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CNCC Assistant Rodeo Coach/Columbine Park Assistant

Position Deleted on 9/10/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Rangely/Craig, CO
Admin - Athletics and Coaching
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
$30,000 USD Per Year
SECTION I - Background Information:
DEPARTMENT: Athletics/Rodeo
Division: Instruction and Student Affairs
CLASSIFICATION TITLE: Exempt: Professional/Technical
SUPERVISOR: Head Rodeo Coach / Athletic Director

SECTION II - Summary of Major Functions:
Serve as assistant rodeo coach for the College NIRA Rodeo Team. Instruct/Coach in various collegiate rodeo events such as goat tying, barrel racing, breakaway roping, tie down roping, team roping, steer wrestling, bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, and bull riding. Assist in the maintenance and management of the Columbine Park facility.

SECTION III - Primary duties:
Duties include the following:
  • Assisting Rodeo Coach.
  • Mentoring / directing / interacting with rodeo student athletes.
  • Instructing and training in methods and procedures pertaining to NIRA competition events.
  • Performing duties related to the practice & preparation of rodeo events
  • Coaching student athletes during competition and practice seasons.
  • Assist in the maintenance and upkeep of CNCC equipment and facilities
  • Assisting in maintenance and upkeep of Columbine Park
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head Rodeo Coach
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 40 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 65 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision/distant vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

SECTION IV - Important & essential knowledge, skills & abilities:
Advanced knowledge of collegiate rodeo events, goat tying, barrel racing, breakaway roping, tie down roping, team roping, steer wrestling, bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, bull riding, and the ability to assist with the coaching of these events as they pertain to NIRA competition.

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Ability to drive a truck and trailer, operate Tractor, and or large equipment such as Water Truck.

SECTION V - Degrees, License, Certificates or Registrations:
Minimum or Required:
Colorado Driver's License.

Ability to write and process information using spreadsheets. High School graduate and /or working toward a college degree.

1. Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in an appropriate field.
2. Industry-related experience in rodeo events and coaching
3. Agricultural facility related work experience
4. Advanced knowledge of collegiate rodeo events, rodeo skills, and coaching practices.

SECTION VI - Equipment/Machine Operation:
Minimum or Required:
Experience with heavy/light equipment such as tractors, skid steers, water trucks, and/or arena groomers.

Computer-spreadsheets and word processing.

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