of students, faculty and staff of many social, economic, cultural, ideological, racial and ethnic backgrounds.


This position is eligible for full benefits including health/dental/vision insurance, retirement, tuition remission, and campus amenities including free on-site fitness facility, free parking, and access to campus events/performances.

FLSA Classification: Salaried / Exempt / Instructional

Status: Full-Time

Duration: 12 months per year


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Significant experience in AQHA, APHA, ApHC, NRHA, IHSA, YEDA, IEA or AHA competitions required
  • Significant experience in multi-discipline riding as well as horse care required
  • Must have a valid, or be eligible to obtain, a Michigan driver’s license and clearing initial and periodic driving record checks; position may require obtaining a CDL       

Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit an online application including cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/50146.

Please contact Ms. Andrea Wells ([email protected]), Director of the Equestrian Center, for questions about the position or search.

A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.




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Posted: 4/13/2018
Application Due: 6/12/2018
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