ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ON THE EMORY & HENRY COLLEGE WEBSITE
About this position
This position is responsible for assisting with the overall maintenance and daily running of the facility, including the feeding and cleaning stalls of horses.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Feeding of horses 3x per day
Turn out and bringing in of horses
Watering of horses
Arena watering and dragging
Sweeping of aisles
Stocking hay in the barn
Other duties as assigned.
This position requires outdoor work regardless of temperature in a dusty and often muddy environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
This position is physically demanding. One must be able to endure long hours of physical labor including but not limited to; lifting 50+ pounds and walking up and down hills.
About our ideal candidate
Education & Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent required.
1-2 years of horse handling experience and farm maintenance preferred.
Skills & Abilities:
Working knowledge of horses and horse care
Keen attention to detail
Works well independently and as part of a team
Located in the Highlands of Virginia, Emory & Henry College has devoted itself since 1836 to the belief that education can have a transformative effect on an individual, a place and ultimately the wider world.
Inspired by the motto Increase in Excellence, the first faculty challenged students to grow and develop intellectually, spiritually and physically.
Today, our mission continues to focus on students as they follow a path of intellectualand spiritualgrowth on their way to successful futures. That mission, in turn, is extended to others through a broad program of active engagement and community service.
You will discover that Emory & Henry is a place of promise made up of warm-hearted, caring people who care about your fulfillment. This is a community that embraces people from all walks of life as they work together to improve the individual and the world. We are people with a missionand a long historydevoted to transforming lives and increasing excellence.
Emory & Henry views diversity, equity, and inclusionas foundational to our institution, and strives to continually increase in excellence in this endeavor. In doing so, we recognize the forced removal and stolen labor at the heart of the very founding (and naming) of our College. We also acknowledge the negative impact of power imbalances, discrimination, and exclusion on generations of marginalized groups dating back to the inception of Emory & Henry College. We also recognize that, while this statement is important, it is an insufficient approach to the liberation of impacted peoples.
It is the policy of Emory & Henry College to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
NOTE: As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), our employees will be knowledgeable about and abide by all NCAA rules and regulations to ensure compliance with departmental, university, conference and NCAA policies and regulations.
Job Type: Full-time
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Health savings account
Paid time off
10 hour shift
Work Location: In person
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