Lecturer and Cooperative Education Coordinator, PGA Golf Management Program

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Posting Number:


Internal Recruitment :


Working Title:

Lecturer and Cooperative Education Coordinator, PGA Golf Management Program

Anticipated Hiring Range:

$55,000 - $60,000

Work Schedule:

8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday

Job Location:

Raleigh, NC

Department :

College of Natural Resources - PRTM

About the Department:

The Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management (PRTM) is a multi-disciplinary department focused on answering critical research questions related to human dimensions of natural and built environments, community health and well-being, and equitable and sustainable tourism. The mission of the Department is to advance and disseminate scholarship concerning the management and use of natural and cultural resources for recreation, tourism, and sport through research, teaching, and public engagement. We strive to instill equity and inclusion in departmental practices. PRTM faculty benefit from working in a vibrant and collaborative scholarly climate supportive of innovative high-impact research.

The College of Natural Resources has an ambitious strategic plan that focuses on providing solutions to natural resource challenges.

Essential Job Duties:

  • The Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management (PRTM) is accepting applications for the position of Non-Tenure Track Lecturer and Cooperative Education Coordinator. The primary responsibilities of the position are undergraduate instruction and internship placement for students in the Professional Golf Management (PGM) program.
  • Additional duties include identifying and placing students in internships (also called cooperative educational experiences) and coordinating golf player development activities for students in the PGM program. Advising and service on departmental committees is also expected.
  • The undergraduate Professional Golf Management curriculum is one of only 17 universities with an accredited Professional Golfers Association (PGA). As a PGA Golf Management University Program, we aim to train experts in both the game and business of golf. We are the only program where students receive a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management, one of NC State’s top 10 majors, with a concentration in PGA Golf Management. Our graduates receive PGA membership upon job placement.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Serve as Player Development Director.
  • Retainment and recruitment of current and future students. Serve on college and department level committees.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in parks, recreation, tourism, sport or related field. A minimum of three (3) years of professional experience in the golf industry.

Other Required Qualifications:

  • Evidence of teaching at the post-secondary level. Candidates should have knowledge and experience to teach Professional Golf Management classes that focus on golf instruction and player development competencies.
  • Candidates should possess strong communication skills to interact with students, industry partners, and other external stakeholders. Candidates should possess excellent organizational and time management skills in order to advance multiple ongoing professional development activities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Potential to teach undergraduate Sport Management courses outside of the PGM program. Potential for innovation in undergraduate teaching and mentoring and experience using course management systems such as Moodle, Canvas, or Blackboard.
  • Potential to advance diversity, inclusion, and equity within golf and within the university.
    Candidates should provide evidence of a workstyle that is collaborative, respectful, and creative.
  • Candidates should be a current member of the PGA of America. Completion of post-baccalaureate certifications sponsored by the PGA such as Certified Professional or Master Professional, is preferred. Experience and/or familiarity with various forms of golf technology systems including ForeSight, FlightScope, TrackMan, and SAM Putt Lab.

Required License(s) or Certification(s):


Valid NC Driver's License required:


Commercial Driver's License required:


Job Open Date:


Anticipated Close Date:

Open Until Filled.

Position Number:


Position Type:

Non-Tenure-Track Faculty

Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week):


Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather:

Mandatory - Adverse Weather

Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events:

Non Mandatory - Emergency Event

Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?:


Department ID:

150201 - Parks, Recreation & Tourism Mg


NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at www.wes.org or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/27/2021
Application Due: 5/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time