Director of Golf

Job Title: Director of Golf
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cranston
Reference: 2124_e563823c06f6582681e19d3a1bd5f307_228_i
Job Published: December 05, 2017 04:56

Job Description

The Alpine Country Club, in Cranston, RI. is excited to announce the exceptional career opportunity of Director of Golf. The Alpine is a family club offering its members and their guests the regions' most extensive practice and playing amenities, including; 18 Championship holes, grass range, short game center and indoor golf simulator. Qualified candidates will thrive in a family club environment, and will be highly focused on providing a superior experience to members through extensive golf programing, events, game development, merchandising and with high touch levels of service.

Key Responsibilities of the Director of Golf:

* Oversees golf operations including; tournaments, rules, tee sheet activity, merchandise inventory, range operations, bag storage, player service operations, golf instruction programs, cart fleet, and locker room.

* Ensures that associates provide a high level of service and creates a service oriented atmosphere that promotes the game of golf and meets the needs of the members.

* Implements policies and procedures for the golf department including; compliance of all company standards relating to quality of products and services. Prepares work schedules and assigns associates areas of responsibility.

* Works effectively and in cooperation with the Golf and Tournament Chairs and Committees. Attends all meetings as required.

* Works closely with the Superintendent, Membership Director, Accounting Manager, Food and Beverage Manager and Banquet Sales Manager. Ensures timely communication and maintains a good working relationship.

* Supports marketing programs to promote the facility's services to potential customers.

* Maintains and/or increases group golf sales results, including number of rounds and average rate.

* Monitors all retail and merchandise related activities including; all receiving, pricing, open-to-buy management and maintains sound inventory practices as necessary.

* Manages golf department team members including but is not limited to: Assistant and Associate Golf Professionals, Teaching Professionals, Tournament Coordinator, and Guest Services Attendants.

* Provides leadership and vision to golf staff, building people, and preparing them for career advancement.

* Performs payroll tasks as scheduled and makes adjustments prior to submitting to payroll. Monitors hours to maximize productivity and minimize overtime.

* Ensures all Human Resources procedures and policies are followed. Implements Troon personnel policy, initiates and monitors policies relating to personnel actions and training along with professional development programs.

* Responsible for interviewing, hiring, training, planning, assigning and directing work, evaluating performance, rewarding and disciplining associates. Addresses complaints and resolves problems.

* Prepares golf department annual budget, revenue goals and expenses as well as generating various (weekly, monthly, etc.) business volume forecasts across all revenue and expense categories.

* Monitors golf department monthly and other financial reports/statements on a daily, weekly and monthly basis for the facility and takes effective corrective action when necessary across all revenue and expense categories.

* Provide golf instruction through lessons and clinics to members and guests.

* Incorporates safe work practices in job performance.

* Maintains membership with the PGA and/or other professional associations. Attends professional and industry workshops and meetings to keep abreast of current information and developments.

* Oversees the care and maintenance of all the facility's physical assets and each individual facility.

Minimum Qualifications for the Director of Golf:

* Bachelor's Degree; 3-5 years' experience and/or the equivalent in experience and training in private golf club operations.

Other Qualifications:

* Class A PGA Member or similar qualification is strongly preferred.

* Possesses strong leadership and hospitality skills. • Experience with computerized POS and tee time system. Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.


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