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General Manager - Mountain America Center (Idaho Falls · ID)

Mountain America Center jobs
Sports Jobs in Idaho Falls · ID
Facility Operations/Event Staff: Facility/Venue Management
Opening in November 2022 and located in Idaho Falls, Idaho, the Mountain America Center will be a game changing amenity for Eastern Idaho. Idaho Falls is the hub of Eastern Idaho. It is the largest metropolitan area between Salt Lake City and the Canadian border and a major jumping off point for tourism in the Greater Yellowstone area. It is  also a growing center of economic activity.   Along with growth comes the need for expanded cultural, recreational, and business resources. The Mountain America Center will change all of this and provide the greater community with 6,000 seat arena, 27,000 sq. ft. of arena space, and an 11,000 sq. ft. of conference and convention space.

General Statement of Duties:
The General Manager is the primary individual responsible for the direction for the planning, administration, and operational management for the facility, its physical plant facilities and equipment, finances and personnel, consistent with the goals and directives of the Idaho Falls Auditorium District.  Duties include the providing leadership and direction to subordinate operating departments, management and staff, the coordination and execution of plans and directives; the continuing of liaison with corporate staff, industry associates, governing agencies, communication mediums and the general public.

  • Thorough knowledge of the principals and practices used in the successful management of a multi-purpose special event facility.   
  • Ability to anticipate problems and implement immediate corrective action; 
  • Considerable knowledge of event solicitation and presentation, maintenance, custodial and safety requirements, public relations, advertising and media relations, box office operations, personnel and office management;  
  • Ability to work simultaneously with a broad variety of vested interest groups and to foster a cooperative environment; 
  • Ability to achieve quality results with minimum of resources;  
  • Ability to perform effectively under significant pressure typically associated with meeting the demands and timetables of the entertainment industry; 
  • Thorough knowledge of governmental administration and responsibilities;  
  • A minimum of five years experience preferred.