This is responsible managerial work involving managing
event coordination for the municipal convention center.
employee in this class is responsible for assigning, supervising, and reviewing
the work of employees and contractors engaged in coordinating events for the
municipal convention center. Work is of
considerable difficulty and includes coordinating activities related to the
lessee needs, scheduling of tasks for subordinate personnel, and coordinating
with other division supervisors and service contractors in order to ensure that
scheduled events are run in an efficient manner. Under direction, the employee must exercise
considerable initiative and independent judgment in developing recommendations
for policies and procedures, as well as coordinating convention activities
related to the lessee needs. The
employee is also expected to demonstrate considerable tact and courtesy in
dealing with the public. Position
requires that work be performed on weekends and during irregular hours. Work is reviewed through conferences, reports
submitted, and results obtained. Appointed position; employee serves at the pleasure
of the Mayor.
and makes necessary recommendations for activities as they relate to the
lessee’s needs both prior to and during events such as conventions, tradeshows,
or public shows.
contracts and operational schedules and services to make certain that the
dates, times, facilities, and equipment provided are correct and that
provisions made have been fulfilled.
assigned personnel engaged in determining client needs and explaining services
available to the client through the center; oversight and management for
security, production, audio visual, internet, sound, lighting, and any event
related services; during events is responsible for on-site personnel and
set-up and service requests and schedules for events to the building operations
staff and other affected staff members and service contractors.
records and prepares monthly-quarterly reports; directs correspondence to
facility patrons regarding events.
employment, transfers, and promotions of subordinate personnel; administers
discipline and responds to requests for leave and grievances; completes
performance evaluations; provides input for budget preparation.
related work as required.
knowledge of: methods and techniques utilized in events
coordination; public assembly facility operation and maintenance.
Working knowledge of: standard office operating practices and
procedures; supervisory and communication techniques and practices.
Ability to: assign responsibilities to subordinate
personnel in order to ensure the effective and efficient operation of the
convention center; maintain records and prepare clear and accurate reports;
establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees,
event promoters, and the general public.
from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in public
relations, business administration, recreation, mass communications, social
sciences, or a related field and five (5) years of experience in events
coordination, meeting planning of significant size and scope at a public
assembly facility or a related field and three (3) years of related supervisory
periods when the Mayor issues an emergency declaration for the City of Tampa,
all employees may be required to work in preparation, response or recovery
activities related to the stated emergency.