Required: Earned bachelor’s degree. Ability to work with college students and rodeo athletes; excellent organizational and logistic skills, excellent people skills, ability to work as a team member, high ethical standards, good public relations skills, good financial management skills; desire to recruit students and build program excellence.
Preferred: Earned master’s degree in agricultural or complementary field. Previous coaching and teaching experience.
Primary Responsibilities: Coach University Rodeo Team and provide program leadership, produce Sul Ross NIRA Rodeo, manage rodeo animals, supervise and schedule rodeo practice and coordinate rodeo activities with other institutional activities, travel with rodeo team to NIRA events, manage and maintain accurate financial records, maintain rodeo equipment, advise rodeo club, insure personal safety and the safety of others, work with Alumni Association, potentially teach courses as needed and assist university ranch manager. The coach is accountable for all aspects of the rodeo program.
Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times. Position is Security Sensitive.