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Job Summary

The position has primary responsibility for assisting in the development of all phases of an intercollegiate Golf program. The purpose of the position is to develop Christ-centered excellence, to mentor and challenge student athletes to grow spiritually, academically, and athletically. Abide by rules and regulations established by Wilberforce University, the NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics).

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage and plan all aspect of Wilberforce Golf program
  • Plan practices and tactics
  • Plan pre-season and in-season training and conditioning of student-athletes
  • Manage recruiting records and correspondence
  • Spearhead all recruiting evaluations and campus visits
  • Coordinate team travel and competition scheduling
  • Commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations for the University, the department, and the NAIA
  • Work compatibly and cooperatively with the staff and personnel of the athletics department
  • Assist with community service and fundraising events as requested
  • Other duties as assigned by athletics director

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must have proven ability to evaluate talent
  • Must demonstrate good organizational, communication, and public relations skills
  • General computer skills, including Word for MS Windows

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred)
  • Coaching high school or collegiate Golf coaching experience; or played on the college level.
  • Available to travel to all schedule matches

Wilberforce University

Founded in 1856, Wilberforce University is America’s first private, coeducational University established to educated men and women of African descent; and is closely affiliated with the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Today, Wilberforce is a well-respected private, residential liberal arts university with a clear mission, core values and vision for the future and is a noted pioneer in the Co-Operative Education Movement.

Wilberforce awards the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in the areas of business, engineering and computing science, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences; as well as the Master of Rehabilitation Counseling degree. The University is located in Wilberforce, Ohio, a community readily accessible to the Dayton, Cincinnati and Columbus metropolitan centers’ social, professional and cultural amenities and airports.

Wilberforce University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

How to Apply:

To apply for the Head Golf Coach position, use the “Quick Apply/Submit Resume” button below to submit your information,  cover letter and resume to the Wilberforce University Department of Administration and Human Resources.

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