Barn Manager

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Open Date09/09/2020Close Date09/23/2020Classification TitleBarn ManagerDivisionCollege of Arts & SciencesDepartmentAthletics - Equestrian CenterFLSA StatusNon-Exempt HourlyCareer/Pay BandNE7Work ScheduleFull YearIf Other, specify monthsFull Time vs Part TimeFull TimeAppointmentRegularIf Term, specify number of yearsPrimary Function

Responsible for the care, maintenance, and operation of farm equipment as well as to collaborate with Equestrian Director regarding barn management operations including, but not limited to, facility upkeep and cleanliness, care of pastures and paddocks, and basic horse care.

Typical Duties & Responsibilities

•Ensure cleanliness of barn and stalls.
•Adhere to services provided to boarders for all horses on the property.
•Operate farm equipment and perform repairs when necessary.
•Collaborate with domain manager and equestrian director on best practices for pasture and paddock care.
•Perform tasks for maintenance of barn grounds when necessary.
•Responsible for basic daily care of school and boarder horses, as advised by the Equestrian Director; including feeding, providing water, turning in and out.

Judgment RequiredPerformance of the essential duties of this position is dependent upon independent ingenuity and developmental efforts.Budgetary ResponsibilityNoneMachines & Equipment UsedEducation

High school diploma equivalent combination of education and experience


3-4 years related experience

Job Related Skills

Operate farm equipment


Valid Driver’s License

Student Contact

Frequent; assisting visitors, answering questions, resolving problems


Frequent; assisting visitors, answering questions, resolving problems


Periodic; assisting visitors, answering questions, resolving problems; interacting with vendors and contractors;

Supervision ReceivedThis position receives general supervision. Broad instructions are provided and the staff member uses judgment and experience to carry out assignments. Completed assignments and finished products are reviewed by supervisor after completion.Positions Directly SupervisedPositions Indirectly Supervised

Assistant Barn Manager
Stable Workers

Confidential Information

Budget and salary information

Working Environment

Work is generally completed outside.

Physical RequirementsMust be able to stand for extended periods of time, Must be able to walk for extended periods of time, Must be able to climb (many stairs, ladders), Must be able to crawl and or kneel, Must be able to push and/or pull objects, Must be able to navigate steep and rough terrain, Must be able to use feet for repetitive tasks, Must be able to use hands for repetitive tasks, Must be able to lift between 51-100 pounds (Heavy work), Must be able to carry between 51-100 pounds (Heavy work)Any additional requirements specific to this positionUniversity Information

The University of the South comprises a well-regarded College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. It is an institution of the Episcopal Church that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds. The University is located on a striking, 13,000-acre campus on Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau.

EEO Statement

The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.

Employment PrescreeningEligibility for employment is contingent upon successful prescreeningNon-Discrimination Statement

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1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with
Disabilities Act of 1990 and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, Title VII of
the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of
1972, the University does not discriminate on the basis of sex or other
protected categories in the educational programs or activities which it
operates. This requirement of non-discrimination extends to admission to
and employment in those programs or activities. The University is committed
to sustaining a community in which the dignity of every individual is
respected. Key to this value are efforts to nurture an environment of
civility and mutual respect and to foster a culture of reporting concerns
so that the University can respond promptly and equitably whenever an
incident occurs. All employees, students, and participants of
university-sponsored programs and activities have the right to be free from
harassment and retaliation.

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      Posted: 9/10/2020
      Application Due: 9/23/2020
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