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Assistant General Manager - Ballpark Operations - Goodyear Ballpark (Goodyear · AZ)

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Event Management: Event Operations/Management
Job Description Summary
The Assistant General Manager- Ballpark Operations, is located at Goodyear Ballpark, the spring training and player development home of the Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds. Job duties include assisting in executing and overseeing ballpark operations by performing a variety of sports facility functions associated with a multi-use, public assembly facility including coordinating, planning, organizing and facilitating events and activities. The position works with professional baseball teams, promoters, contract services providers, and lessees to assist in the overall success of the activity or event while maintaining compliance with City, user contract and departmental policies, procedures and guidelines.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously, meet tight deadlines and function under stress. Must demonstrate exceptional work habits, including integrity, strategic thinking, continue to gain knowledge and provide support to achieve a standard of excellence on a daily basis. The ideal candidate will be results orientated with sound, analytical problem solving and negotiation skills. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs and have excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills required; ability to interact with all levels of staff including management. This position supports events and must have the ability to work irregular/extended hours, including nights, weekends and holidays as needed.

At the City of Goodyear, you will be a part of an organization that values its employees as its greatest asset. You will become part of a dedicated team of professionals that are committed to build and maintain a highly engaged workforce. You will be challenged to learn and grow in an environment that values employee development and career-building. You will thrive in a culture of innovation. We believe that successful employees are those that possess these six core values:

Adaptability - Integrity - Initiative - Empathy - Optimism – Innovation

  • Manages sports facility events throughout the campus by scheduling and participating in conceptual meetings; determining locations; developing cost projections in accordance with approved fee schedules; coordinating with other departments, vendors, and agencies; planning concessions and maintenance; evaluating event and activity effectiveness and recommending improvement; researches competitors' events and programs; recommends areas of improvement. 
  • Assists in management of spring training and off-season baseball and non-baseball event operations by recruiting, hiring, training, supervising, and scheduling event services staff, volunteers, custodial services, security services, and other contractors; develops and administers staff handbooks and training materials; plans, evaluates and monitors performance of assigned staff; develops and implements staff and volunteer recognition/reward program; schedules, monitors and tracks employee hours and leaves; coordinates pre-game and in-game activities; responds to tenant needs.
  • Executes facility user contracts, produces comprehensive complex reports, responds to public inquiries; collects fees and balances accounts.
  • Coordinates a variety of recreational programs by developing leagues, local/national tournaments and camps, processing registrations, scheduling meetings, coordinating maintenance activities, and developing reports and evaluations.
  • Develops and administers strategies designed to increase facility utilization and enhancement of events; provides post-event reports to and performs follow up surveys with facility users.
  • Recommends annual budget and expenditures by forecasting revenues and expenses for programs, authorizing payments, monitoring expenditures, recommending adjustments, and evaluating program performance.                                                               
  • Facilitates and oversees use, activities and events throughout the campus including (but not limited to) professional and amateur baseball games and activities; concerts; fairs; graduations; large public events.           
  • Oversees general facility maintenance including the purchase and inventory of materials, supplies and equipment related to the ballpark operations; contacts vendors and service contractors regarding prices, delivery and services required for the effective operations of the Goodyear Ballpark and Recreational Complex. Perform regular inspections of Goodyear Ballpark, identify projects that need to be completed and lead improvement projects to increase safety and efficiencies.
This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position.  The following functions do not identify all duties performed by the incumbent. Other duties and responsibilities will be performed as assigned.

Salary Range - $64,044.95 - $95,075.19 Annually
Hiring Range - $64,044.95 - $79,560.07 Annually
First review of applications: November 30, 2021

Only a limited number of the most qualified applicants meeting the City's requirements will be invited for an interview. The examination process for this position will consist of a panel interview.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.