Florida Gulf Coast University
Fort Myers, Florida, United States
(on-site)
24 days ago
Job Type
Full-Time

Description



Instructor I, PGA Golf Management


Job Summary
The Instructor of PGA Golf Management will have an initial assignment that will include teaching undergraduate courses, curriculum input on College and University committees and/or initiatives, and other duties as assigned.

Florida Gulf Coast University is a comprehensive university dedicated to quality education, research, and service. All Faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, responsive to changing professional needs, committed to innovative delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning, committed to effective use of technology including distance learning, involved in scholarly activities as appropriate to the appointment, and provide service to the College, University and Community. Teaching assignments may be on the main campus or off-campus sites within our region.

FGCU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity and Access Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, genetic predisposition, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender expression, veteran status, and any other protected class(es), as required by applicable state and federal law, as well as University regulations and policies.

Job Description

Typical duties may include but are not limited to:
  • Serves as a full-time instructor in the accredited PGA Golf Management program with a primary focus on facility management and teaching and coaching.
  • Other classes within the PGA/PGM curriculum may be assigned.
  • Contributes to marketing, recruitment, and retention efforts of students in the program. Assist with Internship activities.
  • Reviews and assesses activities located in the PGA Work Experience Portal.
  • Provides individualized golf instruction to students in the program toward progress in passing the PGA Playing Ability Test.


Additional Job Description

Required Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization (Business Administration, Management, Physical Education, Tourism, Sports Psychology, Educational Leadership, Exercise and Sport Science, Retail Management, or Learning Sciences.) from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent accreditation with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in a related discipline.
  • Active PGA membership.
  • Four (4) years as a Class A Professional Golfers' Association (PGA) of America member in good standing.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Terminal degree in an appropriate area of specialization (Business Administration, Management, Physical Education, Tourism, Sports Psychology, Educational Leadership, Exercise and Sport Science, Retail Management, or Learning Sciences.) from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent accreditation with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in a related discipline.
  • Graduate of a PGA Golf Management University program and familiarity with the most current PGA/PGM university curriculum.
  • Four (4) years of experience in a management-level position (e.g., Head Professional) in the golf industry. Two (2) years of experience using various golf instructional technologies.
  • Undergraduate teaching experience is preferred.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Knowledge current with golf industry trends involving golf instructional technologies and golf facility management.
  • Ability to effectively cultivate relationships, communicate, and coordinate activities with community partners and PGA of America representatives.
  • Ability to coordinate with the PGM Player Development Manager to develop instructional programming for HFT 2532 (Player Development)
  • Ability to deliver golf instruction utilizing industry-specific instructional technologies.
  • Ability to apply knowledge of golf club fitting and club performance to improve golf performance.
  • Ability to effectively provide individual and group golf instruction delivery.
  • Ability to deliver high-quality teaching in assigned classes to PGM students in the areas of Teaching & Coaching and Facility Management within the 3.1 PGAPGM curriculum.
  • Ability to complete the required assessment schedule for the University QEP plan each year.
  • Ability to support the process and requirements of the PGA of America's PGA University accreditation, PGA 3.0 curriculum, and associated PGA Work Experience Activities.
  • Ability to assist with developing and implementing strategic goals and objectives of the PGA Golf Management Program and the Lutgert College of Business.
  • Ability to represent PGM at community-based events supporting PGA Golf Management (PGMSA tournaments, recruitment events, PGA Meetings, and networking events) as assigned by the Program Director; weekend and evening hours may be required.
  • Ability to proctor PGA Golf Management Knowledge Tests and Game seminars.
  • Ability to represent the program at University recruiting events as required.


Special Instructions to Applicants

Appointment will be made on a 9-month multi-year appointment basis available August 2024.

Because applications and materials are subject to public review and retention under Florida's Public Records Law, please DO NOT send examples of your project/scholarship unless requested to do so. Therefore all submitted materials including articles, disks, slides, books, etc., become the property of FGCU and CANNOT BE RETURNED. As applicable, finalists will be notified of the need to submit specific additional materials. Such materials will become the property of FGCU.

Under Florida's Public Records law, applications will be available for public review upon request.

Required Application Materials:
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Five (5) Professional References
  • Current PGA Membership Card


Salary commensurate with education and experience.

The position is listed as “open until filled”, however applications received by March 1, 2024 will receive priority consideration.


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