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Operations Coordinator, Sporting Fields + Athletics with Sporting Kansas City in Kansas City, MO

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Facility Operations/Event Staff: Facility/Venue Management
Job Description
The Operations Coordinator, Sporting Fields + Athletics for Sporting Kansas City will provide guests with a safe and inviting venue, as well as experiences that are the best in Major League Soccer. This individual will assist the Operations Team in ensuring that Sporting KC facilities and fields are operating as efficiently and effectively as possible.

Essential Functions
  • Ensure the facility is operating according to the mission, vision and values of Sporting KC.
  • Collaborate with Sporting KC leadership to implement policies and procedures for operations at all Sporting Fields + Athletics locations.
  • Manage preparations facilities for internal and external rentals.
  • Communicate and plan effectively with both internal and external partners and/or vendors.
  • Perform all operational needs of Sporting Fields + Athletics facilities. This includes complex maintenance, equipment repair, trash and recycling, opening and closing of gates, ordering and restocking of supplies, etc.
  • Provide operational assistance for all Sporting Club-hosted tournaments, specifically facility preparation, on-site partner activation, tournament communications and staff assignments. 
  • Assist with youth soccer initiatives and events, as needed.
  • Represent Sporting Kansas City and its related affiliates in a professional manner at all times.
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned.

Game Day Responsibilities
  • Attendance required at all Sporting KC home matches, excluding dates that conflict with major events with Sporting Fields + Athletics.
  • Organize, execute and participate in match day activities as assigned.

Personal Attributes
  • Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to  organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Exceptional time management.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor, as well as a friendly personality with excellent customer service skills.
  • Leadership and motivational skills.
  • Excel working in a team environment.
  • Analytical and critical thinking ability.
  • Strong attention to detail.

Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, sports management, hospitality, or other related field.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in business and/or facility management.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience working with the general public and/or sports industry experience preferred.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Calendar.

Physical Abilities
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
  • Required to sit, stand and walk.
  • Use hands to finger, hand or feel objects, tools or controls.
  • Frequent stooping, bending, pulling and pushing.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Required to talk and hear consistently.
  • Ability to occasionally lift, carry and/or drag up to [50] pounds if necessary.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the role include the ability to distinguish the nature of objects by using the eye.
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. (YES/NO) Do you have access to reliable transportation?

  3. (YES/NO) Are you able to work non-traditional hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays as necessary?

  4. What are you compensation requirements?