Field Staff – South Central Regional Representative
The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), headquartered in Lawrence, Kan., is a leading golf organization and since 1926, has been the top professional association for the men and women who manage golf courses in the United States and worldwide. GCSAA’s mission is to serve its members, advance their profession and enhance the enjoyment, growth and vitality of the game of golf. Core to our mission statement are three guiding principles that allow us to serve our membership; educate, advocate, stewardship.
The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) is seeking a dedicated professional to serve as a conduit to the nine affiliated chapters within Arkansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. The mission of the position is to work strategically to enhance communication between GCSAA and the chapters to improve the effectiveness of programs and services at the chapter level. Incumbent will assist in recruitment and retention of members, work closely with regional allied associations and serve as a regular chapter meeting attendee to assist in providing GCSAA resources to the respective chapters. Incumbent will enhance the relationship between chapters and GCSAA through direct engagement with members and regular communication and participation with chapters in the region. The regional representative is a key component to accomplishing the strategic objectives of GCSAA and affiliated chapters. The incumbent must be a key facilitator and link between chapters, members and the GCSAA.
(AR) GCSA of Arkansas
(TX) Central Texas GCSA
(TX) Lone Star GCSA
(TX) North Texas GCSA
(OK) Oklahoma GCSA
(NM) Rio Grande GCSA
(TX) South Texas GCSA
(TX) Texas Gulf Coast GCSA
(TX) West Texas GCSA
Ideal candidate must have at least three years of experience in the golf industry and a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience). Strong understanding of the turf management profession, the regional economy and exposure to association management are preferred. Previous experience as a golf course superintendent is valued. Excellent oral and written communication, time management skills and exceptional customer relations skills are essential. Bilingual Spanish skills desired, but not required. Position resides within the region and a current resident of the region is preferred. Candidate must be willing to travel 50-75% of the time, including overnight stays.
An attractive compensation package is offered to include a competitive base salary and an excellent benefits package including 401(k), paid vacation/sick time, health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance coverage. If required, relocation expenses will be provided and tailored to the successful candidate’s individual needs.
Applications will continue to be received until the position is filled. Applicants should apply online at www.gcsaa.org and select “Work for GCSAA.”
GCSAA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.