Lecturer and Internship Coordinator
Professional Golf Management Program (School of Business & Technology)
The Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore invites resumes for a full-time, twelve-month, faculty position with full benefits. The Department is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACHPA) and offers a bachelor’s degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management. The position reports to the Director of the Professional Golf Management Program. The anticipated start date for this position is December of 2023. However, this is an estimated date and can be revised if needed. Salary is commensurate with experience and education. Excellent university benefits package available.
Location: The University of Maryland Eastern Shore is an 1890 Land-Grant Institution in the University System of Maryland. The campus is located in the town of Princess Anne, 13 miles south of Salisbury. The University is accessible to major metropolitan areas of Baltimore City and Washington, D.C. to Northwest and Philadelphia to the North. All are approximately 2-1⁄2 hour’s drive. Ocean City and other resort areas on the Atlantic Ocean are within 30 minutes.
The primary responsibility for this position is enriching the game, people, and business skills of the PGA Golf Management majors via actual golf industry exposure and work experience. This is to be accomplished through the day–to–day administration of PGA Internship and Co-op requirements. The Internship Coordinator will provide the leadership role in successfully completing the three annual phases of internship and the two-phase final year extended Co-op PGA/PGM requirement.
Additional duties include but are not limited to:
- Teaching twelve (12) credit hours of PGM classes per semester which includes release time for additional duties.
- Internship site selection and evaluation.
- Evaluation of internship experience.
- Documentation of internship sites/placements.
- Golf course access.
- Player development.
- Advising students.
- Instruction of the PGM knowledge base.
- Budget preparation and maintenance.
- Policy and procedures implementation.
- Records management.
- Curriculum development, management, and evaluation.
- Student recruiting.
- Facilitating checkpoint readiness and graduate job placement.
- Major emphasis must be placed on maintaining all student personnel policies and procedures as related to the PGA-PGM Program.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
- Master’s degree.
- Candidates must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
- PGA Class A Member status and PGA/PGM University program experience with private golf/country clubs and/or daily fee-based operations as a manager, tournament player, teaching professional, or coach.
- Two or more years of experience in higher education.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
- Excellent organizational and interpersonal communication skills.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names of three current professional references (current or past supervisor) including name, title, e-mail address, and telephone number (current supervisor will not be contacted without the candidate’s prior consent). All applicants must apply using the new online application system. Please visit https://umes.peopleadmin.com/postings to apply. The successful candidate must be able to show acceptable documentation establishing the right to accept employment in the United States of America without employer sponsorship.
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