CITY OF OVERLAND PARK - POSITION DESCRIPTION
JOB SUMMARY STATEMENT: Manages the operation of the Overland Park Youth Soccer Complex. Directs the promotion, marketing, and event scheduling for the soccer complex. Manages the operating budget and maintenance plan. Recruits, hires, trains and supervises maintenance staff. Negotiates and administers contract for concession operation services and monitors work performed. Develops and administers operational procedures, safety program, communications, and sponsor support for the soccer complex.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develops a marketing and promotional plan that will result in the maximum utilization of the soccer complex and at the same time produce the maximum amount of revenue possible.
Develops proposals and solicits tournaments and events that will produce a significant positive economic impact for Overland Park hotels, restaurants and retail. Negotiates and executes agreements with various soccer and sports organizations for use of the soccer complex.
Develops positive working relationships with both local and non-local soccer and other sports organizations; local business; and Overland Park Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Manages and coordinates the scheduling of all events for the soccer complex including tournaments, practices, clinics, camps, etc.
Manages and supervises the soccer complex electronic communication system for event schedules, event updates, game and standings updates, tournament brackets, weather updates, and general information for all events.
Negotiates and administers contract for concession operation services and monitors work performed.
Assists in developing the overall maintenance operations for the soccer complex including fields, buildings, playgrounds, landscaping, signage, etc.
Establishes, administers, and enforces all operating procedures, safety procedures, severe weather procedures, policies, etc.
Performs managerial duties that include conducting performance appraisals, developing training plans, supervision of employees, budget administration, performance measurement, etc.
The employee must work the days and hours necessary to perform all assigned responsibilities and tasks. Must be available (especially during regular business hours or shifts) to communicate with subordinates, supervisors, customers, vendors and any other persons or organization with whom interaction is required to accomplish work and employer goals.
The employee must be punctual and timely in meeting all requirements of performance, including, but not limited to, attendance standards and work deadlines; beginning and ending assignments on time; and scheduled work breaks, where applicable.
EDUCATION & SPECIAL LICENSE(S)/CERTIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree in Event Management, Marketing, Sales and Marketing, Business Administration or Sports Management. Must possess an appropriate valid driver's license and maintain and insurable driving record.
Eight years experience in marketing and promotion, assessing and securing sponsors, event planning and organization, evaluation of event proposals, contracts and/or agreements, analysis of data and information, negotiation of agreements or contracts; and formal written reports and communication.
Attention to detail
Basic math and accounting skills
Must have a working knowledge of personal computers and software applications such as word-processing, database, presentation, mainframe, reservation and event planning, and spreadsheet applications.
Human relations/interpersonal skills
Project management skills
Public speaking/presentation skills
Time management skills
Written and oral communication skills
Ability to meet deadlines
Diplomacy and judgment
Ability to recognize and protect confidential information
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
Ability to read and comprehend federal, state, and local policies and regulations
Ability to carry out assignments through oral and written instructions
Ability to work independently
Ability to analyze and recommend possible solutions
Ability to learn and understand PC software applications
Alpha and numeric recognition
Ability to reach, stand, and bend
Ability to make and receive phone calls
Ability to identify and distinguish colors
Ability to operate City vehicles
Hand and eye coordination adequate to input computer and typewriter
Exposure to extreme temperatures
Excessive standing and/or walking
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY (Direct & Indirect):
Direct: Supervisor, Soccer Complex Operations, Supervisor, Concession Operations
Part time and temporary soccer complex laborers and volunteers.
Indirect - All other parks and recreation employees when they are assisting at the soccer complex
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.