Legends of Ranching Equine Sciences Instructor

Coppin State University

United States

August 1, 2021

Description

Posting Details Working Title Legends of Ranching Equine Sciences Instructor

Position Location Fort Collins, CO Posting Number 202100181F Proposed Annual Salary Range $55,000-$75,000. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications Employee Benefits

Colorado State University (CSU) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU's Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas: https: // hr.colostate.edu/hr-community-and-supervisors/benefits/benefits- eligibility/ and https: // hr.colostate.edu/prospective-employees/our-perks/.

Position Type Faculty Work Hours/Week 40 Description of Work Unit

The Department of Animal Sciences at Colorado State University supports Colorado's vast and diverse equine and livestock industries and is responsible for educating approximately 900 undergraduate and 60 graduate students annually. Programs of study are offered to students majoring in Equine Sciences and Animal Sciences. The Equine Sciences major is supported by nationally recognized teaching, research, and outreach programs and consists of 11 faculty members and over 350 undergraduate and graduate students. The CSU main campus sits at the eastern base of the Rocky Mountains one hour north of metro Denver. The CSU Equine Teaching and Research center is located on 50 acres just west of main campus and is where this position will reside. This location offers excellent access to transportation, all outdoor interests, and a broad cross-section of equine and livestock industries and their trade organizations.

Tenure/Tenure Track? No % Research 0 % Teaching 70 % Service 30 % Administration 0 To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 08/01/2021 Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date Position End Date Position Summary

This 12-month, full-time non-tenure track position will serve the Equine Sciences program in the Department of Animal Sciences by leading teaching efforts related to providing a solid foundation in young horses on the ground and under saddle with a focus on the preparation for sale. We are seeking an individual with extensive teaching experience, able to engage a diverse group of students in experiential learning opportunities as they develop their knowledge of horse training methods and techniques. The successful candidate will apply science-based best practices to enhance student learning and ensure horse wellbeing as they lead and coordinate the daily care of horses used in relevant courses. Additionally, the successful candidate will integrate their teaching and training activities into the Equine Sciences curriculum and collaborate with other faculty members in their efforts to conduct relevant research projects. Lastly, this position requires a commitment to engage with equine industry stakeholders and effectively communicate with faculty, staff, and students.

Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires) Required Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Animal or Equine Sciences, or related field completed by start date
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience instructing multiple students on horseback in group settings
  • Minimum of 5 years of horse training experience
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, inclusion, equity, and justice
  • Previous experience in starting young horses and preparing horses for sale and competition
  • Preferred Job Qualifications

  • Advanced Degree in Science, Education, or related field (MS, PhD, DVM)
  • Demonstrated ability to engage with equine industry stakeholders
  • Experience collaborating in research and education projects
  • Experience with undergraduate teaching and mentoring
  • Ability to advance the Department of Animal Sciences' diversity, inclusion, equity and justice efforts through research, teaching, and outreach with relevant programs, goals, and activities
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

    To apply by our full consideration deadline of 8/1/2021, please provide:

  • A cover letter that states interest and describes how you meet the qualifications listed for the position
  • Resume or CV
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy (2-page maximum)
  • Horse Training Philosophy and vision of how to incorporate horse training efforts in the Equine Sciences curriculum at Colorado State University “Listed as other below” (2-page maximum)
  • Contact information for three professional references that may provide a letter of recommendation upon request.
  • References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

    Background Check Policy Statement

    Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

    EEO Statement

    Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

    The Acting Title IX Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO. 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, titleix@colostate.edu.

    The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

    Diversity Statement

    Ability to advance the department's commitment to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching and outreach with relevant programs, goals and activities

    Search Contact Noa Roman-Muniz, noa.roman-muniz@colostate.edu

    Essential Duties

    Job Duty Category Teaching

    Duty/Responsibility

    Coordinate teaching efforts associated with the Legends of Ranching (LOR) Horse Training and Sale Preparation (ANEQ 340 and 341), Preparation of Horses for Western Competition (ANEQ 201A) and other relevant course offerings in the Equine Sciences curriculum.

    Percentage Of Time 70 Job Duty Category Service/Outreach/Engagement

    Duty/Responsibility

    Daily management (feeding decisions, veterinary care, welfare, exercise, training) of competition, and LOR sale horses.

    Engage with internal and external equine industry stakeholders to successfully support teaching and outreach activities.

    Percentage Of Time 30

    References Requested Minimum Requested 3

    Maximum Requested 3

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume or CV
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Other
  • Optional Documents

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