GCSAA in Lawrence, KS or Remote seeks Senior Manager, CGCS Certification

  • 03 May 2022 10:19 AM
    Message # 12765313
    Anonymous

    Senior Manager, CGCS Certification

    GCSAA is seeking a passionate, competent and professional individual to provide leadership, oversight and guidance to GCSAA’s flagship certifications, the Certified Golf Course Superintendent (CGCS) and Certified Turf Equipment Manager (CTEM). This position is responsible for determing applicant eligibility, exam design and administration, attesting procedures, processing renewal applications and marketing and recognition to elevate the program. In addition, this position will develop excellent relationships with existing applicants as well as proactively identify and cultivate relationships with other qualifying members.

    Qualified candidates possess:

    • Extensive knowledge managing a certification program with a demonstrated track record of sustained growth in the program preferred
    • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Exceptional customer service skills; personable, professional personality with the ability to build rapport within a diverse membership, including the Board of Directors and other highly engaged members
    • Practical project management skills with the ability to prioritize and manage several, concurrent projects
    • Associates or Bachelors degree in a related field or equivalent experience
    • Minimum of three years experience working in an association or membership-driven organization. Consideration will also be given to applicants who have personally participated in and obtained certification.
    • Familiarity in a non-profit, membership driven environment preferred
    • Experience with adult education and/or training, developing Job Task Analysis (JTA), and competency-based curriculums preferred
    • GCSAA will place a preference on local candidates or those willing to relocate to Lawrence, KS but will consider remote applicants
    • This position will travel annually to the GCSAA Conference & Trade Show, and speak/teach at select turf events regarding the CGCS program

    About GCSAA

    The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), is a non-profit, membership-driven association with more than 19,000 members in 78 countries and 85 employees whose mission is serve our members, advance their profession, and enhance the enjoyment, growth and vitality of the game of golf. Our mantra is simple: Everyone paddles in the same direction, with consistent and equal effort, toward our organizational mission. We seek to hire passionate team members who wish to make an impact on the future of the game and golf course management profession. And the best part, we get to call this work.

    We take our work seriously, but we know how to have fun. Compensation range is $60,000 - $70,000 annually. In addition to GCSAA’s attractive compensation/benefits package, we provide generous paid leave, allow for community involvement opportunities and provide a hybrid work schedule.

    If you are someone who is dedicated to making a difference and enjoys a team-oriented environment, GCSAA is for you. From year-round casual attire, to staff fun events and wellness incentives, we place a great value on our team members and their contributions both to the association and within our community.  

    Applications will continue to be received until the position is filled. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to respond. Apply online at www.gcsaa.org and select the Careers tab, “Careers at GCSAA.” If you need assistance applying, please email hrmail@gcsaa.org. GCSAA promotes a welcoming and inclusive environment, and is proud to be an EOE.

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