Equestrian Program Supervisor
Position: Equestrian Program Supervisor Location: Three Lakes, WI
Job Id: 595 # of Openings: 1 Equestrian Program Supervisor Job OverviewThis position is responsible to the Site Manager to fulfill the mission, vision, and commitments of HoneyRock through leadership of the equestrian program and resources. This is a professional, part-time position (25 hours/week) located in the Northwoods of Wisconsin. On-site housing is an option depending on family size and available space. Duties and Responsibilities
- Manages the equestrian program in coordination with the program team to provide an effective horsemanship program to campers, students, and guests. This includes staffing, overseeing safety compliance, evaluating and improving program as needed, and managing the ranch budget. Host and coordinate CHA and equestrian skills courses when appropriate.
- Supervises and coordinates health care, herd composition, horse training and feeding of HoneyRock’s herd. Provides appropriate training for horses to insure a safe and effective arena and trail ride program for campers, students, and guests.
- Hires, trains and supervises quality equestrian staff including teaching wranglers, graduate assistants and/or Fellows.Provides instruction, supervision and development as appropriate to insure safe and quality equestrian program for all campers and quests.
- Coordinate, supervise and lead the Equestrian Track of the Vanguard Gap Year
- Stewards the equestrian equipment inventory and facility. Coordinates pasture management to maximize grazing resources.
- Collaborate with Site Manager to coordinate the operational support functions of the equestrian program including but not limited to hay acquisition, manure management, fencing repairs and general upkeep of the equestrian facilities.
- Trains and drives the draft horse team to support program needs.
- Administrates and teaches equestrian science courses each year. Provides up to a total of 4 credits of instruction annually in equestrian science for undergraduate or graduate students. Additional credits may be taught as needed and will be paid as overload.
- Serves as a resource for any additional functions as needed.
- Bachelor degree required, Masters Degree preferred.
- Minimum of 3 years of experience in equestrian programming.
- Ability to work well with others.
- Management and supervision abilities.
- Ability to work independently and accept supervision.
- Knowledge of horse care and training along with herd management.
- CHA Certification of English level 2 and the Western level 4.