Delaware State University Assistant Equestrian Coach

Location: Dover, DE
Requisition City: Dover

Delaware State University
Vacancy Announcement - Assistant Equestrian Coach #1
Department of Athletics
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Applications will be accepted until position is filled


About Delaware State University:  Located in the capital city of Dover, home of Dover Air Force Base and situated midway between Philadelphia and Delaware’s beach district, Delaware State University is a comprehensive, doctoral granting, Land Grant, HBCU, urban, residential university of 4,800 students.  A member of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, the NCAA I Hornets Athletics Department includes 18 sport programs.
The Assistant Women’s Equestrian Coach #1 assists the Head Women’s Equestrian Coach in directing all activities of the program within NCAA, UEC, NCEA, and DSU policies, guidelines, and procedures.  The Assistant Equestrian Coach #1 is responsible for maintaining high academic standards to support the academic development and graduation of student-athletes while focused on student-athlete welfare; assisting in successfully directing the women’s equestrian program to compete for UEC and NCAA championships; assisting in the recruitment of student-athletes and maintaining a culture of personal accountability in student-athlete academic performance and conduct; assisting in the planning and direction of all practices, travel, and competition activities; assisting, as delegated by the Head Equestrian Coach, in preparing and managing the administrative functions of the women’s equestrian program; and assisting in community engagement and donor relations by promoting the women’s equestrian program within the priorities of the Department of Athletics.
Minimum Qualifications
• Education:  Bachelor’s Degree required.  Masters Degree preferred.  
• Expertise in the technical, rider development, and teaching/training components of coaching women’s collegiate equestrian.
• Three years of collegiate equestrian experience as an athlete and coach, along with proven equine management experience and an in-depth understanding of the assigned discipline (i.e. Western or Hunt Seat).
Note:  The University reserves the right to change or reassign job duties as provided in policy and negotiated agreements.
Delaware State University is an equal opportunity, Title IX Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, age or disability.
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