Southern California Golf Association

Southern California Golf Association

Program Coordinator - SCGA Foundation (Open to Remote)

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Player Operations: Golf Teaching and Membership Services
Position Summary: 
The Program Coordinator is responsible for the development, operation, growth and exposure of the player & youth development program (herein PYD) and staff focused on the Southwest and Southeast LA (SWLA & SELA) communities. The PYD team and Program Coordinator implement positive youth development, golf and athlete development programming for juniors in our community. The Program Coordinator will work in the field to lead programming, develop curriculum, support and develop staff and assist in the development of outreach partners. The Program Coordinator develops this community and invests in and supports the team, the community and the larger PYD program. The Program Coordinator is a representative for the SCGA and the SCGA Junior Golf Foundation to members, constituents and the public.
 
Essential Responsibilities include: 
Administration
  • Organizes and schedules programming and activities in accordance with the SCGA Junior Golf Foundation’s mission and PYD program goals and objectives
  • Assists in recruiting and training a diverse part-time staff 
  • Develops and implements strategic growth and expansion objectives 
  • Ensures goals and objectives are met in areas including customer satisfaction, safety, quality and team member performance
  • Implements and manages program modifications to ensure program goals are achieved
  • Assists in the planning of short and long-term strategies and objectives
  • Develops and maintains community relationships and partnerships for the benefit of the program
·       Collects, records and produces accurate and timely reporting of program details
Golf Instruction
  • Accountable for the oversight and implementation of all program and safety policies at SWLA & SELA facilities
  • Provides oversight and feedback on a regular basis to staff 
  • Develops relationships with golf facilities, parents and juniors to further develop the program 
  • Serves as a lead golf instructor at beginner, intermediate and advanced level classes and other events as necessary while promoting best practices regarding safety and SCGA Junior Golf Foundation policies 
  • Assists in identifying and determining outreach organization partners to develop relationships and to better serve organization goals
  • Recruits, schedules and hosts one-on-one lessons with juniors
  • Administers equipment fittings 
Other
  • Participates in professional development including management training, positive youth development trainings, Titleist Performance Institute and U.S. Kids Golf seminars and professional golf certifications
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned by the management team
 
 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Demonstrated Skills, Abilities and Competencies: 
To perform the job successfully, the Program Coordinator must demonstrate the following skills, abilities and competencies:
  • Builds and oversees a diverse team and provides regular feedback
  • Adheres to time deadlines
  • Analyzes and processes diverse information
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner
  • Listens to others and solves conflicts
  • Integrates diverse viewpoints and opinions while working with staff, volunteers and industry stakeholders
  • Communicates clearly and persuasively 
  • Good group presentation skills
  • Conveys a demeanor that is professional yet approachable
  • Builds teamwork and is supportive of others
  • Adapts well to changes in the work environment and implements effective changes to improve results
  • Looks for ways to improve and promote quality
  • Works within approved budget
  • Prioritizes and plans work activities to ensure that multiple projects are executed successfully
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness
  • Demonstrates initiative and works well independently
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient with Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated passion for junior golf and youth development
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Detail orientated
  • Knowledge regarding the game of golf 
  • Ability to instruct others in the game of golf
  • Ability to meet productivity and quality standards of the SCGA Junior Golf Foundation 
 
Education and Experience: 
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university
  • Minimum of two years golf instruction experience 
  • Three to five years of youth development experience preferred
              
Time and Travel:
Requires access to reliable transportation with adequate space to transport supplies and equipment.  Must have the ability to operate a car safely and must have a valid driver’s license and provide proof of insurability.  The job requires some travel as necessary, as well as work on weekends and evenings.  This position will generally work Saturday through Wednesday. This will include working from all Southeast Los Angeles, Southwest Los Angeles programming locations, SCGA headquarters located in Studio City and other PYD programming sites as needed. 
 
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The job requires employee to have dexterity in using telephone, computer keyboard, mouse and calculator while seated at a desk and must be able to operate standard office equipment, such as computer, calculator, fax machine, photocopier, etc.. Must be able to demonstrate golf skills/ability/lessons. The employee is required to move to multiple locations on a golf course while providing instruction to students. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee frequently interacts with golf facility   partners and is primarily supervising youth. 
 
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
 
Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to work in both an office environment and outside for the PYD program, and the noise level varies depending on the location. 
 
Please note: Most of the golf facilities where programming takes place are Los Angeles County golf courses which require staff to be fully vaccinated, as such this position requires proof of full COVID-19 vaccinaion.
 
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities or closely held religious beliefs to perform the essential functions.