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Help Wanted: Director/Lecturer (Race Track Industry Program {RTIP} – The University of Arizona)

The School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences (ACBS) in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) seeks an outstanding candidate for the faculty position of Director and Lecturer, Race Track Industry Program, Non-Tenure Track. This position reports to the Director of ACBS. Work involves directing the program’s strategic plan forward. Expected outcomes/goals include implementing a successful “Global Symposium on Racing & Gaming” each year, the industry’s largest conference, and maintaining the revenues associated with this event. The Director ensures the financial security of the program through effective fund raising and prudent operational management. This position oversees existing programs as well as identifying future opportunities to expand the academic programs available for students and service projects for the industry. Additionally, the RTIP Director will oversee development of a new online teaching program leading to a Bachelor’s degree in Race Track Management. The position shares teaching load with the two associate coordinators of the program as well as other department faculty members. The Director keeps the curriculum current with industry trends and employer’s needs. The position is responsible for the overall administration of the program, is a member of the graduate committee and graduate student adviser. For complete details about this position and to apply please visit https://uacareers.com job posting number F20481. Review of applicants begins June 15, 2016. Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans.

The University of Arizona is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

Help Wanted: Executive Director (Virginia Racing Commission)

The Virginia Racing Commission of the Commonwealth of Virginia seeks a new Located in Henrico (Richmond area), Virginia. This full-time position is responsible for the daily operations of the state agency regulating pari-mutuel thoroughbred and standardbred racing in Virginia. The Executive Secretary reports to the five-member Racing Commission which is appointed by the Governor of the Commonwealth and the Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry. The Virginia Racing Commission (VRC) is responsible for promoting, sustaining, and growing the native horse racing industry in Virginia, including control of all horse racing with pari-mutuel wagering conducted in the Commonwealth.

Qualifications:

  • General knowledge of horse racing, breeding, and pari-mutuel wagering preferred.
  • Demonstrated management and communication skills. Experience in working with the administration of government and the legislative process.
  • Basic knowledge of accounting procedures and budget preparations.
  • Skill in communicating with racing commissioners, general public, political and business leaders, and horse racing stakeholders.
  • Some college preferred with course work emphasis on management, administration, public relations, or accounting.

All applications for this position must be completed online at www.jobs.virginia.gov. Position opens April 15, 2016 for applications – review of applicants begins on May 16, 2016

“Executive Director” – Please enter Virginia Racing Commission as agency in Search Postings. Position is open until filled.

 

Help Wanted: Equine Development Director (University of Kentucky)

The University of Kentucky is seeking a College Philanthropy Offi cer to identify, cultivate and solicit prospects for major gifts to the Gluck Foundation and all equine-related programs within the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. The ideal candidate will be a strong, collaborative individual with a proven record of success in building and sustaining relationships that foster major gift giving. This position requires an individual with a broad knowledge of the equine industry and has the ability to convincingly articulate the vision and priorities of the Gluck Foundation and College Equine Programs and match them to the interests of prospective donors. In addition, we are seeking a Senior Director of Philanthropy to lead all development and fundraising efforts in the college. This position will work strategically with college leadership and the University’s Office of Philanthropy to design and grow a long-term, sustainable development program. To learn more about these exciting opportunities, please contact Mary Beth Bracken at marybeth.bracken@uky.edu or 859-257-3348. The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a policy of providing equal employment opportunities to all candidates.

 

 

Help Wanted: Sales Accounting

Top sales agency is seeking to fill a sales accounting position in Lexington, Kentucky. Duties include sales proceed distribution, payroll, accounts receivable/payable and general accounting. Knowledge of QuickBooks and Consignor Sales Management a must.

Send resume and salary requirements to: tbaccounting.2016@yahoo.com

 

Help Wanted: Big Data Equine

New information startup is seeking a motivated racing professional to bridge the gap between the technical team and the industry. Successful candidates will have both a technical and racing background, strong industry knowledge and contacts, and excellent communication skills.

