Head Coach-Women’s Golf

Date Posted; 06/05/2017

SUMMARY:

The Golf Coach reports directly to the Director of Athletics & Recreation. The Coach has responsibilities as assigned by the Athletic Director which may include but is not limited to identifying and recruiting potential student- athletes; assistance in managing the budget for team travel, recruiting, purchasing and issuance of equipment as well as in planning and implementing training schedules for student-athletes.

 FUNCTIONS (DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES):

  • Assist in the planning and implementation of the appropriate training program for student-athletes engaged in college golf.
  • Assess the equipment needs for the golf program and implement plans for acquiring and issuance of equipment.
  • Coordinate match information.
  • Available to travel out of state for recruiting.
  • Available on weekends.
  • Availability to secure home course
  • Plan and implement travel for golf matches - securing transportation, per diem, entry fees, etc.
  • Responsible for the inventory, maintenance, repair, safety, distribution and disposal of all equipment.
  • Assist in the implementation of camps and clinics.
  • Assist in identifying and recruiting of potential student-athletes.
  • Organize and complete all required paperwork including but not limited to payment approval forms and purchase request documentation.
  • Attend departmental meetings, events, and functions.
  • Attend seminars, conferences, and professional development opportunities.
  • Assist in the management of the budget.
  • Organize community outreach events.
  • Accept other assignments from the Athletic Director.  

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

The knowledge and skills necessary to perform the duties of this position are typically acquired through the following combinations of education, expertise, skills and/or equivalent:

EDUCATION:

A Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of two years recent experience managing/coordinating camps or clinics.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in supervising instructional staff.

COMPETENCIES/SKILLS:

  • CPR, First aid
  • Effective oral, written and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to create and support a work community that allows a diverse group of students, faculty and staff to grow and develop individually and collectively as part of a collegiate athletic program.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment as needed.
  • Competency in the use of biomechanics software programs as a tool to evaluate athlete’s skill level.
  • Ability to organize and manage complex college record keeping function; prepare, maintain, and interpret statistical data with competency.
  • Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • High Proficiency in personal computer systems utilizing databases, word processing, graphics, spreadsheets, to include MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively with a diverse group of students, faculty and staff.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to discern the urgency of appropriate decision making processes.
  • Commitment to mutual respect, service, orientation, multiculturalism and diversity, community service and institutional excellence.
  • High ethical, moral and professional standards.

Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Soka University of America offers a competitive benefits package. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply send a letter of interest, resume, salary history/requirements and three professional references to:

Human Resources
Re: Golf Coach
Soka University of America
1 University Drive
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
E-mail: jobs@soka.edu

Soka University of America is an equal opportunity employer.