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26 Jun 2024

Operations Manager

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Saint Paul, MN, USA
Full Time
3+ years exp.


The Operations Manager is part of the Stadium Operations Department for Minnesota United FC (MNUFC), a sports business located in the Twins Cities area of Minnesota and a member of Major League Soccer (MLS), the top tier soccer league in North America.

Job Description

We are looking for an Operations Manager who will be responsible for building operations at Allianz Field, including but not limited to event changeovers, preventative maintenance, and facility repairs. This role will manage work assignments, communication between management and department personnel, and collaborate alongside external stadium vendors. This position oversees and leads a full-time Operations Coordinator and part-time Stadium Operations Staff.

This is a full-time position based at Allianz Field in St. Paul, MN reporting to the Director, Facility Operations.

Essential Duties

  • Ensure that the facility event set-ups are completed accurately, safely, and on schedule
  • Collaborate with the Director of Facility Operations to ensure all building practices and procedures are followed in an efficient and effective manner
  • Oversee full-time Operations Coordinator and part-time Stadium Operations Staff, properly execute the following;
    • Select, train, motivate, and evaluate staff
    • Manage and coordinate training
    • Aid-in and supervise the work conducted by Stadium Operations Staff in preparing Allianz Field for all events including game days
  • Manage and coordinate loading dock organization and cleanliness
  • Manage all housekeeping needs and responsibilities
  • Collaborate with various stakeholders on sustainability initiatives and opportunities
  • Work closely with Event Operations and Special Events to ensure all full-stadium and special events are successful and billed back accurately
  • Maintain a continuous drive and passion for creating exceptional experiences and providing customer service to all Allianz Field guests, employees, and teams
  • Conduct regular building walk-throughs to ensure that all equipment is stowed safely and in the correct storage place
  • Assist in the management of the CMMS and the detailed records of projects, PM, and other repairs and maintenance related items
  • Create and respond to work orders generated in the CMMS in a timely manner
  • Stays up to date with industry standards and safety compliance
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Director of Facility Operations

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to stand for extended amounts of time
  • Ability to lift and carry a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Comfortable working extended hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays as necessary
  • Ability to work indoors and outdoors in various weather conditions


  • At least 3 - 4 years in stadium/facility operations
  • Previous experience in custodial and building maintenance
  • Familiar with OSHA standards
  • Previous experience leading a team preferred
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to work with many different groups of people through effective communication, time management, and internal motivation
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus

Company Profile:

MNUFC is a professional soccer club playing in Major League Soccer (MLS), the top tier of soccer in North America, and which operates under the oversight of the U.S. Soccer Federation, a member of FIFA. The Club is headquartered in Golden Valley, MN. Soccer operations are located at the MNUFC Training Center in Blaine, Minnesota, and the team plays its home matches at Allianz Field in St. Paul, MN.

MNUFC is a progressive employer that values group and personal excellence, individual commitment, shared responsibility, diversity and respect for all people. Its mission includes community engagement and betterment through the expression of the values of soccer, the premier sport of the world. The Club promotes an open work environment with collegial and supporting work dynamics that foster positive individual and group performance, and the opportunity for career advancement.

Compensation and Benefits:

MNUFC provides a competitive benefit package that includes management level salary, individual and family health insurance, and 401K savings program.

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.

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