Comcast Spectacor

  • Operations Manager

    Location US-KY-Owensboro
    Job ID
    Spectra - Venue Management
    Location Name
    Spectra VM - Owensboro Convention Center
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Owensboro Convention Center opened in 2014 in revitalized downtown Owensboro, KY with a 44,000+ sq. ft. exhibit hall and 32,000+ sq. ft of ballroom and meeting space. The Owensboro Sportscenter is a 5,000 seat historic arena that is home to 3 basketball tenants as well as other special events throughout the year.


    • Coordinate and communicate all relevant information for event set ups, changeovers, maintenance and custodial tasks throughout the facility
    • Supervise event set-ups, changeovers, custodial tasks and maintenance
    • Supervise and participate in day-to-day operations of the facility
    • Conduct meetings prior to each shift in order to review and/or distribute work assignments
    • Train and supervise part time and/or contract staff
    • Ensure employees have the equipment and resources to perform the job efficiently
    • Maintain employee paperwork including attendance, payroll, disciplinary procedures, etc.
    • Coordinate preventive and regular maintenance for all facility-related equipment, HVAC, Lighting and Plumbing etc.
    • Assist in budget planning with the Director of Operations
    • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


    • (High School Diploma or GED required)
    • Three years’ experience in sports/events facility preferred
    • Working knowledge of facility, convention center, and arena operations, changeovers, set ups, maintenance and housekeeping
    • Working knowledge of operations equipment including forklifts, pallet jacks, staging, AV equipment, video walls and basketball floors, etc.
    • Ability to oversee and direct staff in performance of conversions, maintenance and housekeeping
    • Capable of working nights, weekends and holidays, as well as additional hours when needed
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time
    • Takes initiative and is motivated to complete tasks with minimal supervision
    • Ability to meet deadlines and function in a high-pressure environment
    • Forklift certification or ability to become certified within 3 months of start date






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