Assistant Golf Superintendent/Mgr, Golf Course Svcs
Duke University

Durham, North Carolina

Posted in Education and Training

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Job Info

(Job Code 2212, Manager, Golf Course Services)

Working job title: Assistant Golf Superintendent


Education Required: a minimum of a 2-4 year degree in turf management. Non-turf related degrees will be considered if accompanied with commensurate management work experience.

Work Experience Required: a minimum of 1-2 years golf course experience.

General Job Qualifications: Candidate must have a strong work ethic and display passion for the career. Individuals applying must possess a self-motivating attitude with the ability to be an open minded, dynamic, willing to learn, and possess a positive attitude. Individual should be organized and able to lead a veteran crew. Must show the ability to have vision and willingness to go above and beyond the call of duty. Must be able to communicate clearly. Previous golf course experience is a requirement. Must be able to use a computer and be familiar with computerized irrigations systems, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word. Candidate must obtain a NC pesticide license within the first year of employment.

General Job Description: The Assistant Superintendent will report directly to the Director of Agronomy and Golf Course Superintendent. This employee will assist in all facets of the Duke University Golf Club's agronomy, including but not limited to: supervising, training, and scheduling a crew of 10-15 employees, payroll, implementing all cultural and chemical programs, ability to maintain accurate fertilizer and pesticide records, responsible for implementing monthly programs and 90 day action plans, ability to prepare and present clear and concise reports, as well as organize and lead crew meetings on areas of safety, procedures, and staff, *Final candidates will be given a detailed job description.

Golf Course Description: The Duke University Golf Club is a 1957 Robert Trent Jones, Sr. design with Rees Jones completing renovations in 1994 and 2013. The Golf course is situated on the edge of the Duke Forest and on the doorstep of Duke University in Durham, NC. The golf course complements the AAA Four Diamond Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club that sits adjacent to the golf course property.

The greens were converted to Champion ultradwarf in 2013. The course has 419 fairways, tees, and rough with a private practice facility for the university varsity golf teams which includes two bentgrass putting and chipping greens, practice tees, and bunkers. The Duke University Golf Club has held three NCAA Championships and presently hosts the annual Rod Myers Invitational Collegiate Tournament, CGA and CPGA sectional tournaments.

Minimum Qualifications


Work requires an educational background normally equivalent to an Associate's degree in Business, Accounting or a related field.


Work requires a minimum of three years experience in retail OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE operations, general management and/or customer service, to include inventory management and personnel supervision.

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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