The Assistant Director is responsible for managing, supervising and coordinating operations of the venue, including engineering, maintenance, repair, set-up/changeovers, custodial/housekeeping, and grounds keeping. The Assistant Director assists in providing overall planning, direction, and policies to operations staff to ensure the highest quality service. This role ensures effective and cost-efficient operations by controlling the division’s operating budget as well as providing highly responsible operations staff assistance and management to the Director. The Assistant Director also assists in the oversight of the food and beverage contractor.
Responsible for directing, monitoring, and implementing facility operations, maintenance and repair.
Oversees overall daily operations and maintenance of the venue buildings, grounds and all systems. This includes HVAC, sound, lighting, fire protection, life safety, workplace safety, communications, event set-up, tear-down, clean-up etc.
Direct daily interaction with facility maintenance and event support staff
Interaction & communicate with Event Manager, the main point of contact for event promoters for event layouts, set ups, staffing needs and overall event execution.
Oversees communication of event information to the event support staff.
Oversees custodial management for the facility.
Oversees and assists the operations of all event set-up, tear-down, clean-up
Administers and negotiates contracts with outside vendors including pest control, HVAC, electrical, sound systems, elevators, repair, maintenance, AV equipment, landscaping, etc.…
Acts as liaison with other City Departments for numerous facility related operations.
Oversee repair, maintenance, operations, cleanliness and all related areas; ensures these are properly prioritized and completed in a timely manner.
Heavily involved with operations accounts payable.
Assist in developing and managing facility operations budget; prepares capital budgets for 1-year, 3-year and 5-year long-range repairs and improvements.
Direct all safety and emergency response training; implement standard operating procedures; ensures all laws, codes, ordinances, and Risk Management procedures are followed.
Responsible for required equipment and systems inspections and certifications.
Development and maintain operational manuals and logs (overall operation manual, repairs and maintenance schedules, inventory/asset control logs).
Coordinate and oversee special projects such as construction, remodeling, and other major operations projects.
Directly oversees the Facility Superintendent and responsible for the management of the event support staff.
Minimum five (5) years of operations management experience in a similar event facility.
Must possess a valid Florida Driver’s License and maintenance of a clean driving history.
Demonstrated knowledge of facility operations management.
Extensive knowledge of mechanical, electrical, grounds keeping
Basic knowledge of budget preparation and control.
About MIDFLORIDA Event Center
Located on Florida's southeast Treasure Coast, the MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Event Center is conveniently located, midpoint, between Orlando, Miami and Tampa. Featuring two grand ballrooms, an outdoor concert stage, festival grounds and fitness center, the venue hosts banquets, meetings, conferences, tradeshows, concerts, performing arts, festivals, sporting events and much more.