Coordinator, Facility Operations

  • Los Angeles Football Club
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • 12 Apr, 2024
Full time Coordinator MLS Stadia & Operations

Job Description

OVERVIEW
The Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) is an MLS soccer club serving the greater Los Angeles area. LAFC is dedicated to building a world-class soccer club that represents the diversity of Los Angeles and is committed to delivering an unrivaled experience for fans. LAFC’s ownership group is comprised of local leaders and innovators of industry with intellectual capital, financial prowess, operations expertise, and success in the fields of entertainment, sports, technology, and media. LAFC is invested in the world’s game and Los Angeles, constructing, and developing the 22,000 seat BMO Stadium and a top-flight training center on the campus of Cal-State Los Angeles.

POSITION SUMMARY 
The Coordinator, Event Operations is responsible for assisting in general tasks required to run, maintain, and service the stadium and/or events. This position will also act as a liaison between the facility and clients, ensuring all clients’ requirements are met and facility rules, regulations and policies are adhered to. 
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 
  • Coordinate and ensure completion of maintenance and repairs received from stadium Operations leadership. 
  • Contribute to training and coordinating part-time operations crew in the completion of general tasks to service the stadium and/or events. 
  • Coordinate and facilitate operations related requirements and requests from various departments and contractors to ensure the facility is ready for each event. 
  • Regularly attend event planning meetings to ensure the Operations Department receives pertinent information to appropriately staff and prepare the facility for upcoming events. 
  • Partner with all applicable departments to provide clear, concise, and timely communications regarding event requirements and requests. 
  • Assist the department in tracking and accounting for inventory and all stadium equipment on a regular basis. 
  • Conduct periodic facility walk throughs to identify maintenance issues and provide solutions. 
  • Assist with the development and implementation of preventative maintenance schedules, departmental standard operating procedures, emergency procedures, and risk/safety policies are being adhered to and compliant with all governmental regulations including but not limited to Cal/OSHA. 
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor/Management. 
 
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Facilities Management, or related field from an accredited College or University preferred, or an equivalent combination of 3 – 5 years of training, experience, and education. 
  • Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in arena or stadium operations required, preferably at a high-volume location. 
  • Working knowledge of practices and procedures related to events, facility conversion, and maintenance of equipment. 
  • Ability to understand and work from general instructions, specifications, blueprints, sketches, event documents, and preventative maintenance schedules. 
  • Ability to build and maintain working relationships with peers, clients, exhibitors, patrons, and others encountered throughout the course of employment. 
  • Detail oriented with an ability to multi-task and meet strict deadlines. 
  • Strong communication skills – both written and verbal. 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including but not limited to Word, Excel, and Outlook. 
  • Must be able to work flexible hours including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed. 
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs without assistance and stand/walk for long period of time. 
  • Must possess a current and valid California Driver’s License. 
  • Current forklift and/or scissor lift certification is preferred. 
  • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus. 
 
SALARY RANGE 
At LAFC, we carefully consider a wide range of factors to determine a fair and equitable compensation package. The final offer amount will consider a wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including, but not limited to skill sets; relevant experience and training; and other business and organizational needs. Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure guidelines, the compensation for this role is $25.00 per hour. 

HIRING PRACTICES
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.  

LAFC strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. 

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization, which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.