LOCATION: Eugene, Oregon REPORTS TO: Executive Director STATUS: FULL-TIME (EXEMPT) The Eugene Civic Park is located in beautiful Eugene, Oregon - two hours south of Portland and one hour east of the Pacific Ocean. Eugene is the home of the University of Oregon, steady advancement, beautiful homes, great city services, the finest of schools, and unequaled recreational amenities.
The facility’s outdoor multi-sport turf field will be built to FIFA standards and can accommodate any sport played on a rectangular field. Measuring 250? x 400? with a 12-foot apron surrounding the playing surface. The 40,000 square foot Kidsports Fieldhouse at Civic Park will include four middle school-size indoor basketball/volleyball courts which can be converted into two NCAA-size courts as well as two outdoor courts. The fieldhouse will also offer space for meetings, trade shows, and seminars. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING: The General Manager is responsible for the financial and operating performance of our client's facility. The objectives for this position include: 1.Take the lead with Eugene Civic Alliance (ECA) and Kidsports (KS) staff to promote, book, and execute tournaments and sports tourism events for Field and Fieldhouse 2.Develop new recreational and competitive local sports programming concepts for the Field and the Fieldhouse 3.Develop new business development, and new program expansions for the Field and the Fieldhouse 4.Facilitate interdepartmental collaboration. 5.Provide direction for the operations of the Field and Fieldhouse and its maintenance staff 6.Create a culture of accountability which supports the organizational values 7.Optimize the financial performance of the facility 8.Customer retention and community service for ECA and KS 9.Implementation of best-in-class technology for the facility 10.Manage overall food and beverage operations for the facility
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: •Pre-opening responsibilities •Develop and Implement FF&E system in coordination with Executive Director of ECA and KS •Develop budgetary control systems for the operations and maintenance of the Fieldhouse and the Field •Develop hiring procedures and job descriptions/handbooks for operational staff •Develop orientation and training systems for all staff working in the Fieldhouse and on the Field such as but not limited to: oEmergency procedures oChild abuse training oEquity and inclusion oScheduling •Develop scheduling and enrollment systems for both the Fieldhouse and the Field •Analyze operations submit their evaluation on the performance of the facility and its staff in order to meet objectives, and determine areas of potential cost reduction, program improvement, or policy change •Collaborate with operational department heads or managers in the following areas: oScheduling of both the Fieldhouse and the Field oPromotion and marketing of events oDeveloping new novel and innovative programming concepts and special events oDevelopment of new creative earned income ideas or fundraising concepts •Directly manage the Facilities Manager for both the Fieldhouse and the Field •Collaborate with the development and implementation of budgetary control systems for operations of the facility, to include recordkeeping systems, and other administrative control processes •Collaborate with both ECA and KS on promotional campaigns and take the lead when appropriate •Collaborate with departmental heads in preparing budgets for approval, including those for funding and implementation of programs •Train staff to deliver superb customer service MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: •Prior responsibility in daily P&L management and budget oversight of $1mm or more •Proven management and leadership experience in the food and beverage, recreational, and events •Operational knowledge of F&B and sport clubs as well as parties, corporate events, and team building preferred •Prior experience managing a sport, recreation or entertainment venue •Prior experience managing marketing programs and campaigns •Prior experience creating and running events •A minimum of 7 years of management experience •Operational knowledge of risk management •Skilled at identifying and creating opportunities to deliver revenue goals •Sports programming and sports event operations expertise required •Bachelor's degree in business management, sports management, marketing, hospitality, related field, or equivalent experience
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS •Must be able to lift 50 pounds' waist high •May be required to sit or stand for extended periods of time whether indoors or outdoors •May be required to squat, stoop or bend •Will be required to operate a computer •Facility has intermittent noise
TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS • Minimal travel (estimated 3-5 times annually)
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