Director of Golf
Position Is Open Until Filled
Code: 18548 Posted: 07/08/2022
UW-Parkside is a regional comprehensive university that is committed to accessibility, academic excellence, student success, diversity, and community engagement. This beautiful campus is on 700 acres of woodland & prairie in the heart of the Milwaukee/Chicago corridor, between Racine and Kenosha and just three miles from Lake Michigan. The most diverse and most affordable institution in the UW System, UW-Parkside enrolls approximately 4,500 students in undergraduate and graduate programs.
UW-Parkside holds the distinction of being the only Division II school in the state of Wisconsin. Parkside Athletics consists of 15 intercollegiate varsity sports with more than 250 student-athletes. The Rangers joined the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) on July 1, 2018. Parkside Athletics is growing, progressing, and on the rise!
The Director of Golf will lead the Parkside men’s golf program while having the opportunity to launch and build a women’s golf program. The Director of Golf will work with administration on all aspects of launching this program, expected to begin competition in Fall 2023.
Under the general supervision of the Director of Athletics and assigned designee, the Director of Golf will be responsible for the operation and management of all aspects of the Parkside men’s and women’s golf programs, including but not limited to: scheduling, budgeting, recruiting, fundraising, practice and game planning, student-athlete development, and community engagement. The Director of Golf will also oversee the Mark Olsen Indoor Golf Center, including use by student-athletes, campus, and community.
All work will be done in accordance with university, conference, and NCAA regulations. Due to the nature of this work, a willingness and flexibility to work nights and weekends is required. This position is a campus security authority and mandatory reporter as defined by federal and state law.
Position Title: Coach (Director of Golf)
Employment Type: Full Time, Limited, Salaried
Reports To: The Director of Golf will report to the Director of Athletics.
Essential Job Functions
1. Responsible for the overall management, leadership and execution of the golf programs, fostering a positive educational and competitive environment on and off the course.
2. Execute all responsibilities in accordance with the NCAA, UW-Parkside, Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC), University of Wisconsin System, and UW-Parkside Foundation policies and procedures.
3. Commitment to operating all aspects of the programs in compliance with NCAA rules and regulations.
4. Plan, organize, and manage all phases of the golf programs; to include:
• Development and implementation of skill, strategy, and techniques with student-athletes.
• Scheduling and supervision of practice sessions and competitions.
• Continual education of student-athlete skill development and mental/motivating techniques for competition.
• Monitoring and supporting the academic progress of student-athletes.
• Monitoring and maintaining the expectations and conduct of student-athletes to support the image and reputation of the athletics program.
5. Perform recruiting duties to ensure recruitment of quality student-athletes:
• Coordinate evaluation, communication, and visits with prospective student-athletes.
• Understand and monitor transcripts and eligibility to ensure prospective student-athletes qualify for Grants-In-Aid and Admission.
• Adherence of all NCAA, conference, and institutional rules pertaining to recruitment.
6. Develop and manage the programs’ budgets in collaboration with the athletics administration
• Execute all purchasing of equipment and travel related expenses within budgetary guidelines of program and University and System policies.
• Proper utilization of the programs’ recruiting and scholarship budgets.
• Conduct fundraising activities for the program in conjunction with the Director of Athletics and athletics administration.
• Effectively utilize the Mark Olsen Indoor Golf Center to generate revenue through rentals, lessons, and camps/clinics.
7. Develop and Supervise:
• A graduate assistant coach (beginning in 2023-24).
• Other members of the coaching staff and/or student managers
8. Collaborate with strength and conditioning coaches on a strength and conditioning program for the golf programs.
9. Attend staff meetings, compliance education sessions, and staff development opportunities.
10. Consistently demonstrate a positive team player attitude, building and maintaining professional working relationships with all departmental staff, including but not limited to the athletics administration, the sports medicine department, support staff, and other department coaches.
11. Represent the athletics department through collaboration with a variety of campus groups.
12. Represent the athletics department appropriately and intentionally through community involvement, speaking engagements, media responsibilities, etc.
13. Represent UW-Parkside as appropriate with the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletics Conference (GLIAC) and the NCAA.
14. Consistent with NCAA Bylaw 11 and institutional procedures, Coach understands and agrees that if Coach is found in violation of any NCAA or Conference Legislation or fails to report a violation, he shall be subject to disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAAA enforcement procedures, including suspension without pay or termination of employment for significant or repetitive violations. It is understood and agreed that any such disciplinary or corrective actions shall be in addition to and in no way limit or restrict any actions the University may take pursuant to Article V herein.
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Experience within collegiate athletics and/or golf industry.
Salary and Benefits
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.
Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf
Total Compensation Estimator:https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/
HOW TO APPLY:
Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.
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External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
STEP 2: Submit application materials
Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:
- Cover Letter
- The names and email addresses for three References
Review of Applications
Applications received by Friday, July 22nd, 2022 are ensured full consideration. Position is open until filled.
You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.
Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.
In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.
Legal Notices and Important Information
Employment will require a criminal background check in accordance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. (see TC1 - App. 4 and p. 12)
Note: Criminal Background Check – The Department of Workforce Development, Equal Rights Division prohibits employers from using criminal background check information, policies or practices that have a “disparate impact” and is not “job-related and consistent with business necessity” in hiring decisions. All information used to screen or hire job applications should relate to the duties of the job.
UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual’s disability.
In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available here. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.
Transcripts will be required upon hire.
Available Until: 08/03/2022