Salary Range: $49,894-$65,559 and excellent benefit package. The Polk County Conservation Board is seeking an energetic, highly motivated proven leader to manage the day to day activities and programs of the Equestrian Center including the stable, arenas, buildings and surrounding grounds and a variety of programs.
The Equestrian Center operates on a seven day per week schedule. The Manager supervises two full time and two part time staff as well a fluctuating number of seasonal and temporary employees and develops and oversees a budget of $450,000.
The Manager is responsible for identifying new and expanding existing programming opportunities, planning and implementing a marketing/promotional, outreach strategy designed to promote equestrian services/programs and increase revenues, provides administrative oversight for a variety of equestrian programs—see http://www.jesterparkec.com/ for more information and works closely with stable and program staff to ensure the proper and efficient scheduling of staff, effective and efficient program operation and that accurate and timely financial, equipment, supplies and related recordkeeping is maintained. The ideal candidate will possess both a college degree in business administration, marketing, animal science or a related field and at least two years experience in the equine industry or five years successful experience managing a private business.
Required: The ability to obtain/maintain a valid drivers license issued by the State of Iowa.
Submit all of the following application materials: application, resume and cover letter by May 24th at 4:30 p.m., CST, to
Polk County Conservation Board 11407 NW Jester Park Drive Granger, Iowa 50109
Application materials received after 4:30 p.m., CST May 24th will not be considered.
Full job description and application are available at www.leadingyououtdoors.org Applications are subject to the Iowa Open Records law. EOE. Pre-employment back ground check and physical are required.