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Utah State Fair Corporation, home of the Utah State Fair, is currently seeking a Director of Facility Services. The Director of Facility Services, who will be responsible for maximizing the revenue and profitability of the Utah State Fairpark while providing an unmatched guest experience and seamless execution of the fair & event day operations. This position reports directly to the Executive Director and will be based out of the Utah State Fairpark, Salt Lake City Utah.
Responsibilities include management and leadership of following areas: Fairpark Operations, Engineering and Maintenance, Concessions, Emergency Services, Grounds Maintenance, Security, Concessions contractors.
This role has management responsibility for all operational elements and personnel associated with the day-to-day operations events and activities that take place at this location throughout the calendar year.
The Director of Facility Management will have three ongoing strategic objectives:
A. Lead the development and execution of a capital investment and operations, engineering and maintenance plans including the development of a Capital Expense Matrix for capital improvements beyond normal maintenance and repair plans for the Utah State Fairpark. Part of this process should a thorough audit of the physical plant and assets.
B. Establish the operations department including engineering and maintenance functions as a cross-functional, service-based organization to provide value and support to internal and external clients, including but not limited to leasing operations, event production and promotion, sales, and marketing. Partners with internal and external clients to achieve shared organizational goals through increased communication, transparency, and efficiency.
C. Maintain effective liaison and cooperative working relationships with all departments within the Utah State Fairpark, the associated State of Utah departments and related properties.
REQUIREMENTS: The Director of Facility Services must have demonstrated operating leadership skills, with evidence of success in delivering excellence in execution and service. The Director of Facility Management should be an effective manager who can motivate staff and inspire confidence within the organization. He or she must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with members of the organization as well as external partners.
a. Bachelor Degree required.
b. 5+ years of relevant operations leadership and event management experience.
c. 5+ years of experience with organized labor, government and city services knowledge is preferred.
d. Solid understanding of Fair/venue management and good business acumen
e. Proven experience in creating and implementing innovative customer service programs and effectively training staff in this area.
f. Self-motivated, creative, independent strategic thinker, good time-management and delegation skills.
g. Confident and assertive with an ability to effectively influence others. Excellent at creating strong relationships across all levels within an organization.
h. Strong level of intensity and commitment to providing a high level of both internal and external customer service.
i. Ability to build consensus and credibility through honesty, candor, clarity and ethical conduct
j. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including at technical and executive management levels.
k. Technical aptitude and expertise of mechanical, electrical and building systems.
Must be able to commit to long hours including nights, weekends & holidays.
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