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Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

Company: Georgia Southern University
Location: Statesboro
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

Job ID: 249398
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us

Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.


Statesboro Campus - Statesboro, GA

Department Information

Campus Recreation and Intramurals

Job Summary

The Assistant Golf Course Superintendent reports directly to the Golf Course Superintendent. Under the Superintendent's supervision, the Assistant Superintendent directs and participates in the maintenance of the golf course tees, greens, fairways, and cart paths; supervises the maintenance and repair of motorized and other mechanical equipment; and does related work as required. The Assistant Superintendent may serve in the Superintendent's capacity during their absence.


  • Perform related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University
  • Schedule work and supervise employees and use of equipment
  • Assist with personnel management and evaluation, employee safety, and discipline
  • Supervise the mowing, watering and maintenance of tees, greens, fairways and related areas
  • Supervise planting, fertilizing and maintenance of turf
  • Perform tasks necessary to keep maintenance facility and equipment clean, organized, and safe
  • Instruct equipment operators on the operation and care of mowing and other equipment
  • Supervise pesticide applications and/or operate and calibrate pesticide application equipment
  • Supervise and participate in the operation and maintenance of pumps, and in the maintenance of irrigation and drainage systems
  • Assist in planning and supervising the maintenance of greens, tees and fairways
  • Hire, orient, and train all golf course maintenance department employees

    Required Qualifications

    Educational Requirements
    • Associate's Degree
      Other Required Qualifications
      • Obtain and maintain commercial pesticide applicator's license, if not licensed
        Required Experience
        • Two (2) or more years of turf maintenance experience

          Preferred Qualifications

          Preferred Education
          • Formal training or education in Turf Management
          • Effective problem solving, decision making, and conflict resolution skills
          • A thorough understanding of the rules and strategies of the game of golf
            Preferred Experience
            • Experience managing warm season turf grasses

              Proposed Salary

              $49,400 - $52,000

              This is a non-exempt position paid on a biweekly basis.

              Required Documents to Attach
              • Resume
              • Cover Letter
              • Two (2) Professional References

                Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

                • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
                • Ability to work well in a diverse and inclusive environment through commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
                • Navigate web access and email with or without reasonable acommodation
                • Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position
                • Ability to acquire pesticide applicator's license within 90 days
                • Ability to maintain tees, fairways, greens, and appurtenances to an acceptable standard of golf course play
                • Ability to plan, assign, and direct the work of others
                • Ability to maintain effective employee and public relations
                  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success
                  • Basic knowledge and understanding of mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical components involving pump station maintenance
                  • Thorough knowledge of construction and maintenance of golf course tees, fairways and greens
                  • Knowledgeable about the game of golf
                    • Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational, conflict resolution and human relations skills
                    • Conflict resolution skills

                      Apply Before Date

                      Open Until Filled

                      Application review may begin on September 26, 2022.

                      Contact Information

                      For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by email at

                      For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or

                      Conditions of Employment

                      Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

                      Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

                      Legally authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the University.

                      Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.

                      Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.

                      Proof of valid driver's license upon hire and throughout employment.

                      Equal Employment Opportunity

                      Georgia Southern University provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicant for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the America with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

                      Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

                      Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University's academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution's Inclusive Excellence goals, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

                      Other Information
                      • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
                      • Ability to maneuver items weighing up to 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.
                      • Ability to operate University vehicle with manual transmission.
                      • May be required to work in an environment that includes bending, lifting, stooping, kneeling, climbing, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, and grasping.
                      • This is a supervisory position.
                      • This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time.

                        Background Check
                        • Standard + Education & DMV

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