Assistant Golf Professional 2022

Rye, NY

REPORTS TO: Director of Golf, Head Professionals

Job Title: Assistant Golf Professional 2022

COMPENSATION: Hourly

BENEFITS: Medical, Dental, LTD, STD, Meals

Position available: 2022

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.

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 activates 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 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.
  • Participate in professional tournaments and pro-ams.
  • Works with the Director of Golf, Tournament Director, and other golf staff on all facets of the tournament program. 
  • Adept and well versed in Golf Genius tournament software, Jonas POS software, World Handicap System, USGA Admin Portal system and Office programs (Excel, Word, and Publisher).
  • Works directly with the Director of Golf and Golf Shop Manager to maintain a first-class golf shop.  Including merchandising, inventory control and A/P.
  • 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 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

 JOB QUALIFICATION STANDARDS

  • Provide welcoming environment for members
  • Provide 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 oneself.      
  • Develop communication and marketing plans for the golf program. 

Education and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred Experience working in a golf shop/operation at a private golf/country club
  • Experience teaching/coaching junior golfers. 
  • PGA Member or currently working toward PGA membership
  • Microsoft 365.  POS programs, golf genius, and handicap software, Golf social media and technology involved in the golf operation.
  • Ability to communicate in a professional and courteous way with members and staff
  • 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 basket of golf balls

JOB CODE: 12032030