Aug 04, 2023

Employment Opportunity: Executive Administrative Assistant

The United States Eventing Association, Inc. (USEA) is currently searching for qualified applicants for the position of Executive Administrative Assistant. This individual would provide administrative support to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and the Senior Director of Education. The tasks for this position include supporting the administrative and on-site support for USEA administered educational programs for licensed officials, and eventing coaches. Updating educational program listings and updating the USEA database for the Eventing Coaches Program (ECP) and the Training Program for Eventing Officials (TPEO). This position will also assist the USEA CEO with scheduling, communication, and general administrative support. The staff member will be employed full-time and must be in the vicinity of Leesburg, Virginia.

General duties include:

1. Office of the CEO

  • Manage scheduling for CEO including finding best possible times for a majority of Committee members for various groups.
  • Prepare materials for meetings of the CEO.
  • Answer and respond to phone calls, communicate messages and information to the CEO.
  • Monitor email correspondence and respond when necessary.
  • Maintain various records and documents for CEO.
  • Assist CEO with the task management through use of the Eisenhower Matrix.
  • As needed draft minutes for meetings of the USEA Board of Governors, Executive Committee, USEA Foundation Board of Trustees, and any other USEA Committees identified by the CEO.
  • Work with USEA Executive Committee elected Secretary in the review and distribution of minutes.

2. Education Department Support

  • ECP database management/outreach to assist coaches with updating files.
  • Updating ECP certification status in database.
  • Create registration forms for all education programs.
  • Accept/Process/Record Program Registration Applications, Release forms, create attendance spreadsheets, and clinic/training program recaps, for all education programs.
  • Create sign-in sheets and name badges for all education programs.
  • Create/submit USEA educational activity forms for all education programs.
  • Enter TPEO and CEC clinic dates/panelists/attendance through USEF website.
  • Distribute digital materials to TPEO and CEC participants.
  • Coordinate website listing of education programs on the Educational Activities and ECP Calendars with Senior Director of Membership and the Media and Communications Manager.
  • Reply to general inquiries relating to ECP and TPEO.
  • Assist with coordination of demo riders for ECP workshops and the ECP Symposium.
  • Distribute digital ECP Workshop material to candidate coaches and Workshop host.
  • Distribute ECP Assessment written exams to readers, compile results, and record in coach, and assessment files.
  • Distribute Assessment materials to candidates at conclusion of assessment - to include teaching skills sheets, hands-on, and written examinations.
  • Create/digitally distribute ECP certificates after conclusion of assessment.
  • Work with IT Department to ship A/V equipment to offsite educational activities.
  • Assist with coordination of logistics relating to all education programs to include: ECP Symposium, Workshops, Officials Training Programs and Continuing Education Clinics (TPEO/CEC), and tent rental, table and chair rental, table linens, generators, A/V needs, porta potties, golf cart rental, food trucks, food/snacks/beverages, etc.
  • Attend ECP Symposium in the role of registration & hospitality.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift to 15 pounds at times.
  • Must be able to participate in video conferences.
  • Must be willing to travel.

This is a full-time position eligible for health, 401k, and other benefits. For more details and to apply, please refer here.

Sep 23, 2023 Eventing News

Stellar Show Jumping Round Puts Saville in the CCI4*-S Lead at Plantation Field

As Tropical Storm Ophelia brought soaking rains to the region today, the Plantation Field International continued its four days of competition with CCI3*-S and CCI4*-S show jumping and cross-country for CCI1*-S, CCII2*-S, and CCI3*-S divisions.

Sep 23, 2023

Meet the Newest Area IX Champions

The USEA Area IX Championships took place during two different horse trials this summer, with the Modified Championships as part of the The Event at Archer (Cheyenne, Wymoming) in August and the Preliminary, Training, Novice, and Beginner Novice Championships taking place during The Event at Skyline (Mount Pleasant, Utah) in September. In addition, Area IX offered additional championship tests at the Starter and Tadpole levels at Skyline.

Sep 22, 2023 Eventing News

Martin and Luke 140 Take CCI4-S Dressage Lead at Plantation Field International

The CCI4*-S division at the 2023 Plantation Field International Horse Trials kicked off today with 39 horses headed down centerline. Local rider Boyd Martin of Coatesville, Pennsylvania, topped the leaderboard riding Luke 140, owned by the Luke 140 Syndicate, and is also tied for third (28.8) with the Annie Goodwin Syndicate’s Fedarman B. Martin is also placed 23rd with Contessa, owned by the Turner family.

Sep 22, 2023 Young Event Horse

The Dutta Corporation Returns as Title Sponsor of the USEA Young Event Horse Championships

The United States Eventing Association, Inc. (USEA) is humbled to announce the return of long-time partner The Dutta Corporation as the “Title Sponsor of the 2023 USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) Championships,” which include the East Coast Championships at the Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill in Elkton, Maryland, on Oct. 19-20 and the West Coast Championships at Twin Rivers Ranch in Paso Robles, California, on Oct. 27-28.

Official Corporate Sponsors of the USEA

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Official Feed of the USEA

Official Saddle of the USEA

Official Real Estate Partner of the USEA

Official Equine Insurance of the USEA

Official Forage of the USEA

Official Supplement Feeding System of the USEA

Official Competition & Training Apparel of the USEA