Job Details

Administrative Lead - Oregon Convention Center

Metro, Portland, Oregon

Job - Government

Close Date: 05/28/2019

Deadline to apply: May 28, 2019 @ 5:00 PM, PDT
Salary: $12.82 - $31.95 hourly

POSITION SUMMARY:
This is an internal and a First Opportunity recruitment opportunity. We are only accepting applications from (1) current employees and/or (2) residents who live within the First Opportunity Target Area (FOTA) and meet the qualifying annual household income limit.

Are you an experienced administrative support professional who enjoys multitasking in a fast- paced, team-oriented environment? Do you have the unique ability to not only juggle tasks but prioritize? Are you customer service focused, efficient in your work and productive? We are looking for a self-directed, dependable, detail-oriented person who can manage their own workload while organizing and supporting the workload of others.

The Operations Department plays a valued and critical role in the success of the Oregon Convention Center. We are made up of the electricians, audio visual technicians, event custodians, administrative staff, utility workers, maintenance workers, operating engineers and managers who lead with teamwork and customer service to help create memorable experiences for all of our guests. At our world-class venue, we host diverse organizations, people and events from around the world. As varied as the work our department accomplishes every day, the Administrative Lead in this department will wear many hats.

As the Administrative Lead, you will be the main point of contact for internal management staff, procurement analysts, and various management teams on a variety of projects involving contracts and procurement. You will also perform general accounting tasks and work on internal processes and procedures improvements. Supervision is provided by the Director of Facilities and Operations.

About the Oregon Convention Center
Like the region itself, our dedication to serve people and our planet in the best ways possible demands that we constantly be on the move that we stay open-minded and maintain an inexhaustible supply of creativity. Our job is to make sure everyone here feels safe bringing what they've got to the table because progress relies on everyone keeping an open-mind and positive change can begin anytime, anyplace, with anyone.

The OCC is LEED Platinum Certified. We have one of the largest solar panel arrays on a U.S. convention center which produces 25% of the electricity we use. While we're striving to be the most sustainable event venue in the world and the first choice as a venue for green meetings, our commitment to sustainability is just one example of our dedication to a better tomorrow.

Annually OCC hosts roughly 500 events with an average of $600 million in economic benefit for the region from the national and international visitors who attend conventions and events at the venue.

At the Oregon Convention Center, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
• Four years of progressively responsible administrative support, secretarial and general office experience; and
• Associate's degree in Business Administration, Office Management or related field, or applicable certification.
OR
• Any combination of education and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the classification duties and responsibilities.

To apply: visit www.oregonmetro.gov/FOTA for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center.

Application requirements:
1) Electronic application, 2) answer to supplemental questions, 3) resume and 4) a cover letter. Please be sure your cover letter includes a description of your qualifications as they relate to the duties of this position.

Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Complete details: www.oregonmetro.gov/FOTA