The Assistant Facility & Public Events Director, over the Finance & Administrative Services Division is responsible for providing an outstanding customer experience by leading the financial and administrative services for the department. The duties include management of the $59 million operating budget, administration of the 5 year Capital Improvement Program which spans over four capital funds, provides complex contract negotiation and administration for the major service contractors, supervises human resources, administrative and accounting staff; manages the department’s Mayor & Council Communications, assists the Director in managing the financial model and processes related to a new $540 million Dickies Arena due to open in late 2019; and other duties as assigned by the Public Events Director. The Public Events department seeks an experienced leader that has a proven track record for successfully leading complex and diverse business entities, with a background in major publicly owned and operated event facilities, including major equestrian and convention center venues. Experience in managing operating and capital budgets over $50 million, administrative experience and outstanding customer service are traits that are desired for the successful applicant. Preference to PeopleSoft Financials, Fixed Assets, Project Costing, Purchasing and General Ledger modules preferred. As well as Hyperion Budget and Forecasting experience.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, public administration, marketing, business management or a related field.
Six (6) years of management experience preferably in convention, tourism, major hospitality industries, and/or visitor services activities.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid Texas driver's license.
Internal Number: 51294
About Fort Worth Convention Center
The City of Fort Worth' Public Events department's mission is to provide an outstanding customer experience to the 3 million plus guests served each year. The department operates the Fort Worth Convention Center (FWCC) located in vibrant downtown Fort Worth, the Will Rogers Memorial Center (WRMC) located in the beautiful cultural district, the Officer of Outdoor Events that coordinates outdoor events throughout the city, the Fort Worth Sports Authority which owns the Texas Motor Speedway and funds Visit Fort Worth through a contractual arrangement. The FWCC and WMRC hosts over 363 revenue producing diverse events each year including national, regional and state conventions, conferences, world class equestrian events, concerts, sporting events, theatrical performances and the legendary Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo. Events not only take place ate the Convention Center and Will Rogers, but also community events through our Outdoor Events division and races at the Texas Motor Speedway.