Under the direction of the Viejas Arena Director, oversees the operation, maintenance, custodial services and conversions for the Viejas Arena and Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre, providing leadership and assistance toward achieving departmental goals. Oversees maintenance and custodial services for the Parma Payne Goodall Alumni Center. Responsibilities include financial management and control, administration, payroll, and other duties as assigned to ensure efficient operation of areas under their control. Works closely with the Arena Director in the development of departmental budgets, long-term strategic planning, capital improvements, staff trainings and policy and procedure creation. In the absence of the Arena Director, and in coordination with the Associate Director of Event Management, assumes operational and management oversight. Develops and implements a variety of policies and procedures including staff trainings and development, furniture/equipment maintenance and replacement standards, inventory control, safety, and risk management. Also serves as a Safety Coordinator.
Five years practical experience in managing building operations and maintenance for a public assembly facility or related business, preferably in a similar facility or business operation
Five years of experience directly supervising and managing full-time staff
Experience in the production and execution of meetings, conferences and special events including setting up and striking furniture, staging, equipment, audiovisual services, crowd management and security. Experience with various types of industry standard room configurations and audiovisual equipment
Experience with fire and life safety policies and emergency evacuation procedures
Experience with meeting and event scheduling software, diagramming software, PowerPoint, databases, and payroll software preferred
Experience with the needs and requirements of patrons with disabilities and experience with ADA guidelines
Experience working with custodial services, caterers, productions companies, and a variety of contracted services
Experience in facility, crowd control and event management relevant to complying with fire and life safety standards required
Experience in developing, communicating, interpreting and enforcing policies and procedures
Experience in safety, risk management and emergency preparedness and evacuation preferred
Licenses & Certifications Requirements:
CPR, First Aid, and AED certification required (certifications may be obtained within first month of employment)
Viejas Arena, located on the San Diego State University campus, seats 12,414 for basketball games. Seating includes 240 ADA accessible and companion seats in row 36, form-fitted bench seats in rows 30-35 with the remaining being stadium seats. For special events and concerts, the venue can become intimate down to 3,000 seats and, depending on configuration, accommodate as many as 13,500. The Cal C...oast Credit Union Open Air Theatre (OAT) is a 4,600 seat outdoor amphitheater venue.
The mission of Associated Students of San Diego State University is to create, promote and fund social, recreational, cultural, and educational programs and facilities both on campus and in the community, advocate for student interests, provide leadership opportunities and participate in shared governance. As part of our team, you will have a unique opportunity to work directly with the student body, serving as a mentor and assisting in the development of students on campus throughout their academic career. Our diverse environment and collaborative culture will enhance your professional growth while you enrich others.
Please apply directly though the Associated Students of SDSU website at https://as.sdsu.edu/jobs/fulltime.php