Oak View Group

Set Up Lead| Grand River Conference Center

Location US-IA-Dubuque
Job ID
Location Name
Grand River Conference Center
Regular Full-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group (OVG) is the world’s leading arena development, management, and hospitality company founded in 2015 by Tim Leiweke and Irving Azoff to disrupt business as usual. As the largest developer of sports and entertainment facilities in the world, OVG prioritizes the way we do business focusing on making long-term investments in our people and our planet. We focus on building a diverse workforce and cultivating an inclusive workplace. Each day our team members around the world and throughout our local communities work together to provide the greatest experience to our fans and partners.


We celebrate and support a strong, transparent, authentic and inclusive culture focused around four core values:  

  • We treat each other fairly and with respect.
  • We act with integrity.
  • We have an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • We give back to our global community.


More information at OakViewGroup.com, and follow OVG on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn. 


The Set-Up Lead performs oversight of event set-up and tear down, custodial, housekeeping, and maintenance tasks as assigned. Set Up Lead may receive instructions from the Operations Manager, Director of Operations or Event Manager.


This role will pay a wage of $18.


For FT roles: Benefits: Health, Dental and Vision insurance, 401(k) savings plan, 401(k) matching, and paid time off (vacation days, sick days, and 11 holidays).


About the Venue

The Grand River Center is a full-service meeting and event facility located in the heart of downtown Dubuque, Iowa. Newly renovated in 2020, featuring over 40,000+ square feet of meeting and exhibition space for events up to 2,000.


  • Assist in the planning, direct, coordinate and review the work plans for facility set up.
  • Supervise and work along with staff in the set-up and tear down of facility equipment (i.e. chairs, tables, staging, risers, trash cans, dance floors, coat racks, table skirting, carpet, pipe & drape, plywood, field covers, tarps, etc.) for all events; ensure compliance with event work orders and relevant Building Code, Fire Code and ADA regulations.
  • Communicates between shifts the necessary tasks that still need to be completed.
  • Perform various facility maintenance tasks including touch up painting, mowing or salting sidewalks.
  • Operate a wide variety of equipment including vans, pick-up trucks, forklifts, high-lifts, floor scrubbers, and other vehicles as required.
  • Periodically conduct inventory of all equipment as assigned; report defective equipment, facility damage, areas of the facility requiring cleaning and incorrect or improper set-ups to supervisors in a timely manner.
  • Maintain storage areas and equipment in designated areas in a neat and orderly manner.
  • Use hand tools or small powered equipment applicable to the work being performed.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely in the English language, both orally and in writing.
  • Other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirement listed below is representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

  • Strong ability to work well with others, independently and in a team environment with a positive attitude, and strong customer service. 
  • Proper use and maintenance of hand and power tools related to job functions; Applicable safety rules and procedures.



High School diploma or equivalent (GED)



Ability to work various workdays and hours to meet business needs including early/late hours, long days, weekends and holidays. Must be reliable and punctual.


Strengthened by our Differences. United to Make a Difference.

At OVG, we understand that to continue positively disrupting the sports and live entertainment industry, we need a diverse team to help us do it. We also believe that inclusivity drives innovation, strengthens our people, improves our service, and raises our excellence. Our success is rooted in creating environments that reflect and celebrate the diverse communities in which we operate and serve, and this is the reason we are committed to amplifying voices from all different backgrounds.


Oak View Group is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (“protected class”) including, but not limited to veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.



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