Job Details

Fair Complex Manager

Washington County, Hillsboro, OR

Job - Government

Close Date: 08/25/2019

Are you a skilled leader with a background administering the activities of an exposition facility? Are you well-versed with working in a diverse setting? If so, Come Lead with Us by joining Washington County as a Fair Complex Manager!

The County is recruiting for a new Fair Complex Manager that can help us realize the goal of successfully building, staffing, and launching the new Event Center and revitalizing the Fair Complex as a multi-use year-round facility. Work is currently underway to build a new Event and Conference Center and continued development of the Fair Complex as visualized in the Master Plan Update recently approved by the Board of Commissioners.

The Fair Complex Manager will be responsible for the overall planning, organizing and directing of all services and logistics of the Washington County Fair Complex, Event Center, and the annual Washington County Fair. Incorporated in the duties and responsibilities of this position are staff support to the Washington County Fair Board, general administrative functions, maintaining the financial integrity of the Fair Complex (including the Event Center and Fair), and management of all operations. Additionally, this position is the chief executive over the Fair Complex and all associated staff as well as the chief executive responsible to the Fair Board (FB), Fairgrounds Advisory Committee (FAC), and County Administrative Office (CAO).

The ideal candidate in this role will be a skilled leader and a visionary executive that will be expected to operate with a high degree of independence and professional judgment to solve complex problems in the performance of assigned duties, operation, care, and maintenance of the Washington County Fair Complex facilities. The incumbent must also exercise independent initiative and professional judgment to solve complex problems and to ensure that goals and objectives of the Fair Complex are achieved.

Education and Experience:
A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
A Master's Degree in public administration, event management, or related field and three (3) years of experience in fair event or facilities management which includes two (2) years of experience supervising professional level event staff. OR
A Bachelor's Degree in public administration, event management, or related field and five (5) years of experience in fair event or facilities management which includes two (2) years of experience supervising professional level event staff. OR
An Associate Degree in event management, or related field and seven (7) years of experience in fair event or facilities management which includes two (2) years of experience supervising professional level event staff. OR
Nine (9) years of experience in fair event or facilities management, including three (3) years of experience in public administration and budget and financial management or other related business experience and two (2) years of experience supervising professional level event staff.

To apply for this position, please visit our website. This posting will close on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Complete details: www.washcojobs.org