Operations Coordinator

Location US-IA-Des Moines
Job ID
Spectra - Venue Management
Location Name
Spectra FH - Iowa Events Center & Wells Fargo Arena
Regular Full-Time


The Building Coordinator is an event-driven support position that provides physical support and oversees projects
and employee productivity in the areas of housekeeping, show care, room sets, event teardown, arena conversions,
convention services, and grounds maintenance at the Iowa Events Center. The Building Coordinator leads small
crews of part time Building Attendants on tasks and projects; responsible for daily checklists and labor allocation



▪ Leads small teams on tasks and projects overseeing work quality and productivity in housekeeping, setups, change overs, show care, teardown, convention services and grounds
▪ Provides daily training and coaching to part time staff members in day-to-day activities seeking out Operations Supervisors for additional assistance
▪ Create a positive teamwork atmosphere, building team morale and a professional environment
▪ Responsible for thorough execution of daily check lists and labor allocation sheets
▪ Promptly reports any concerns or personnel issues to Operations Management, reporting escalated concerns immediately
▪ Verifies and reports information from daily cleaning checklists throughout the facility
▪ Responsible for filling out and verifying quality room sets and other event paperwork
▪ Operates an assortment of equipment including, but not limited to:  forklifts, pallet jacks, buffers, burnishers, rider sweepers, rider scrubbers, walk-behind scrubbers, blowers, vacuums, along with folding chairs, stacking chairs and tables of various shapes and sizes, drapery, skirting and staging
▪ Responsible for safe use of various supplies including a variety of cleaning chemicals, mops, brooms,shovels and scrapers
▪ Responsible to read detailed event documentation and diagrams to accurately complete room sets.
▪ Provide ongoing direction to Building Attendants, set up crews, and temporary staff before, during andafter events
▪ Maintains professional working relationships with all internal and external clients
▪ Must work on-site, maintain excellent attendance, and contribute to a safe & healthy work environment.


▪ High school diploma or equivalent
▪ Some college or a degree in facility management, sports management, business or similar field preferred, experience will be considered in lieu of education
▪ One year of experience in a public facility preferred
▪ Demonstrated ability to independently lead teams in a fast paced, high-pressure event environment
▪ Familiarity with OSHA requirements and state, local, federal, company safety standards
▪ Ability to read and accurately interpret event resumes for room sets
▪ Proficient computer skills in a Windows format including use of MS Office, Excel and Word
▪ Ability to handle multiple tasks or event sets at one time and meet deadlines
▪ Forklift Certification or ability to acquire within 6 months in position
▪ Demonstrated experience working with most of the equipment noted above
▪ Demonstrated professional interpersonal communication, in the English language, in person & in writing
▪ Ability to work an event-driven schedule including shifts of 8 hours or more; on varying days, nights, weekends and holidays


Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  Come Join Us!  You can learn more about Spectra at www.spectraexperiences.com/


Spectra is an equal opportunity employer and our employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, handicap, marital status, or any other status or condition protected by Federal and/or State laws, except where bona fide occupational qualifications apply.


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