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General Manager, Lake Bracken Country Club

Job Summary:

Serves as the general manager of Bracken Holdings, Inc. doing business as Lake Bracken

Country Club, in Galesburg, Illinois, and manages all aspects of the corporation including its

activities and the relationships between the corporation and its Board of Directors, members,

guests, employees, and the local community. Coordinates and administers the corporation's

policies as defined by its Board of Directors. Develops operating policies and procedures and

directs the work of all department managers. Implements and monitors the budget, the quality of

the corporation's products and services and ensures maximum member and guest satisfaction.

Secures and protects the club's assets, including facilities and equipment.

Job Duties:

- Implements general policies established by the Board of Directors; directs their

administration and execution.

- Oversees the operations of an 18-hole golf course, aquatics facility, and Lake.

- Manages the restaurant and bar.

- Responsible for supervising full-time and part-time staff, including orientation, annual

staff evaluations, discipline, and staff training and development.

- Plans, develops and approves specific operational policies programs, procedures, and

methods in concert with general policies.

- Coordinates the development of the corporation's long-range and annual business plans

and goals.

- Develops, maintains, and administers a sound organization plan, and initiates

improvements, as necessary.

- Establishes a basic personnel policy; initiates and monitors policies relating to personnel

actions and training and professional development programs.

- Maintains membership with other professional associations accordingly.

- Monitors monthly and other financial statements for the corporation and takes effective

corrective action as required.

- Coordinates and works with the Board of Directors to develop operating and capital

budgets according to the budget calendar.

- Works in conjunction with all committees as required.

- Welcomes new homeowners and members.

- Meets and greets all members and guests as practical during their visits to the premises.

- Provides communications and recommendations to the Board of Directors and any

relevant committee about construction, alterations, maintenance, materials, supplies,

equipment, and services not provided in approved plans and/or budgets.

- Consistently assures that the corporation is operated in accordance with all applicable

local, state, and federal laws.

- Coordinates the marketing and membership relations programs to promote the services and

facilities to potential and present members.

- Willing to work non-traditional hours based on club activities; ability to handle conflict as it


IV. Reports to: Board of Directors

V. Supervises:

➢ Golf/Maintenance Superintendent

➢ Food and Beverage Manager/Staff

➢ Office Manager/Staff

➢ Golf Pro

➢ Pool Staff

➢ Any other personnel assigned

VI. Required Qualifications:

➢ Bachelor’s Degree in business, recreation administration, or a related field

➢ 2+ years prior management experience

VII. Preferred Qualifications:

➢ Experience with lake management, aquatics, and/or golf operations

➢ Golf experience

➢ Hospitality experience, including food and beverage management

VIII. Salary: Commensurate with experience plus Benefits

Application Materials: Please send your cover letter and resume to:

Bob Porter, President

Lake Bracken Country Club

1036 Sunny Knolls Drive

Galesburg, IL


 Lake Bracken Country Club


Bob Porter

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