Last Update :1/21/2020
GCSAA seeks Field Staff Representative - Mid-Atlantic Region
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. We assist our members through education and advancement efforts, increasing the visibility of their facilities and enhancing the reputation of the golf course management profession. Are you interested in working for an association who aspires to become the global leader in golf course management?
To enhance the relationship between chapters and GCSAA, we are seeking a dedicated professional to serve as a conduit to the eleven GCSAA affiliated chapters in Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia and West Virginia. 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 in providing GCSAA resources to the respective chapters. The regional representative will work with superintendents, schools and students in developing First Green field trips and is a key component in accomplishing the strategic objectives of GCSAA and affiliated chapters.
(PA) Central Pennsylvania GCSA (VA) Old Dominion GCSA
(PA) Greater Pittsburgh GCSA (VA) Virginia GCSA
(PA) Mountain & Valley GCSA (WV) West Virginia GCSA
(PA) Northwestern Pennsylvania (MD, DC) Mid-Atlantic Association of GCS
(PA) Philadelphia Association of GCS (MD, DE) Eastern Shore Association of GCS
(PA) Pocono Turfgrass Association
Successful 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. Position resides within the region (home office) and a current resident of the region is preferred. Candidate must be willing to travel 50-75% of the time, including overnight stays.
We take our work seriously, but we know how to have fun. Position pay range is: $70,000 - $80,000 annually. GCSAA’s attractive compensation and benefits package includes the traditional offerings, plus paid leave, 401(k)/Roth match, community involvement opportunities and wellness incentives. If required, relocation expenses may be provided and tailored to the successful candidate’s needs.
Applications will continue to be received until the position is filled. Applicants should apply online at www.gcsaa.org and select the Careers tab, “Careers at GCSAA.”
If you need assistance applying, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
GCSAA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
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