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Classification Description

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Classification Description

This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.

Business Operations Assistant, Golf Course

Reports to: Designated Supervisor

UW Job Code: 3829

UW Job Family: 32

SOC Code: 39-3091

Pay Grade: 20

Date: July 01, 2010

Job Purpose:

Assists in collecting fees for the business operations of the Jacoby Golf Course, and is responsible for scheduling Golf Course events as directed by supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor's degree


2 years work-related experience

Required Licensure, Certification, Registration, or Other Requirements:

  • A valid driver's license is required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Current methods, materials and equipment required for golfing events.
  • Promotional and marketing requirements for golfing events.
  • Procedures necessary to ensure compliance with event sponsorship.
  • University, state and federal regulations applicable to designated area.
  • Golf events coordination and promotion techniques.
  • The game of golf and golf rules and etiquette.
  • Golf equipment and supplies, and their uses.
  • Bookkeeping procedures.
  • Budget processes.
  • Cash handling procedures and internal control.
  • Driving range operations and management.
  • Merchandise marketing and inventory control.
  • Communication methods.
  • Teaching and coaching methods and techniques.
  • First Tee Program rules and guidelines.
  • Supervision methods and techniques.

Skills and Abilities to:

  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Communicate with the public in a face-to-face one-on-one setting, enforcing departmental rules and resolving complaints, in a diplomatic manner.
  • Observe or monitor facilities, equipment and people's behavior to determine compliance with prescribed operating or safety standards.
  • May operate a cash register.
  • Process and balance cash register receipts.
  • Provide instructions in the rules and skills involved in the game of golf to persons of various skill levels.
  • Schedule the use of golf clubhouse, or other facilities by individuals and groups.
  • Supervise and direct the activities of assigned personnel.
  • Coordinate and expedite golf activities such as tournaments.
  • Designated as Director of Instruction for the First Tee Youth Golf Program.
  • Operate computerized information/financial systems.
  • Work with golf organizations, citizen groups, vendors and corporate representatives.
  • Teach and coach youth the game of golf and nine values assigned to the First Tee Program.
  • Participate in traveling to oversee First Tee Program Chapters throughout the state.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Coordinate Golf Course events as directed by Manager; assist with promotion of tournament events.

As Director of Instruction for the First Tee Youth Golf Program, teach and coach the game of golf and the nine values associated with the First Tee Program.

Travel to develop and oversee First Tee Program Chapters throughout the State of Wyoming.

Assist in managing daily Golf Course operations such as starting times, collecting fees, supervising play on the course, and providing course information to customers.

Maintain accurate records of receipts and prepare daily deposits.

Assist in planning and scheduling work assignments of support staff; train, supervise and advise support staff in work methods and procedures.

Assist with status of Golf Course events or any course problems that may arise.

Assist in preparing event cost estimates to determine labor hours and materials required.

Supplemental Functions:

Act as Manager in his/her absence and as directed.

Working Conditions:

In/outdoor environment; exposed to hazards associated with Golf Course operations including, but not limited to climate changes, irate or difficult customers, moving mechanical parts; occasionally exposed to adverse weather conditions including lightning.

Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources

Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.

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