Comcast Spectacor

Director, Operations

Location US-IL-Bridgeview
Job ID
Spectra - Venue Management
Location Name
Spectra VM - Toyota Park
Regular Full-Time


Utilizing independent judgment, the Director of Operations assists the General Manager in managing, supervising and coordinating all day-to-day operations of the venue, including engineering, maintenance, set-up/changeovers, custodial/housekeeping, grounds keeping. Assists in providing overall administrative planning, direction, and policies to staff, assuring the highest quality service program to assure booking/rebooking of events. DOO ensures an effective and cost-efficient program by controlling departmental operating budget as well as providing highly responsible staff assistance and management to the General Manager.


  • Oversees overall daily operation and maintenance of the stadium and all systems. This includes HVAC, sound, lighting, fire protection, life safety, workplace safety, communications, scoreboard, etc.
  • Direct daily interaction with team staff.
  • Oversees custodial supervisors for the facility.
  • Assists with negotiating and administering labor group contracts (Stagehands/Trades).
  • Oversees the operation of event set-up and tear-down, i.e. field, special events, concerts, meetings, and misc. events.
  • Assists with Administering and negotiating contracts with outside vendors including pest control, HVAC, electrical, scoreboard systems, seasonal landscaping and snow removal.
  • Acts as liaison with Village Services for numerous facility related functions (City Codes, Parking, Licenses, permits, etc.).
  • Heavily involved with accounts payable and receivable.
  • Assist in developing and managing facility budgets.
  • Responsible for Health & Safety compliance.


  • Bachelor’s/Technical degree from an accredited college/university/school required.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in facility management.
  • Must show demonstrated knowledge of facility management.
  • Ability to work event nights, weekends and holidays as required.
  • Knowledge of budget preparation and control.
  • Knowledge of OSHA requirements.
  • Knowledge of basic mechanical, electrical, grounds keeping are helpful

Intellectual/Social, Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The intellectual/social, physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Intellectual/Social demands:

  • While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is continuously asked to multi-task under time limits. Position requires constant attention to precise details and accuracy of specified standards including: following simple to complex (more than 3 steps) instructions, and concentration which frequently extends beyond 30 minutes at a time. Employees in this role will constantly be in leadership role; this requires directing others either verbally or in writing to complete tasks in prescribed time frame. This position also requires constant use of interpersonal skills including: ability to direct/motivate/inform staff and foster collaboration, being able to recognize and resolve conflicts, being able to openly communicate in writing and verbally with clients.

Physical demands:

  • While performing the essential functions of the job, the employee constantly operates a computer and other office devices such telephones, copy machines, fax machines, etc; occasionally moves about inside the office to access storage areas, cabinets and office machinery; constantly moves about the stadium and event sites before, during and after events to service clients and supervise staff; constantly communicates via telephone, email and in-person with others to exchange accurate information.

Work environment:

  • The duties of this position are performed indoors and outdoors in the weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environments is usually moderate to loud during events and minimal during non-event times.





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