Instructional Support Assistant - Equine Science
Morrisville State College seeks a highly motivated, responsible individual who thrives on taking initiative and being a team player to join its Equine Science Department as an Instructional Support Assistant. This is a tenure track position in the Western portion of the Equine Science Department assisting with the day-to-day management of the Western program horses and Western facilities, the instruction of Western riding and training labs, and the supervision of the summer internship program. The successful candidate will assist with the daily operation of the college western program to accomplish the educational western program objectives. This position reports directly to the Chair of the Equine Science Department and works as a team member in the strategic planning process with other faculty and staff members that work in the Western program and the Equine Science Department. Qualifications: Associate’s degree in equine science or a related area is required; bachelor’s degree preferred. Must possess or be willing and able to obtain a Class A CDL and certification for pesticide application to livestock. Also required is the ability to perform moderate to heavy physical labor in occasional extreme weather conditions. Special Notes: 12 month obligation. Morrisville State College is ideally located in the geographic center of New York State and offers over 75 different majors. Morrisville State College is well known for programs in the areas of business and entrepreneurship, agriculture, natural resource conservation and sustainability, hospitality and restaurant management, criminal justice, applied psychology, video-journalism, equine science and rehabilitation, nursing, massage therapy, wood technology, residential construction, science and technology, and automotive. The Morrisville advantage is quite simple: a practical experiential learning environment with a vibrant campus life that leads our graduates to specialized careers or advanced education. Qualified candidates should upload a cover letter and resume on-line at www.morrisville.edu. Paper submissions not accepted. Application review will begin May 15, 2014 and continue until position is filled. Anticipated start date Summer/Fall 2014. Salary commensurate with education and experience. Morrisville State College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. The College actively seeks applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.