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Director of Golf Operations




Dec. 20, 2007

The University of Iowa is seeking qualified applicants for Director of Golf Operations for Finkbine Golf Course.

Responsibilities
The Director of Golf Operations is responsible for providing a dedicated effort in support of a complete recreation experience to the golfing public who visit Finkbine Golf Course; supervising all aspects of daily business; overseeing duties of the head and/or assistant golf professional(s), food and beverage manager and part-time hourly staff; managing resources through daily golf reservations, golf outings, lessons, clinics, tournaments, food/beverage and pro shop sales; and adhering to the rules and regulations of the University, the Big Ten Conference and the NCAA.

Qualifications
Required qualifications: Bachelor's degree (or international equivalent) or an equivalent combination of education and experience; certification as a Class A PGA Professional; reasonable (1-3 years) of experience in successfully administering a golf course operation; excellent customer service, communication, public relations and teaching skills; proficiency in computer software applications required. Preferred qualifications: A minimum of five years experience directing 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.

Terms of Employment
Full-time, 12-month appointment with full University benefits; starting date negotiable; salary commensurate.

Application Process
To apply for this position, visit our website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu and search for Requisition #54836 to complete your online application. No phone calls, please. Screening will start immediately and continue until position is filled.