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Director, Exhibition & Facilities

Company: MW Vegas, LLC
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Director, Exhibition & Facilities page is loaded Director, Exhibition & Facilities Apply locations Las Vegas, NV time type Full time posted on Posted 4 Days Ago job requisition id JR100577 Meow Wolf is a social impact art project that fuels a business, and a business that fuels a social impact art project. We create immersive and interactive experiences that transport audiences into fantastic realms of story and exploration. -Job Description:Job Responsibilities:

  • Creation and oversight of maintenance schedules for exhibition and facility, as well as determining and scheduling repairs, renovation projects, and safety inspections.
  • Manage the exhibition and facility maintenance team including all exhibition technical maintenance
  • Works with Show Quality team and Artistic Director to ensure artists' intent is maintained throughout the lifespan of the installation
  • Ensure compliance with all local and Federal health, safety, and building codes and maintain accurate record keeping of department activities and documents
  • Coordinate and work with IT to oversee IDS (Intrusion Detection Systems) and ACS (access control systems) -
  • Reducing the total cost of ownership by enabling an efficient & sustainable environment through leveraging best practices and learnings on designs, materials, etc.
  • Provide input and manage levels of inventory and all purchases for parts, tools, equipment, and machinery to company standards
  • Lead negotiations with outside vendors for supplies, repairs and other measures
  • Identify areas of improvement and enhancement within the exhibition and facility
  • Creates strategies for enhancing exhibition with minimal disruption
  • Work with GM to develop and manage Capex budget for the facility and exhibition
  • Coordinate with HR, Safety Department and department heads to ensure all staff is properly trained and that recurrent training is undertaken
  • Work with the GM and Pre-Ops Team to develop the pre-opening operating procedures and ensure that the Facilities department has all necessary SOP's and materials in place for opening.
  • Work with operations leadership to ensure that proper custodial and maintenance is carried out for the exhibition operations
  • Work with the Facility Manager to ensure the functioning of all building systems including mechanical, electrical, and fire/life safety, and manage utilities accounts and ensure efficient use of the building systems heating and cooling schedules, water usage, electrical, etc.)
  • Partner and coordinate with local property management team as needed
  • Work with Operations Director and IT to ensure maintenance reporting system, including operational status and downtime, is in place
  • Work with General Manager and Operations Director to develop emergency preparedness procedures for guest and employees -
  • Support the queries of other sites and the overall enterprise in sharing knowledge and support
  • Manage and ensure staffing levels are properly maintained in coordination with the Operations Planning Guidelines
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. -
  • Act as Manager-on-Duty (MOD) as part of regular shift rotation as assigned.
  • Support the development of phased spaces, creative growth and adjustments to exhibits.
  • Work closely with Senior Director Exhibition Engineering in aligning with best practices enterprise wide and best practices. Essential Skills and Abilities:
    • Production Management / Project Management
    • Inspiring leadership and supportive communication
    • Emotional Maturity in the management of staff
    • Development of Project Schedules and Budget Management
    • Employee development
    • Contract negotiation
    • Stress management
    • Managing multiple priorities
    • Project delivery
    • Policy, procedure, protocol development and enforcement
    • Directive executioner
    • Big Picture leadership, support for the entire team and organization
    • Policy writing
    • Strong analytical/critical thinking abilities
    • Ability to quickly identify and resolve issues -
    • Well versed in site management best practices and relevant laws / authorities having jurisdiction
    • Proficiency in English; knowledge of other languages is a plus
      Required Qualifications:
      • Must have 10+ years in themed entertainment, museum/ exhibit, or attraction operations-related experience.
      • At least 5 years' experience as a Production Manager and/or Technical Director. -
      • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MS Projects.
        Desired Qualifications: -
        • Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP_)
        • Degree in Technical stage technology, Technical Direction, Technology or other relevant fields.
        • Technical knowledge relating to networking, lighting, projections, sound systems, rigging, HVAC, electrical and plumbing systems are a definite asset. -
        • Familiarity or experience working in the Las Vegas area.
        • Willingness to learn -and demonstrate flexibility and receptiveness to change.
        • Willing to work outside the comfort zone to assist guests or fellow team members.
        • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to inspire a team.
        • Team player and collaborator.
        • Customer service drive with outstanding communication and active listening skills.
        • Friendly, understanding, and compassionate.
        • Be enthusiastic about work and creating an ultimate guest experience.
        • Maintain professional courtesy and behavior at all times.
        • Adult + Child + Infant CPR, AED, and First Aid certification (may be obtained after hiring)
          To succeed in this role, the individual must be able to perform each essential duties satisfactorily. The qualifications listed above outline the minimum requirements for this role. - Work Environment and Physical Demands:
          Work Environment: This position works primarily in an indoor setting with exposure to noisy environments, dim lighting, strong visual effects including strobing lights, special effects, fog machines and small and/or enclosed spaces. Additionally, this role will require work in a professional office environment where standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers and scanners are routinely operated.
          Physical Demands: Must be able to walk and stand for up to two (2) hours at a time. Will be required to climb ladders and scaffolding, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, stand, walk, push, pull and lift. Will be physically required to lift medium work, which includes exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Must be able to wear proper safety equipment including dust masks, respirators, goggles, hearing protectors, and safety harnesses. The employee will comply with company and OSHA standard workplace safety protocols. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work Schedule: This is a full time position that requires a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays and evenings as job duties demand.
          Supervisor Responsibilities: This position does require supervisory responsibility.
          Travel: Minimal travel is required for this position.
          Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Meow Wolf truly embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will beJOIN MEOW WOLF
          The organization is comprised of individuals who inspire creativity in people's lives through art and exploration, so that our combined imaginations can transform the world we live in. Every role is a vital component and thereby essential in creating exhibitions that will serve as anchors, borne in deep radical collaboration with local artists and communities, thus fueling our social impact initiatives. Each hire allows us to enhance our surrounding communities and the true source of our creativity, reputation, and vitality.

          Meow Wolf is committed to our DIY roots and grassroots community support principles. To document that commitment, we converted our legal designation into a Delaware Public Benefit Corporation and have certified as a B Corporation. As a B Corp, we have a triple bottom line of supporting financial, social and environmental wellbeing in our community.
          Our four areas of impact are:
          • Respect for Creative Communities
          • Respect for Collaborating Artists
          • Respect for our Environment
          • Respect for our Employees -
            The choices we make concerning our benefits during enrollment periods are among the most important we select for ourselves and our families. As part of the total compensation package for full-time employees, Meow Wolf offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes various options to meet individual healthcare and financial needs along with many perks.
            • Medical Insurance Plans
            • FSA and HSA Pre-Tax Saving Options
            • Dental & Vision Insurance
            • Company Paid Basic Life Insurance Policy
            • Company Paid Long-Term & Short-Term Disability Coverages
            • Company Paid Travel Health Reimbursement Plan
            • Company Paid Employee Assistance Program
            • Voluntary Critical Illness & Additional Life Insurance Policies
            • 401k Retirement Plan
            • Paid Parental Leave
            • Discount on Meow Wolf Gift Shop Merchandise
            • Monthly JOON Wellness Expense Reimbursement Program
            • Admission to Meow Wolf attractions for employees and guests
            • And employee discounts with many local businesses
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              COME AS YOU ARE
              Meow Wolf is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to ensuring all employees enjoy and thrive in a work environment where differences make us the vibrant, wonderful community we are! All employment decisions at Meow Wolf are based on business need, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, veteran status, service in the military or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. - About Us Meow Wolf is an arts and entertainment company based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. We create immersive and interactive experiences that transport audiences of all ages into fantastic realms of story and exploration.

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