GEODIS Park, Nashville’s newest professional sports, concert and events venue, is seeking an Operations Coordinator. The 530,000 square foot building contains 30,000 seats over two levels of the general seating bowl, 27 private suites, 7 premium seating spaces, including 3 members’ only clubs, as well as traditional back-of-house kitchens, commissaries, locker rooms, offices, box offices, novelty stores, staff and event spaces associated with a first-class professional sports, concert and events venue.

Job Summary

The Operations Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the daily activities required to operate, maintain and service GEODIS Park. This position reports to the Operations Manager in ensuring that sports, concerts and events are executed in a professional, first-class manner.

Essential Functions

  • Assist the Operations Manager with overseeing event operations for the department, including but not limited to managing daily stadium operations, conversion operations, and event operations.

  • Assist the Operations Manager with overseeing third-party vendor services, including but not limited to, outsourced labor and equipment rentals.

  • Manage part-time operations crew and matchday operations schedules, project planning, budgets, and calendars to ensure the department is functioning efficiently and effectively.

  • Provide and maintain required training to part-time operations staff including, but not limited to, OSHA, and event operations equipment.

  • Provide detailed event estimates and actuals, in addition to comprehensive timelines for major stadium events and conversions.

  • Assist with implementation of stadium-wide inventory management process which includes all major equipment, systems and furniture.

  • Coordinate with department leads and internal stakeholders to ensure operational support for projects, initiatives, and event deliverables are provided with a high level of execution and professionalism.

  • Key contributor in implementing standard operating procedures focused on the long-term success of the stadium.

  • Provide guidance to department team members and contract project managers.

  • Assist in planning and managing the department’s annual operating budget and capital budget.

  • Oversee install and dismantle of various conversion equipment, including but not limited to, staging, temporary flooring, trussing, demountable seating, and chair set/strike.

  • Collaborate with the Event Services staff in setting up and converting club and premium spaces, field level, conference rooms and other spaces as necessary to breaking down setup after event is completed.

  • Supervise cost accounting expenses for overall budget including, but not limited to, house equipment rental, supplies and services purchased, event supervision and staff.

  • Continuously review departmental needs and recommend repairs, maintenance, or special projects.

  • Maintain proper inventory and organization of parts and supplies.

  • Follows procedures for use of MaintainX, the stadium’s third-party Computerized Maintenance Management System software.

  • Adheres to OSHA, NFPA and other applicable safety codes.

  • Function as secondary Event Engineer operating lighting and building systems as needed during events.

  • Maintain strict confidentiality of all information and issues.

  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Sports Administration, Business, Facilities Management, or related field from an accredited College/University.

  • Minimum of 1-3 years management experience in operations/facility management.

  • Familiar with best practices in operating various sports/entertainment venues, preferably stadiums.

  • Experience in planning, overseeing and executing major event facility conversions.

  • Proven leader with acumen to grow and operate a department.

  • Forward thinking planner with the ability to motivate a team around short and long-term initiatives.

  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously to meet deadlines.

  • Ability to read, write and understand English in a working environment.

  • Works effectively under pressure and/or stringent schedule to produce accurate results.

  • Good written, verbal and interpersonal skills required; ability to interact with all levels of staff including management.

  • Professional presentation, appearance and work ethic.

  • Knowledge of safe work practices, procedures, tools, equipment and techniques used in the trades.

  • Ability to work irregular/extended hours; including nights, weekends, holidays (required).

  • Computer skills: sufficient computer knowledge to operate BMS and other automated systems including operation of personal computer using Windows and Microsoft Office software.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

  • Must possess forklift operator certification or be capable of completing certification on the job.

  • Must be able to use hand tools, power tools and ladders.

  • Must be able to walk, stand, bend, climb stairs, lift fifty (50) pounds, and work on catwalks and man lifts at high elevations.

  • Maximum body weight cannot exceed 280 pounds so as to comply with safety limitations of equipment.

  • Must be able to work indoors and outdoors, subject to adverse conditions.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.