Oak View Group

Operations Coordinator| Mobile Convention Center

Location US-AL-Mobile
Job ID
Location Name
Mobile Convention Center
Regular Full-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group is the global leader in venue development, management, and premium hospitality services for the live event industry.  Offering an unmatched, 360-degree solution set for a collection of world-class owned venues and a client roster that includes the most influential, highest attended arenas, convention centers, music festivals, performing arts centers, and cultural institutions on the planet.


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


The Operations Coordinator provides administrative support and supervision of the day-to-day functions of the operations department. The position provides leadership and direction to part-time team members regarding building policy and procedures.


This role will pay an hourly rate between $17 to $20.


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 12 holidays).


Position expires 07/01/2024.

About the Venue

The Arthur R. Outlaw Mobile Convention Center anchors lively downtown Mobile, Alabama, a city that offers world-class accommodations, retail shops, restaurants, museums, parks and art galleries. The 317,000-square-foot facility features 16 meeting rooms, two ballrooms and two exhibit halls that total 100,000 square feet.


Covered walkways and crosswalks to nearby hotels give attendees the ultimate in convenience, with downtown dining, nightlife, shopping and sightseeing just minutes away. Winner of numerous architectural awards, the Mobile Convention Center takes full advantage of an exclusive waterfront setting. The striking exterior incorporates outdoor terraces on three sides of the venue, while the expansive windows – more than 45,000 square feet of exterior glass – afford magnificent views of the historic Mobile River from three levels.


  • Assist with overseeing event changeovers, including setup of chairs, tables, and signs.
  • Perform routine maintenance tasks for facility floors, chairs, staging, risers, and inventory.
  • Coordinate housekeeping services and assign work tasks, resolving operational issues.
  • Maintain accurate hazardous materials record keeping.
  • Review and coordinate changeover plans, facility maintenance, and operations.
  • Schedule part-time staff for events with Manager.
  • Train, motivate, and evaluate operations’ team members.
  • Coordinate part-time team members' assignments.
  • Operate machinery as required (Scrubbers, Buffers, etc.).
  • Collaborate with Operations Manager for departmental smooth operation.
  • Ensure facility maintenance during events with part-time and contract labor.
  • Assist Operations Manager in monitoring supply inventory.
  • Adhere to building programs, safety requirements, and environmental regulations.
  • Control janitorial supply inventory and maintain MSDS books.
  • Work alongside part-time, contract, and independent contractors.
  • Report safety hazards and accidents, communicate departmental information.
  • Maintain high departmental morale and exemplify professionalism and courtesy.
  • Perform other assigned duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • High school diploma or GED is required.
  • One to two years of experience in operations or related industry.
  • Working knowledge of the principles of facility management, services, and equipment for a similar facility.
  • Less than one year of administrative support and supervisor experience preferred


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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