Job Summary/Basic Function: Job Summary: The Assistant Golf Coach (Men/Women) is responsible for assisting with the management, coaching and oversight of all phases of the Men's and Women's Golf program necessary to accomplish the objectives of this sport.
Assist with the development and supervision of the student-athletes in the Men's and Women's Golf programs, including organizing, conducting, and supervising all practices and matches, and transporting of teams to and from practices and matches.
Assist with budgetary responsibilities including team equipment and uniform purchases, making team travel and lodging arrangements, and travel arrangements for recruitment visits on and off campus.
Assist with recruiting and scouting of quality student-athletes under the guidelines established by the University, the NCAA, and the Southland Conference.
Assist with scheduling nationally competitive teams in conjunction with the Head Golf Coach.
Monitor student-athlete academic progress and class attendance.
Participate in community fund-raising efforts and public relations.
Perform other duties assigned by Head Golf Coach or the Athletic Director.
Minimum Qualifications: Required Education and Experience: Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. 1-2 years of related experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications. Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Excellent written communication, analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Preferred Education and Experience: Bachelors Degree. Prior athletic participation in mens and/or womens golf. Experience in mens and/or womens golf as a player or coach at the college level Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of and adherence to NCAA rules and regulations. Demonstrated ability to assist with coaching and recruiting quality student-athletes. Public relations skills. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Excellent organizational skills.
Security Sensitive Statement: This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Lamar University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Lamar University not to discriminate on the basis of non-relevant criteria including, but not limited to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities, admissions or employment practices.
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Home to more than 14,000 students, Lamar University is one of the fastest growing universities in Texas and is a member of The Texas State University System. LU offers more than 100 programs of study leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The 270-acre campus in Beaumont is about 90 miles east of Houston and about 25 miles west of Louisiana