Part Time Rodeo Coach - USU Eastern

Utah State University
March 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:$1,250
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Part Time Rodeo Coach - USU Eastern

City Price Campus

Posted Date 20 hours ago(2/15/2023 6:21 AM)

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Position Type

 Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time

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Percent of Time or Hours per Week

 Up to 29 hours a week


 USU Eastern


 USU Eastern-Athletics

Advertised Salary

 Stipend amount of $1,250.00 a pay month split between two pay periods a month

Telework Eligible


The head rodeo coach is to be responsible for coaching, character development and providing direction to student athletes so that they might achieve a high level of skill as well as an appreciation for discipline, sportsmanship and teamwork while at USU Eastern.

Working with, and directly under the director of athletics, they have the responsibility to: support student-athlete academic success, recruits prospective student-athletes following the university and athletic department mission and student-athlete recruitment procedures, and plans and directs the rodeo team.

  • Establish a philosophy for the student-athlete that creates high academic standards and positive moral and ethical code of behavior.
  • Work with the athletic staff to ensure that each student-athlete meets the requirements to be eligible under the university and NIRA guidelines.
  • Support the mission, philosophy and core values of Utah State University Eastern.
  • Coordinating practice planning, skill development, and designing strategies which prepare team for competition.
  • Recruiting and retaining top prospective student-athletes.
  • Adheres to the NIRA, SWAC and other relevant sports policies and procedures.
  • Organize, plan and execute travel arrangements within an organized and executing travel documentation and records.
  • Develop a budget, and keep essential documentation necessary for financial matters of the program.
  • Engage and promote team program through social media and in collaboration with social media staff members.
  • Engage in the community, and support the local athletics and businesses.
  • Engage in team fundraising in a manner that will allow the team to be at an elevated level, and assist with sponsorship opportunities.
  • Host and plan a successful rodeo at USU Eastern/Carbon Rec rodeo stadium. The successful rodeo should be highly attended, financially profitable, and overall entertaining for students and community members.
  • Coach student-athletes in their growth and development in the sport with techniques and fundamentals of their position and sport conditioning
  • Collaborate with assistant coaches to plan and direct the athletic team, assigning positions, preparing players for athletic competition, developing, and implementing strategies to improve performance, and determine game strategy.
  • Provide an example of competitive but sportsmanlike conduct.
  • Serve as a positive role model for student-athletes on and off the court/field, and work well with students, faculty, staff, and community.
  • Maintains strong supportive relationships with the student athletes and their families.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree or equivalent educational opportunities/trade education
  • 2-4 years of rodeo experience
  • Knowledge of the student athlete recruiting process, and connections to recruit high level NIRA athletes.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Have a high level of communication skills with their student-athletes, prospective student-athletes, their coaches, counselors, parents, and supportive community.
  • Knowledge of any divisional regulations pertaining to the sport at the NJCAA level.
  • Knowledge of strengthening and conditioning methods and techniques and how to collaborate with support staff.
  • Show dedication both to the sport and to the team and athletes that are coached.
  • Being able to work with people from a wide range of backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of equipment, materials, and supplies required to provide facilities suitable for the team.
  • Knowledge of computer software applications.
  • Knowledge of NIRA conference, region rules and regulations.
  • Perform fundamental coaching responsibilities effectively under stress.
  • Ability to administer and maintain budget expectations.
  • Ability to organize, manage, supervise, and administer a collegiate program
  • Required Documents

    Along with the online application, please attach:

  • Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  • Cover letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application
  • Document size may not exceed 10 MB.

    Advertised Salary

    Stipend amount of $1,250.00 a pay month split between two pay periods a month


    This position requires moderate physical activity. Employees must have sufficient strength to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position including moderate lifting (up to 50 pounds), walking, bending, stooping, kneeling, and squatting. This position requires nearly continuous standing, repetitive hand motions, and reaching overhead. Employees may be exposed to unusual elements including extreme temperatures, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.

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    Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah's land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.

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