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  • Operations Coordinator

    Location US-CT-Hartford
    Job ID
    2018-3891
    Group
    Spectra - Venue Management
    Location Name
    Spectra VM - XL Center
    Category
    Operations
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The XL Center is Connecticut’s premier destination for sports & entertainment.  The 16,000+ seat downtown arena is home to the eleven-time National Champion UConn Women's Basketball team and the four-time National Champion UConn Men's Basketball team. Led by Hall of Fame basketball Head Coach Geno Auriemma and Dan Hurley, the Men's & Women's basketball programs have established themselves as national powerhouses.  The XL Center is also home to the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, the primary developmental affiliate of the New York Rangers. The team is coached by Keith McCambridge.  The XL Center entertains millions of visitors annually with a variety of concerts, family shows, ice-skating spectaculars, consumer events and trade shows throughout the season. The venue has played host to an extraordinary roster of world-renowned artists, including Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Pearl Jam, Black Eyed Peas, Britney Spears, Drake, and many others.  The XL Center will continue to be the center of sports and entertainment for Hartford and the state of Connecticut for years to come.  You can learn more about our venue here: http://www.xlcenter.com/

     

    The Operations Coordinator will direct and oversee setups, changeovers and other operational tasks in the facility/facilities.

     

    Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  Come Join Us!  You can learn more about Spectra at www.spectraexperiences.com/

    Responsibilities

    • Coordinate and communicate all relevant information for event set ups, changeovers, and operational tasks throughout the facility.
    • Supervise event set-ups, changeovers, custodial tasks.
    • Conduct meetings prior to each shift in order to review and/or distribute work assignments.
    • Train, schedule and supervise part time and/or contract staff.
    • Ensure employees have the equipment and resources to perform the job efficiently.
    • Coordinate preventive and regular maintenance for all equipment and company vehicles (including truck, fork lifts, etc.).
    • Assist Operations Department with special projects as required
    • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Facility Mgmt, Sports Mgmt or related field strongly preferred
    • Minimum of (2) years experience in an Arena, Convention Center or Public Assembly Facility required; previous experience in set up/housekeeping, event coordination preferred
    • Possession of or ability to obtain valid driver’s license and forklift certification
    • Demonstrated ability to function efficiently and effectively in a fast paced, high pressure environment
    • Familiarity with OSHA requirements
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills in the English language
    • Ability to multitask under time limits
    • Ability to work nights, weekends and select holidays as needed, in addition to traditional business hours
    • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Audio-Visual components will be considered a plus.

    SPECTRA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT EMPLOYER.

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