On-Call Stable Hand

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number U00004P
Position Title On-Call Stable Hand
Department Athletics, Fitness and Recreation
Position Status On-Call
Position Type Temporary
Months per Year Other
Work hours

7am-3:30pm; Wednesday through Sunday

Start Date (For temporary positions only)
End Date (For temporary positions only)
Position Band/Level Union
Pay Range $13.91/hour per union contract

Ad Text

Job Summary

The Department of Athletics, Fitness and Recreation at Skidmore College invites applications for a temporary, on-call basis, Stable Hand available in the College’s Riding Program. Schedule will vary between 30 to 40 hours a week. Duties include cleaning stalls, feeding, watering horses, and related assignments.

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or GED, 1 year previous equine care experience, A valid NYS driver’s license required.

Preferred Qualifications

Job related tractor experience preferred.

Physical Demands (For Union Positions Only)

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk, sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk, hear, taste and smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 80 pounds with appropriate equipment and assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

EEO Statement

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.


Special Instructions to Applicant

To be considered for this position, please fill out an online application and attach the following required document of a list of three references to include name, title, company, email address and telephone number of three professional references. Optional documents of a cover letter and resume may also be attached.

All attachments must be attached through the application system. If you encounter difficulty, please contact Clarissa Sawyer, Employment Coordinator in Human Resources at: csawyer@skidmore.edu or 518 580.5802

Posting Information

Posting Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Quicklink for Posting http://careers.skidmore.edu/postings/1274

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  2. * Are you available to work weekends?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a High School Diploma or GED?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you hold a valid New York State Driver's License?
    • YES
    • NO
  5. Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • Inside Higher Education
    • LinkedIn
    • New York State Department of Labor
    • Saratoga Chamber of Commerce
    • Saratogian
    • Scholarly Hires
    • Skidmore Website
    • Times Union
    • Twitter
    • Career Fair
    • Invited by Department to Apply
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by Skidmore Employee
    • Other

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. List of Three References
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume