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Contract Instructor(s) - Certified Groom Training Program

Written by CynDee Walden, Olds College
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Continuing Education has an opportunity available for a Certified Groom Training Program Instructor(s) for the period of January 2015 to June 2015 - specific dates to be confirmed. Program delivery will be at Olds College and related Alberta racing facilities.

The successful candidate(s) must be a content expert for Flat Racing and/or Harness Racing. Applicants must be comfortable providing guidance to students in a group and/or in a one-on-one setting on practical groom care, barn management, horse handling techniques and race day procedures.

Instructor(s) must be licensed by Horse Racing Alberta and must have at least two (2) years of experience in the racing industry. Candidate(s) with other combinations of related industry training and experience may be considered. Candidate(s) may be requested to demonstrate physical and practical capabilities to fulfill the position requirements.

Superior communication and interpersonal skills, strong organizational abilities, and previous supervisory experience are required. Instructional experience is an asset. The successful candidate(s) will be a team player who is responsible to the program manager and works cooperatively with instructional staff and students. Olds College Certified Groom Training and the ability to take the lead role in the harness racer content section are definite assets.

Please forward a resume quoting competition# 14091C. Preference will be given to applications received by September 14, 2014 however; this competition will remain open until suitable candidates have been selected. For further information on this and other employment opportunities, please visit our website at Applications may be e-mailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or sent to the address below:

Human Resources
Olds College
4500 - 50 Street, Olds, Alberta T4H 1R6


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