Convention Center & Visitors Bureau Department | Full-Time
Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Various Hours, Days, & Evenings may be required depending upon events at the Convention Center.
PRIMARY DUTY: Under general supervision, manages operations of the Waco Convention Center for the Convention Center and Convention & Visitors Bureau (CC/CVB).
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
•Manages Waco Convention Center functions and operations, including staff work schedules, maintenance, cleaning, setup and teardowns, budgets, purchasing.
•Works in partnership with Sales/Events Services and Catering regarding venue scheduling, bookings and summary reports; works with clients and CC/CVB staff to plan events; prepares physical plans and floor plans for events.
•Oversees Data, Account and Event Management in Ungerboeck operating software system.
•Manages and trains assigned staff; plans and manages work activities; plans, prioritizes and assigns tasks and projects; monitors work, develops staff skills and evaluates performance.
•Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work- related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.
•May be required to respond afterhours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City wide emergency.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
•City policies and procedures.
•State and Federal laws governing the conduct and safety of public facilities.
•Principles and practices for planning and managing convention facilities and programs.
•Ungerboeck Operating Management System a plus.
•Business and personal computers and specialized software applications.
•Supervising and coordinating municipal facility programs and event planning.
•Analyzing problems, resolving disputes and conflicts and developing effective solutions.
•Managing staff, delegating tasks and authority and coaching to improve staff performance.
•Dealing tactfully and courteously with customers and providing effective and friendly customer service.
•Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands.
•Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers.
•Communicating effectively verbally and in writing
Associate's Degree in Business or Public Administration, or related field is required; AND four years’ experience in public facility planning and management programs; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION:
Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s
This job description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required. City management has exclusive rights to alter this job description at any time without notice.
Employees will be required to follow any other job related instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an 'at-will' relationship.
The City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from eligible and qualified persons regardless of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
The City of Waco provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please contact the Human Resources Office at (254) 750-5740.
Internal Number: 737-1
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