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Head Coach, Equestrian

Salve Regina University
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Aug 30, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education, Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Part Time
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About Salve Regina University:

Salve Regina University competes as a Division III member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), The Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC), the New England Football Conference (NEFC) and The Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC). The University sponsors 19 intercollegiate sports for men and women in addition to club and intramural teams, and a variety of recreational opportunities. SRU Student-Athletes distinguish themselves in the classroom as well as on the field with more than 35% attaining a GPA of 3.4 or higher.

Job Description:


Responsible for the overall organization, coaching, supervision and recruiting of an NCAA Division III Equestrian program in accordance with all NCAA, Commonwealth Coast Conference, University and departmental rules, regulations and policies.


  • Responsibilities include coaching student athletes in both showing and practice situations.
  • Recruiting talented student athletes within the rules and philosophy of both the NCAA and Salve Regina University to include attendance at all open houses.
  • Work with the Associate Director of Athletics to monitor and promote satisfactory academic progress and NCAA compliance.
  • Work with the Equipment Manager to order appropriate equipment/uniforms and to facilitate the issue and return of such.
  • Attend all department and conference meetings and perform other related administrative duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
  • Must adhere to all NCAA/CCC/Salve Regina University rules and regulations.
  • In particular, all coaches and athletics personnel are charged with being knowledgeable of, and assuring and monitoring compliance by all student- athletes, staff and assistant coaches with applicable governing constitutions, by-laws, rules, policies, interpretations and regulations of the NCAA, the University and the Commonwealth Coast Conference. Staff members shall immediately advise the Compliance Office if there is reason to believe that violations have occurred or will occur and shall cooperate fully in any investigation of possible NCAA or Conference violations.


Work closely with internal support personnel to include Athletic Trainers, Sports Information Director, Office Coordinator, Compliance Officer, Facilities Director, Scheduling Coordinator and Game Management Supervisor in the performance of their duties.


A valid chauffeur's license is required. Current CPR/First Aid certification is required prior to assuming responsibilities.


Incumbent is subject to both inside and outside work, and could encounter extreme weather conditions.


  • Attendance at collegiate institution required.
  • Experience with equine showing and lessons.
  • Three to five years equine/coaching experience required.
  • Ability to handle stables and horses.
  • Recruiting experience a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a solid work ethic required.

Additional Information:

Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant with all applicable non-discrimination laws.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online for any open staff and faculty positions by providing a cover-letter and resume. Pre-employment background checks and reference checks are required of successful candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify.


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