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Barn and Groom Crew Albion College Equestrian Center

Barn and Groom Crew

Albion College: Finance and Administration: Equestrian Center

Location Albion, Michigan


Albion College is seeking candidates for Barn and Groom Crew positions. Crew members are responsible for the daily cleaning of stalls, grooming, exercising, feeding, and care of horses. This position requires varied working conditions including working in stables, barns, arenas and garages in all weather conditions and at all times of the day and night. The employee must be tolerant of continuous exposure to natural airborne allergens (dust, hay, pollen, etc.), stable odors and large animals. The employee will work both indoors and out in all weather conditions.


  • Applicants must be responsible & dependable
  • Experience working with large animals, including volunteer experience
  • Experience working with horses and in a barn facility preferred
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to perform tasks in a timely fashion while working efficiently and managing multiple tasks
  • Ability to interact with clients and co-workers in a professional manner
  • Ability to maintain proper records
  • Ability to handle and exercise horses in manner that is safe, fair and ethical to the horse
  • Ability to recognize a horse that is sick or injured and administer basic first aid
  • Ability to work as a team including taking pride in one's work and being responsive to feedback
  • Candidates with experience working with horses in a barn facility, including clipping and bathing of horses and providing medical care may be considered for a Barn and Groom Crew II position

Application Instructions

Using the “Apply Now” button below, interested candidates should submit an online application (through Interfolio) including a resume and the contact information for three professional references.
Please contact Randi Gardner (, Associate Director/Instructor or (517) 629-0838. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled
If you do not have access to a computer or would need assistance completing the online application you are welcome to complete the online application at the Human Resources office located at 1003 E. Cass Street. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Albion College is a private liberal arts college of approximately 1400 students. It is situated in a culturally diverse community in south-central Michigan within an hour's drive of the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and Western Michigan University. Albion is dedicated to the highest quality in undergraduate education and committed to diversity as a core institutional value. Albion College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status as protected by law, in all educational programs and activities, admission of students, and conditions of employment. We are especially interested in candidates who will contribute to a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.
Albion is dedicated to the highest quality in undergraduate education and committed to diversity as a core institutional value. The College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is especially interested in candidates who will contribute to a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.
Application materials are only accepted for open positions. Each search has its own search committee and application process so if an applicant is interested in more than one open position, application materials should be submitted for each position. Please review the position listing carefully for a description, minimum and preferred qualifications and application process information.
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