Jul 11, 2018

Employment Opportunity: USEA Instructors' Certification Program Coordinator

By USEA

The United States Eventing Association, Inc. (USEA) is currently searching for qualified applicants for the contractual position of Instructors’ Certification Program (ICP) Coordinator. Applicants must be proficient in MS Office programs such as Excel, Word, and Outlook. Abilities with Photoshop and other Adobe applications, appreciated. Must have excellent attention to detail and an excellent sense of planning and organization. Must display initiative and be a self-starter. Must have the ability to: collaborate and communicate effectively amongst both internal and external groups, prioritize and deal with the unexpected, maintain a high level of performance in stressful situations, and remain well-organized and effectual within changing environments. A working knowledge of equestrian sport, especially eventing, is preferred. Applicants must also be able to travel on assignment to several USEA educational activities around the country. This position reports to the USEA Senior Director of Education.

The ICP Coordinator will be asked to work on a number of tasks including, but not limited to:

  • Assist with coordination and scheduling of ICP Workshops; Young Event Horse Instructor and Young Event Horse Professional Trainer Workshops;
  • Attendance at ICP Assessments to act as scribe and onsite coordinator;
  • Coordination of the ICP Symposium to include securing demo horses/riders at appropriate levels; coordinate with the clinicians as to content of the symposium and other logistics relating to the symposium;
  • Find, communicate about, and pursue all opportunities to enhance certified instructors' ongoing learning opportunities, including those required by the Continuing Education Program; implementation of instructor/mentor opportunities;
  • Find and communicate key riding/training/competing and horse care concepts/questions, new event rules, etc., to certified instructors via GoogleGroup list; via USEA Senior Director of Education approval/oversight;
  • Coordinate with Certified Instructors for content for Instructors Corner in the magazine; work with USEA staff to write this content; and
  • Assist the USEA Senior Director of Education as assigned.

This is a contractual position and as such is not eligible for benefits. Pay will be commensurate with experience and expenses related to authorized travel will be compensated.

Please send a resume and cover letter to Attn: Employment Opportunity – ICP Coordinator at [email protected] by Monday, July 23, 2018. Please also send three references with contact information.

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