Dec. 15, 2008
The University of Iowa is seeking qualified applicants for Head Golf Professional for Finkbine Golf Course. This is a full-time, nine-month position with University benefits, starting date approximately March 1, 2009.
The Head Golf Professional reports to the Director of Golf Operations and is responsible for providing a dedicated effort in support of a complete recreation experience to the golfing public who visit Finkbine Golf Course. This position will assist the Director of Golf Operations in supervising all aspects of daily business; overseeing duties of the assistant golf professional(s) and part-time hourly staff; managing resources through daily golf reservations, golf outings, lessons, clinics, tournaments and pro shop sales; and adhering to the rules and regulations of the University, the Big Ten Conference and the NCAA.
Required qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent) or an equivalent combination of education and experience; certification as a Class “A” member of PGA of America in Good Standing or PGA of America Level 2 Apprentice; some (6 months – 1 year) experience in successfully administering a golf course operation; excellent customer service, communication, public relations and teaching skills; proficiency in computer software applications required (e.g. Fairway, spreadsheets, word processing). Preferred qualifications: A minimum of two years experience managing the daily golf operations and a demonstrated ability in marketing, selling and developing a vision for a public/university golf course are preferred. Preference will be given to candidates that can most effectively meet the development needs of the golf course operation.
To apply for this position, visit our website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu and search for Requisition # 56410 to complete your online application. No phone calls, please. Screening will start immediately and continue until position is filled.
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.