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Summer Position – Head of Riding Programs

Website Onondaga Camp

The Position

The Head of Riding is responsible for the management of the riding program as a whole, with support from 2 Assistant Heads. Responsibilities include the following:

·        Care and feeding of 10-12 horses.

·        Preparing riding for summer (site-maintenance), training of staff, and development of program.

·        Implementing program for all campers at riding, ensuring safety and skill development as a priority.

·        Developing and tracking levels for all ages who attend riding to ensure skill development as priority.  Levels must be provided to program director at the end of each session.

·        Providing feedback to all staff and leadership program participants, including informal and bi-weekly reviews.

·        Co-ordination with Assistant Direct/Program Director for any maintenance issues that arise.

·        Horse Show – Co-ordinate the entire horseback riding show, ensuring ample camper participation exists.

·        Inventory control.

·        End of year inventory, and wish list for following summer.

Necessary Qualifications/Competencies

·        Previous experience riding, caring for horses, mucking/barn management.

Experience teaching riding skills

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