Manager, Championship Administration


About the USGA: 

The USGA conducts the U.S. Open, U.S. Women’s Open and U.S. Senior Open, as well as 10 national amateur championships, two state team championships and international matches. Together with The R&A, the USGA governs the game worldwide, jointly administering the Rules of Golf, Rules of Amateur Status, Equipment Standards and World Amateur Golf Rankings. The USGA’s working jurisdiction comprises the United States, its territories and Mexico.

The USGA is a global leader in the development and support of sustainable golf course management practices. It serves as a primary steward for the game’s history and funds an ongoing “For the Good of the Game” charitable giving program. Additionally, the USGA’s Course Rating and Handicap systems are used on six continents in more than 50 countries. 

 

Location: 

Far Hills, NJ
 

Position Summary: 

The Manager, Championship Administration will be responsible for the in house administration of the U.S. Girls’ Junior and the U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championships. He/She will be responsible for the Stroke Policy Data response system, USGA Championship groupings templates and scorecard set-up, managing all electronic correspondence with officials.  The incumbent will coordinate Championship Player Invitation and Alternate Notice. He/She will also back-up the technical preparations of all entry forms. 


Duties 

 

  • Manages the qualifying sites database.  Confirms date changes, additions and deletions with staff, officials in charge and host clubs.  Work with BIS to develop a more advance platform for qualifying site data.
  • Manages the in-house administration of the U.S. Girls’ Junior and U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championships.  Responsible for all correspondence to exempt players and qualifying officials regarding the site selection, allocation of places, groupings, alternates and the redbook preparation. Work closely with the respective Championships’ SICs to produce Championships at the highest level. 
  • Responds to phone and email requests and inquiries from officials, players and the public with regard to the entry process, transfers, withdrawals and qualifying results.
  • Manages the Stroke Policy Data and response system as it applies to the U.S. Open, U.S. Senior Open, U.S. Women’s Open, U.S. Amateur and U.S. Mid-Amateur and the No Show Data for all Championships.
  • Manages all electronic correspondence with officials.  Prepares all FedEx and UPS mailings at the close of entries to OICs.  Responsible for securing all Championship Player Invitation and Alternate Notices.  Responsible for emailing the player invitation to all exempt players and qualifiers.
  • Assist the production of USGA Championship entry forms using Adobe InDesign.  Edits and imports qualifying information, exemptions and text changes into entry drafts. 
  • Manages the set-up of USGA Championships into TPP and drafts scorecard design for use during the championship season.
  • Manages the technical preparation, editing and production of groupings for USGA Championships.

 

 

Knowledge, Education, Skills & Abilities 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, detail oriented, well organized, ability to multi-task and be a team player.
  • PC Knowledge:  Adobe InDesign, Outlook, Word, Access (Intermediate Level), Excel, Power Point, TPP, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat Professional, Adobe Live Cycle Designer, Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft InfoPath. 


To Apply: 

Please click on the following link to apply:  Manager, Championship Administration

 




 
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