Position Classification Description

Position Class Code / Title: A6036 / Supv,Golf Course
Recruitment Tier: Tier 1
FLSA: Exempt
Grade: 12

This is a description of a Staff Position Classification. It is not an announcement of a position opening. To view descriptions of current openings, please go to UNMJobs and Search Postings to view positions that are currently accepting applications.

The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels characteristic of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and prerequisites applicable to individual positions that have been so classified.


Manages and coordinates the integrated business operations and associated amenities of the University Golf Courses. Organizes and coordinates the course's day-to-day golf activities, NCAA and/or professional championship tournaments and other special golfing events. Provides specialized advice, facilitation, and support in the community and collaborates with colleges, NCAA personnel and outside community constituents. May oversee one or more specified key operational or business functions for the golf courses, as appropriate to individual requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Oversees the daily operations of UNM Golf Courses, ensuring the compliance with university, local, state, and federal policies and regulations.
  2. Develops and implements marketing activities for both golf courses, including the maintenance of customer distribution lists, website information, and social media.
  3. Assists with data collection and analysis related to golf course operations, to include sales on Pro Shop merchandise, golf rounds, green fees, customer relations, tournaments, and other operations as appropriate.
  4. Monitors and maintains integrity of cash-handling and fiscal procedures.
  5. Establishes and maintains appropriate customer services procedures and standards; interfaces with customers and resolves problems and conflicts as necessary.
  6. Manages the acquisition, disposition, and control of inventory according to established policies and procedures.
  7. May develop or assist with the development, implementation, and maintenance of policies, procedures, and objectives of UNM Golf Courses.
  8. Oversees the supervision of personnel, which includes work allocation, training, promotion, enforcement of internal procedures and controls, and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations on personnel actions.
  9. May oversee the coordination and organization of special promotional activities such as golf tournaments, outings, golf leagues, and clinics.
  10. May coordinate the repair and maintenance of golf course facilities and landscape, to include the coordination of safety inspections and state fire marshal reporting.
  11. May participate in the planning, development, and implementation of strategies for generating resources and/or revenues for the organization.
  12. May evaluate and/or negotiate tournament and outing proposals at both courses, to include tracking, reporting, and administration.
  13. Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations.
  14. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of golf course management.
  • Knowledge of Federal, State, and local regulations for the operation of all aspects of a golf course complex.
  • Knowledge of cash management principles and/or procedures.
  • Knowledge of current technological developments/trends in area of expertise.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to supervise and train assigned staff including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, and facilitate major golf tournament events.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and implement promotional programs and events.
  • Employee development and performance management skills.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.

Conditions of Employment

  • A valid New Mexico driver's license will be required if a motor vehicle must be operated on the job.
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  • Work may, on occasion, involve exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.
  • Moderate physical activity. Requires occasional lifting, pushing, or pulling of objects up to 35 pounds.

The University of New Mexico provides all training required by OSHA to ensure employee safety.

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