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UH Head Golf Coach (Women)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
UHM Athletics Department
Attn: Human Resources
Date Posted:
March 16, 2017
Closing Date:
Monthly Type:
11 Month
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Special Funds

Other Conditions:
  • Continuous recruitment until position is filled. For best consideration, application should be submitted by April 3, 2017.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Under administrative direction, Coach is responsible for planning, administering, and evaluating the overall operation of the NCAA Division I Women’s Golf Program to include, but not limited to, academic achievement of student-athletes, coaching, recruitment of qualified prospects, compliance, program management (eligibility, scheduling, travel, budget, equipment), and student-athlete well-being. The Head Coach assumes full responsibility for ensuring that team performance is competitive in the affiliated conferences with the goal of achieving post-season competition. Additionally, the incumbent must maintain collaborative working relationships with administrators and coaches in the department, other college offices, and appropriate relationships with members of the media, donors, and other individuals interested in the sports program. Reports to the Director of Athletics or designee.
  2. Promote the institutional position on intercollegiate issues as determined under administrative policy and procedures adopted by the University, Conference or the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
  3. Provide leadership and oversight for the academic progress, success, and eligibility status of student-athletes including promoting and maintaining an environment that encourages academic achievement as measured by academic eligibility, retention, and graduation.
  4. Organize, conduct, direct, and evaluate practices and intercollegiate competitions. Teach necessary skills from the basic fundamentals to the techniques and strategies of individual and team performance. Direct the conditioning and training of student-athletes to insure proper preparation for intercollegiate athletic competition.
  5. Plan and supervise the recruitment and selection of qualified prospects capable of competing in the classroom and on the course. Recommend scholarship awards for student-athletes to the Athletics Director or designee.
  6. Evaluate, recruit, and select qualified prospects who have the ability to compete in the classroom and athletically. Actively seek out and encourage a diverse group of prospects and assist them through the application process. Work collaboratively with the Athletics Compliance, Student-Athlete Services, and Academics Office staff to qualify and process prospects in a timely and efficient manner. Make recurring contacts by telephone, written correspondence, off-campus visits and evaluations, and coordination of campus visits.
  7. Promote the physical and mental well-being of all program participants.
  8. Promote and foster a positive team environment, appropriate behavior, and sportsmanship by team members. Responsible for the conduct of team members both on and off the course.
  9. Recommend budget and administer approved allocation.
  10. Oversee the selection, purchase, fitting, and upkeep of team equipment.
  11. Exercise functional and administrative supervision for any assigned assistant coaches and other support staff, to include their compliance with NCAA, Conference and University rules and policies which govern the conduct of the Intercollegiate Athletic Program.
  12. Prepare data and reports as necessary in support of University requirements.
  13. Recommend future competitive schedule, personnel, financial and facilities requirements for Women’s Golf Program to the Athletics Director or designee. Coordinate travel arrangements needed in support therefore.
  14. Participate in clinics, exhibitions, and camps as approved.
  15. Actively participates in fundraising, sports promotional activities, speaking engagements, and alumni events as requested or approved for the sports program. Participate in public relations activities that strengthen the relationship between the University and the Community.
  16. Responsible for performing of a Campus Security Authority as defined by University policy and federal law with regards to the Clery Act.
  17. Per NCAA Division I Bylaw or as amended, the head coach is presumed to be responsible for the actions of all institutional staff members who report, directly, or indirectly, to the head coach. The head coach shall promote an atmosphere of compliance within the program and shall monitor the activities of all institutional staff members involved with the program who report, directly or indirectly, to the coach.
  18. Maintains confidentiality to include but not limited to information, files and records that the incumbent may obtain or possess, in accordance with federal and state laws and University of Hawaii policies.
  19. Know, recognize and comply with the laws, policies, rules and regulations governing the University of Hawai‘i and its employees, and the rules of the NCAA and affiliated conferences as now constituted or as may be amended in the future. Immediately advises the Director of Athletics or designee if there is reasonable cause to believe violations, whether by employees or students, have occurred or will occur.
  20. Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university;
  2. 3 years experience coaching golf at the college or university level
  3. Knowledge and ability to organize and develop a golf program as played at the collegiate level;
  4. Ability to work and communicate effectively with a diversity of people and ideas.
  5. or any equivalent combination or education and experience.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Division I coaching experience
  2. Demonstrated ability to coach and recruit the highly-skilled student-athlete

To Apply:
Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, UH Form 64A (attach resume), and names of 3 professional references to the address below. Application can also be faxed to (808)956-4637 Attn: Human Resources or emailed (preferred) to (3 attachments maximum)
  1. UHM Athletics Department
  2. Attn: Human Resources
  3. 1337 Lower Campus Rd
  4. Honolulu, HI 96822

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