TITLE: Director, Technical Services
POSITION TYPE: Full Time, Exempt
COMPANY: Sharks Sports and Entertainment, LLC
LOCATION: San Jose, CA
REPORTS TO: Senior Vice President, SAP Center and Sharks Ice
POSTING DATED: October 11, 2022
SAP Center, TechCU and Sharks Ice are the heartbeat of SSW. These venues are where we work and where we play, where we entertain and create unique partnerships and guest experiences, and where we build communities and offer recreational opportunities. We provide culture, healthy opportunities, and economic impact to the Bay Area.
We are currently seeking a Director of Technical Services. This is a senior-level position and will oversee a high functioning staff that provides excellent Technical Services to our entire organization. , SSE embraces a broad spectrum of entertainment practices and is in a community built spaces where cutting-edge events take place.
SAP Center’s 450,000 sq ft indoor arena includes administrative offices, NHL ice rink, approximately 18,000 seating capacity etc.
Sharks Ice and TechCU is 400,000 sq feet, 5 indoor ice surfaces and a 4,300 seat arena, the largest of its kind in North America and new home for the AHL San Jose Barracuda. We also have 2 additional community rinks, a 2- rink facility in Oakland and a 1- rink facility in Fremont.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
What We Offer
This position is not eligible for U.S. work authorization sponsorship.
Born in 1991, Sharks Sports and Entertainment (“SSE”) has grown into a multi-faceted organization that includes the NHL’s San Jose Sharks, the AHL’s San Jose Barracuda, SAP Center, Tech CU Arena, three Sharks Ice facilities, and the non-profit Sharks Foundation. We are continually growing our organization through expansion in the Bay Area and surrounding communities in Northern California.
We work and play in the Bay Area, and are deeply influenced by the technology, innovation, diversity, and commitment to excellence that surrounds us. Our culture is transforming to reflect those values, with an eye towards a pioneering, forward-thinking, and inclusive environment in sports and entertainment.
We live, work, and innovate by a set of Pioneering Principles:
T – Team success is more important than individual success
E – Exceptional experience is non-negotiable in everything we do
A – Appreciate others for their diversity and opinions
M – More risk leads to more rewards and expands our comfort zones
T – Trust that all teammates have the best intentions
E – Empower all teammates to make informed decisions
A – Always say what you really mean and do what you say
L – Lead by showing the respect to others you expect from them
We strive to unite people through a shared love of ice sports, entertainment, and our hometown. We are #TealTogether; we are Team Teal.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging & EEO Statement
Here at Team Teal, we recognize and celebrate that individuals come with a wealth of experience and talent well beyond any list of required skills and qualifications – in fact, we believe diversity of backgrounds and skills, combined with passion, are the most important keys to meaningful innovation and excellence. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process.
Sharks Sports and Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer. We make employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, marital status, medical condition as defined by state law (genetic characteristics or cancer), physical or mental disability, military service or veterans’ status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.
Notice to Recruiters and Agencies
SSE recruits candidates directly, rather than through third-party recruiters or agencies. Under no circumstances will SSE pay a fee for candidates submitted or presented without a signed recruiting agreement in place between SSE and the recruiter or agency prior to the submittal; any submittal must be for requisition specifically and individually assigned in writing by SSE’s HR department. In the case of candidate(s) submitted or presented to SSE by a recruiter or agency without a signed agreement and written assignment by SSE, SSE explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) with no financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.