Head Men's and Women’s Golf Coach (NCAA Division II) duties: Responsible for the SAU women’s and men’s golf programs; recruit qualified student-athletes; recruit qualified student-athletes; provide effective management of matches and practices; budgeting; scheduling; individual and team development; facility maintenance of on-campus driving range; alumni communication; establish a strong working relationship with the University and surrounding community; follow NCAA, Great American Conference, and university rules and regulations; develop athletes to achieve success on the course and in the classroom and other duties as assigned by the Director of Director of Athletics.
Development Officer (40%): Plan and lead all golf-related fundraisers/events on behalf of Mulerider Athletics or the University; manage a small portfolio of athletic prospects; assist with hosting alumni and friends at athletic contests; perform prospect research and help improve data integrity; provide staffing support of all Advancement related events; assist with setup and tear down of events at the Alumni Center and other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Advancement.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required, master's degree preferred; coaching experience, collegiate experience preferred; proven ability to lead and manage people; possess excellent written and verbal communication skills; demonstrated ability and success in teaching the skills and fundamentals of the sport; ability to organize and motivate student-athletes to maximum performance level in sports; academic achievements; proven experience in recruiting highly motivated and qualified student-athletes; and experience budget management. All SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues. Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.
Interested individuals should send a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three (3) persons who may be contacted as references to: The Office of Human Resources, Southern Arkansas University, P.O. Box 9288, Magnolia, AR 71754-9288 or HR@saumag.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, review begins immediately. AA/EOE. Non-listed references may be contacted.
About Southern Arkansas University
Southern Arkansas University is a comprehensive regional university located in Magnolia, Arkansas. Southern Arkansas University provides quality four-year undergraduate programs offering 48 baccalaureate degrees, five associate degrees, in addition to selected master’s degrees. Other important information, including the university catalog, is available at the university website: www.saumag.edu. Southern Arkansas University is a member of the Great American Conference, NCAA Division II, with men’s competition in football, basketball, track, baseball, golf, and cross-country. Women’s competition includes programs in basketball, softball, volleyball, tennis, golf, cross-country, and track.