Oak View Group

Operations Manager | Dacotah Bank Center

Location US-SD-Brookings
Job ID
2024-15647
Location Name
Dacotah Bank Center
Category
Operations
Type
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.

 

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Overview

This Operations Manager reports to the General Manager and is responsible for managing the administration, planning, budgeting and direction for the operations of the Center including front and back of house services, technical services, information technology, conversion, custodial services, and equipment inventory control. Insures an effective and cost efficient program by controlling the Operations budget, and performs related day to day responsibilities as required.

 

Manages all elements of facility operations including budgeting, purchasing, directs the operation and maintenance of the mechanical, electrical, HVAC, custodial, grounds, sound, lighting, a/v equipment, tele-communications systems, security, smoke/fire detectors and traffic control. Manager will serve as facility safety chairman to maintain a safe and secure facility for the public and employees.

 

 

This role will pay a salary of $55,000 to $60,000.

 

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)

 

job expires 8/7/2024

About the Venue

The Dacotah Bank Center is an international award-winning Venue of Excellence and one of South Dakota’s premier live entertainment facilities. With a 30,000-square-foot arena, top-notch banquet and conference rooms, and in-house catering, the Dacotah Bank Center is a gathering place for cultural, educational, and recreational events. Every aspect of event management can be handled by a passionate team committed to making each event a spectacular reality. The venue is located in Brookings, home of South Dakota State University (the largest higher-ed institution in the state), infusing the city with a vibrant spirit supported by an active community.

Responsibilities

  • Assists General Manager and Director of Operations in the overall daily operation and maintenance of the facilities.  
  • Plan, direct, coordinate, and review the work plan for all event changeovers; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems; assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures;
  • Select, train, motivate and evaluate staff; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline and termination procedures.
  • Coordinate, and review the work plan for changeover, facility maintenance and operations; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems; assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures.
  • Coordinate labor hours for staff, inmates and temporary workers. Report labor allocations to Director of Finance.
  • Participate in the development and administration of the Operations budget; forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; monitor and approve expenditures; implement adjustments as necessary.
  • Coordinate facility arrangements and monitor the work of contractors; including equipment rental and borrowing City/County equipment. Report any issues to General Manager immediately.
  • Ensure staff is working safely, efficiently and are aware of proper safety guidelines. Conduct monthly safety meeting.
  • Order supplies and materials for maintenance programs within budget guidelines; receive and maintain supplies.
  • Maintain hazardous materials communication program, material safety data sheets and required records and permits; maintain knowledge of changes in pertinent Federal, State and Local regulations.
  • Develop and maintain an accurate record keeping system; including equipment maintenance and inventory logs.
  • Experience and working knowledge of tractors, skid steers, arena grooming equipment, grounds keeping equipment, electrical, refrigeration, and plumbing.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in an operations position in arena, convention center or public assembly facility with knowledge of set up/housekeeping and event coordination including progressive supervisory responsibility.
  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college/university in a related field (Facility Management, Engineering, Sports Management, etc.) preferred; High School Diploma (or equivalent) required.
  • Familiarity with OSHA requirements
  • Strong interpersonal skills required; including excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language
  • Self-motivated with excellent organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in the English language
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including, early mornings, evenings, weekends, holidays and extended number of consecutive days.

 

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.

EEO

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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