Stanford's Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation:
Stanford's Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation ("DAPER") is the premier intercollegiate athletics program in the country. We are the proud Home of Champions! We lead the nation with 133 NCAA championship titles, won the Women's Capital One Cup four of the last five years, and have brought home the Learfield Director's Cup for 25 straight years. We also support the university's physical education, recreation, and wellness initiatives. Our dedicated staff embody a culture of excellence, embrace our mission of scholar-athleticism, and exemplify a relentless championship spirit. Our actions and staff are guided by the core tenets of the DAPER culture, "The DAPER Way," which are: Embrace Scholar-Athleticism, Pursue and Revere Excellence, Lead with Courage and Work Cohesively.
Are you ready to inspire champions? If yes, then this may be the right opportunity for you!
The Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER) at Stanford University seeks a seasoned professional to serve as Director of Golf Operations. Reporting jointly to the Men's and Women's Golf Head Coaches, the Director will be involved in all non-coaching aspects of the two varsity golf teams. Please note: This is a one-year fixed-term appointment, with possibility of annual renewal. This position is based on the Stanford main campus.
Your responsibilities will Include:
Tournament Director for all annually hosted intercollegiate events, including Stanford Intercollegiate hosted by Dr. Condoleezza Rice, The Pac-12 Nanea Preview at Nanea, The Prestige at PGA West, The Goodwin, The Cypress Point Classic and The Big Game Match v. Cal Golf.
Tournament Director for all annually hosted fundraising events, including The Shultz Cup, The Cardinal Classic, The Big Game Cup, The Stanford Men's Golf Alumni Match, the Art Chauvel Volunteer Tournament and the Alumni Reunion for Men's and Women's Golf.
Oversee all aspects of tournament management including communication with teams and coaches regarding tournament information and conditions of play; coordinate with the Stanford Golf Course staff, Superintendent and Learning Center manager; coordinate officiating with the NCGA and USGA; liaise with volunteer coordinators; order and arrange hospitality including meals, snacks, beverages, etc. for all participants and organizers; reserve hotel blocks; order trophies and tee prizes; communicate and organize with all DAPER medical, media and facility staff as required per tournament; and oversee any other logistics associated with running an event.
Be primary contact point for all entities before, during and after event.
Manage tournament budget and finance
Responsible for all aspects of team travel (airfare, lodging, transportation, per diem, etc.)
Prepare itineraries and packing lists to be distributed electronically prior to departure
Organize and reserve team meals during competition, as necessary
Process and pay team entry fees
Coordinate all team van services (maintenance checks, fueling, general cleanliness)
Order, track, receive, organize, and distribute team apparel and equipment
Ensure all team equipment is in working order and order replacement/new equipment as necessary
Continuously work with coaching staff and facilities to maintain updated branding and graphics in clubhouse and practice facility
Manage and organize team storage units
Maintain team technology (2 Trackmans, Trackman Range, V1, BodiTrak, etc.)
Serves as primary contact to External Relations to assist and guide social media strategic plan
Work with sports information to schedule team related head shots, studio shots, team photos, tournament shoots and other promotional materials
Work with sports information to create content for use on social media accounts and press releases
Organize end of year banquets, including awards purchasing
Organize and oversee all aspects related to team community service events
Coordinate team related programming in Leadership and Development
Organize and be main point of contact for foreign tours
Aid DAPER Development in stewarding golf alumni or Siebel Varsity Golf Training Complex users
Work closely with development during the preparation for the Shultz Cup and the Cardinal Classic
Write thank you notes, along with the head coaches to key donors. Work with the teams to appropriately thank donors as necessary
Golf team alumni communication, relations, and special events
Coordinate daily practice schedules with men's and women's teams
Communicate schedules and updates to complex users via email
Oversee building access for all users
Supervise Team Managers and coordinate food management, pick-up and delivery, towels, etc.
Manage and update content on team videoboards at entrance to Clubhouse
Manage recruiting database
Produce recruiting materials
Coordinate official and unofficial visits (airfare, hotels, tickets, dinner reservations, etc.)
Submit all compliance paperwork associated with recruit visits
Occasional campus and facility tours
Financial coordination, origination, and reconciliation of programmatic expenses, receipts, etc.
To be successful in this role you will bring:
A Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relative experience
Strong ability to collaborate and balance competing needs and priorities.
A strong attention to detail and work ethic.
Excellent interpersonal skills and verbal and written communication skills.
Direct experience with competitive golf and experience running all aspects of golf tournaments.
This position, along with all DAPER coaches and staff, is responsible for the integrity of Stanford's intercollegiate athletics program and for the reputation of Stanford University. This position is responsible for ensuring that his/her/their involvement with Athletics Department activities maintains the integrity of the University's reputation and does not negatively impact the relationship between the University and its faculty, staff, students and alumni. Additionally, this position must comply with University policies and procedures, NCAA and Pac-12 rules and regulations.
Why Stanford is for you:
Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:
Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
A healthier you. Climb our rock wall or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
The expected pay range for this position is $75,000 to $80,000 per annum. Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable jobs.
*The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
*Consistent with its obligations under law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
*Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Why work at Stanford?Stanford University has changed the world, over and over again.We are one of Silicon Valley's largest employers - and also one of the most unique. Our mission is to educate future leaders and promote interdisciplinary, world-class research and teaching. This passion makes Stanford an intensely creative, rewarding, and challenging place to work. At the same time, our traditions of respect and collaboration sustain a humane, supportive environment in which to pursue your life and your career.At Stanford you'll work with bright, diverse, dedicated people. You'll find encouragement to learn and grow. You'll enjoy excellent benefits and an outstanding environment. How will it change you?