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Stable Worker (PT)

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Posting Details

Requisition Information

Open Date 01/08/2018
Close Date 01/22/2018

Classification Information

Classification Title Stable Worker (30 hours per week)
Division College of Arts & Sciences
Department Athletics - Equestrian Center
FLSA Status Non-Exempt Hourly
Career/Pay Band NE3
Work Schedule Full Year
If Other, specify months
Full Time vs Part Time Part Time
Appointment Regular
If Term, specify number of years
Primary Function

Support Barn Manager in the daily horse care and facility operations.

Typical Duties & Responsibilities

1. Assist with the daily basic care of all horses including, but not limited to: feeding, watering, and turning in/out.
2. Assist in maintaining the cleanliness of the stalls, aisles, feed and storage areas.
3. Assist with stable and facility maintenance including: internal barn structures, fences, paddocks and pastures, arenas and storage buildings.
4. Assist with farm vehicle/machinery maintenance.
5. Must be able to work weekends, holidays and overtime as needed.

Judgment Required Performance of the essential duties of this position is dependent upon independent ingenuity and developmental efforts.
Budgetary Responsibility None
Machines & Equipment Used

Job Specifications/Position Qualifications (minimum)


High school diploma equivalent combination of education and experience


1-2 years related experience

Job Related Skills

Operate farm equipment


Valid Driver’s License

Personal Interaction/Communications

Student Contact

Frequent; assisting visitors, answering questions, resolving problems


Frequent; assisting visitors, answering questions, resolving problems


Periodic; assisting visitors, answering questions, resolving problems; interacting with vendors and contractors;

Supervisory Responsibility

Supervision Received This position receives direct supervision in which assignments and instructions are clearly and regularly explained. Completed assignments are routinely reviewed by supervisor for correctness.
Positions Directly Supervised


Positions Indirectly Supervised


Confidential Information

Confidential Information


Work Environment

Working Environment

Work is generally completed outside.

Weekly schedule is Monday-Friday 8:00am – 2:00pm.

University Employment Information

University Information

The University of the South comprises a well-regarded College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. It is an institution of the Episcopal Church that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds. The University is located on a striking, 13,000-acre campus on Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau.

EEO Statement

The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.

Employment Prescreening Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful prescreening
Non-Discrimination Statement

The University of the South’s policy against discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, and retaliation is consistent with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 34 CFR Part 106, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and 34 CFR 104.7, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act of 2008. In addition to contacting the Title IX Coordinator, who is the compliance coordinator, persons with inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and 34 CFR Part 106 may contact the Regional Civil Rights Director, U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Region IV, 61 Forsyth Street S.W., Suite 19T70, Atlanta, Georgia 30303.

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter