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Head Women's Golf Coach

Union College | Schenectady NY 12308 USA | Full Time | Posted: 05/08/2023

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Job no: 493265
Appointment Type: Admin Full-time
Department: Athletics
Categories: Administration

Head Women’s Golf Coach

Supervisor: Senior Associate Athletics Director

Pay Status and Classification: Exempt, Regular full time. This is a 9-month position.

Position Purpose: Oversees, organizes, and directs all aspects of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) division III golf program at Union College, including coaching and mentoring students.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  1. Coaching and Leadership: Recruits and retains high achieving student-athletes. Evaluates, coaches, and mentors student athletes. Works to enhance the student-athlete experience through training, competition, and leadership development.
  2. Program Oversight and Administration: Adheres to NCAA rules and compliance. Manages the team budget including recruitment, equipment, travel, uniforms, and supplies. Oversees team travel arrangements and scheduling.
  3. Team Development and Innovation: Contributes ideas, input, and support to the Union Athletics Department. Seeks out, applies, and shares knowledge of sport trends and innovations in playing and teaching.
  4. Collaboration: Partners with campus stakeholders, such as College Relations to coordinate fundraising and alumnae outreach. Builds strong relationships with alumnae, fans, campus partners and the broader community. Connects student-athletes with academic and professional resources.


  1. Bachelor’s degree and five years of experience coaching and teaching golf and/or a combination of relevant education, training, certifications, and/or work experience. Master’s degree and playing experience at the collegiate level is preferred.
  2. Experience in leading, motivating and providing guidance to high achieving and competitive student-athletes.
  3. Experience in recruiting and successfully identifying talented prospective student-athletes who can thrive in a rigorous academic environment.
  4. Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
  5. Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends is required.
  6. Ability to lift moderately heavy items (up to 30 lbs.) and stand, bend and stoop for extended periods of time.
  7. A valid New York State driver’s license is required.
  8. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
  9. Able to support, contribute to, and strengthen a vibrant, culturally diverse, and inclusive learning community of students, alumni and fellow professionals.

The annual salary range for this position is $32,000.00-$35,000.00. Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

We know some job seekers may not apply for career opportunities unless they meet every qualification in the position description including the preferred qualifications. We are most interested in hiring the best staff and faculty colleagues, and recognize that a successful candidate may come from a less traditional career path. We encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of our preferred qualifications.

We offer exceptional benefits including:

  • Generous Vacation, Sick and Personal Time
  • Winter Recess Break in Addition to Paid Holidays
  • Healthcare, Dental, and Vision Insurance (Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts)
  • Free On-Campus Fitness Facility Access and Discounts for On-Campus Wellness Programs
  • Employee Scholarships toward Certifications, Seminars, Training and Professional Development
  • Pre and Post Tax participation in a 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Salary Continuation Program in the event of Disability
  • Tuition Assistance Program for Employee, Spouse and/or Dependents

Note: All new hires of Union College are subject to a thorough education, work experience, and criminal history background check.

Union College

Officially chartered in 1795, Union College is the fifth oldest liberal arts college in the country. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is a highly selective residential and undergraduate college, home to 2,200 students and 220 faculty, and offering 44 majors. Union was the first liberal arts college to rethink the traditional liberal arts education and adopt an engineering curriculum. That pioneering approach continues today with an education that encourages students to work beyond the limits of disciplinary boundaries, allowing them to think globally and lead innovatively in a world where problem solving requires breadth across humanities, arts, social sciences, science, and engineering.

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Union College will not discriminate in the recruitment or selection of faculty and employees, or in any other area of employment, on the basis of age, sex, race, national origin, religion, religious belief, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. In this regard, opportunities for advancement will be made available without bias. The College is also subject to state and federal laws, supports efforts to attract and retain fully qualified women and other minority group members for faculty and other positions. Union College will comply with the letter and intent of all State and Federal laws and applicable orders pursuant to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.

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Location Schenectady, NY, 12308, USA
Categories Head Professional

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Contact Name Kathryn Maitoza
How to apply Applications are no longer accepted for this job posting.
Primary Phone 5183886304
Job Code 231303