Please send resume and cover letter telling us why you’re perfect for the job to: BigDataEquine@gmail.com

 

Help Wanted: Stallion Administrator/Booking Coordinator

A large Central Kentucky stud farm is seeking a Stallion Administrator/Booking Coordinator. Must have excellent Microsoft Word/Excel skills. HFM knowledge preferred. Email resume and salary requirements to: studfarmjob@gmail.com

 

Help Wanted: EquiLottery, LLC.

EquiLottery, LLC. is now accepting resumes for the following positions:

  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Account Manager
  • IT Director

Potential candidates must have a desire to be on a history-making startup team, passion for innovation and thinking different, strong attention to detail, 5+ years experience in lottery of horse racing industries and significant experience related to desired position. If you fit these qualifications, please send a cover letter and resume to: HistoryMakers@EquiLottery.com

 

Help Wanted: Stud Groom (Voute Sales)

Voute Sales is seeking a stud groom for their Stratford-upon-Avon farm in the UK. Ted Voute is a leading consignor with experience selling in both the UK and USA. Voute Farm has a small successful resident broodmare band, and yearlings are prepared on site to be presented at all major European Yearling Sales. This operation requires a person capable of handling and preparing sales yearlings to the highest level. The candidate must be able to assist with foaling and liaison with vets and blacksmiths throughout the year. An eye for detail and excellent communication with a high level of horsemanship are essential.

Salary commensurate with experience and accommodation is provided on site. Please send CV to: ted@voutesales.com

 

Help Wanted: New Senior Sales Position (Arrowfield Stud)

Arrowfield’s growth strategy offers an exciting opportunity to join its nominations and bloodstock team. Applicants must have at least five years’ experience in the commercial thoroughbred marketplace and demonstrate an ability to work harmoniously in a dynamic team.

The successful applicant will be based at Arrowfield Stud, Scone and the position will involve significant travel within Australia and New Zealand. The remuneration package is negotiable and will be based on experience.

Written applications should be addressed to John Messara AM, Chairman of the Arrowfield Group by 27th April 2016. Email: jmm@arrowfield.com.au

All applications will be treated confidentially.

 

Help Wanted: Sales Executive (PlusVital)

Applications are invited for an experienced Sales Executive based in Lexington, Kentucky to join PlusVital (including Equinome), a rapidly growing Irish equine science company. The ideal candidate would help grow and manage client accounts for both genetics and nutrition in North America.

This exciting opportunity would suit an experienced and driven professional who has a key understanding of the Thoroughbred industry, with a focus on delivering outstanding sales results throughout defined territory. The role will involve expanding the North American customer buying base, securing new customers within the territory and maintaining/developing the existing key accounts. The ideal candidate will also have a passion for sales and will be extremely customer focused. This role will involve some travel within North America.

For more information, visit www.plusvital.com/usasalesexec

The closing date for applications is 5 PM on Tuesday, May 3, 2016.

Email applications to info@plusvital.com

 

Help Wanted: Stallion Manager (Three Bridges Thoroughbreds)

Three Bridges Thoroughbreds in Australia is seeking a Stallion Manager to join our team. This full time position is ideally suited for those who are natural with horse handling and have a strong desire to make a future for themselves in the Thoroughbred industry. Potential candidates should have:

  • Excellent horse handling ability and understanding of horse temperaments
  • Management and organisational skills in order to implement and follow systems in place for first class horse care
  • A solid understanding of mare reproduction and the requirements of stud season
  • Ability to work within a small and dynamic hands on business
  • Flexibility to adapt to yearling preparation etc. once the stud season is finished
  • Experience in a similar role (essential)
  • Passionate, enthusiastic and motivated
  • Ability to work well within a team and independently
  • A positive outlook and the ability to grow within the business
  • A current drivers license

A rewarding package will be offered to the right person to join our first class team. Call Peter Liston on 0419 837 567 or email resume and cover letter to peter@threebridges.com.au

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At the TDN, we’re always looking for well-written, hard-working, dedicated people who love the industry to join our growing staff. Specific opportunities, when they exist, are listed here.

If you’d like to send us your resume and a cover letter, please email suefinley@thoroughbreddailynews.com and let us know why you’d be a perfect member of our team.