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Rodeo Coach

Position Deleted on 4/19/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
San Luis Obispo, CA
Admin - Athletics and Coaching
Full Time
Requisition Number: 102740
Regular / Temporary: Temporary
Full / Part Time: Full-Time

Appointment Duration / End Date:
8/30/2013 - 8/31/2014 with possible renewal

CAFES-College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences

College / Division
CAFES-College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences

Salary Range
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Pay Plan
Academic Year

Position Description
Rodeo Coach for men's and women's teams. Coaching Specialist (temporary, non tenure-track) 10-month appointment beginning August 30, 2013 through August 31, 2014 (July and August 2014 are non-work months). Appointment is subject to annual renewal contingent upon satisfactory performance and sufficient budget. The selected individual will be responsible for managing all aspects of a large nationally recognized intercollegiate rodeo program. Primary responsibilities include teaching rodeo classes and supervising student practices. The coach manages Cal Poly rodeos and other NIRA events, travels with the teams to off-campus collegiate rodeo events, and manages program budget with the college accountant. The coach will actively recruit rodeo athletes from high school and community colleges and serve as an ambassador for Cal Poly Rodeo. The coach will act as an advisor to the Rodeo Club and interact frequently with students, parents, boosters, and the general public. Fundraising for the rodeo program and working with College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences Advancement personnel is expected. The coach is responsible for maintenance of the rodeo facilities, including arena, horse and stock pens, as well as purchasing and care and feeding of practice stock. The coach must ensure the humane treatment and health of all livestock. The coach coordinates all rodeo events with appropriate campus personnel, e.g. Police, Risk Management, Contracts and Procurement, and Farm Operations.

Required Qualifications / Specialized Skills
Ability to teach rodeo courses; and administrative and budget management abilities; evidence of strong leadership and effective personnel management skills; evidence of ability to develop external financial resources for the support of the rodeo program; effective verbal and written communication skills; effective interpersonal skills; livestock care and handling experience; maintenance of farm or ranch facilities and equipment; and a demonstrated commitment to and involvement with collegiate rodeo.

Preferred Qualifications / Skills
Experience with Collegiate rodeo coaching, PRCA, and/or maintenance of rodeo facilities preferred. A bachelor's degree is preferred.

Special Conditions (Staff)
Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background/fingerprint check.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Benefits Eligible

Job Open Date

Review Begin Date

Internal Recruitment Only

Projected Start Date (Faculty Only)

Department Information (Faculty)
Cal Poly has a long tradition in Rodeo and numerous world champions got their start here. The College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences (CAFES) is the fourth largest undergraduate agriculture program in the nation. It has 3,800 students in 16 programs. Cal Poly manages over ten thousand acres of agricultural land, with over 6,000 acres are available for agriculture instruction, complementing Cal Poly's "learn by doing" teaching philosophy.
Cal Poly is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and nominations of all qualified individuals. EEO.  
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