Assistant Golf Professional - Season 2021

Rye, NY

SUMMARY

This position is responsible for working with all golf operations employees, creating and running exceptional golf programs for the members and guests of Westchester Country Club. 

Reports to: Director of Golf, Head Professionals

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Assist the Director of Golf and all golf staff employees with managing and overseeing all elements of the Club’s golf-related activate resulting in an exceptional overall golf experience for members and their guests.
  • Fundamental knowledge of the game of golf, rules of golf, golf operation management, and golf instruction.
  • Be an active leader and teacher in the summer junior golf program including instruction, coaching, lesson plans, playing with jr’s, and being a role model to students. 
  • Up to 48 hours per week on the floor of the golf shop.
  • Daily opening and closing responsibilities in the golf shop
  • Play with members on a routine basis while not on shift
  • Works with the Director of Golf, Tournament Director, and other golf staff on all facets of the tournament program. 
  • Adept and well versed in tournament software (Eventman and Golf Genius), Jonas POS software, World Handicap System, USGA Admin Portal system, and Office programs (Excel, Word, Publisher).
  • Works directly with the Director of Golf and Golf Shop Manager to maintain a first-class golf shop. 
  • Possess a personality trait that will make members feel welcome.
  • Maintain professional expertise through related courses and learning opportunities.
  • Be a role model for all employees by demonstrating the behavior and work ethic expected of all employees.
  • Self-motivated with a desire to promote the golf program
  • Maintain a high level of visibility and interaction with both Members and Guests.
  • Promote and support all golf activities at Westchester Country Club
  • Provide a welcoming environment for members
  • Provide an expert level of professionalism  for members and their guests
  • Education: Stay up to date and current on all golf-related programs.  Expected to attend education opportunities to improve yourself.    
  • Develop communication and marketing plans for the golf program. 

Incidental Duties

The above list of essential job functions describes the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by Director of Golf. 

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

  • Provide a welcoming environment for members
  • Provide an expert level of professionalism  for members and their guests
  • Education: Stay up to date and current on all golf-related programs.  Expected to attend education opportunities to improve yourself.    
  • Develop communication and marketing plans for the golf program. 

JOB QUALIFICATION STANDARDS

The following describes the general qualifications and physical, sensory, and mental abilities normally associated with performing the essential functions of this position. 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
  • Experience working in a golf shop at a private golf/country club
  • Experience teaching/coaching junior golfers. 

Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:

  • Computer literacy.  Competent with the technology involved in the golf operation.
  • Basic Bookkeeping

Language and Communication Skills:

  • Ability to communicate in a professional and courteous way with members and staff
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, POS programs, golf genius, and handicap software. 
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and service skills. 
  • Strong organizational, planning, and prioritization skills

Physical, sensory, and motor demands:

  • Ability to be on feet for up to 8 hours per day
  • Ability to lift boxes, golf bags, and a basket of golf balls


JOB CODE: 1000668