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Human Resources Division
115 South Andrews Avenue, Room 508
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301


Class Code:E8062

DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF CONVENTION CENTER

NATURE OF WORK

This is highly responsible administrative work in planning, organizing and directing the activities of the County's Convention Center.

Work involves responsibility for the administration and direction of the operation of the Center by a contracted professional management firm. Work is performed independently with direct responsibility to the President of the County's Convention and Visitors Bureau. Performance is reviewed periodically through conferences and written reports.

ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS

Assists the President of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau in administering the County's Convention Center program.

Directs through subordinates the planning, scheduling and coordination of Center activities; develops policies, procedures and priorities to meet established goals.

Develops, implements and maintains strategic, fiscal and capital improvement plans for the Center.

Prepares and monitors Center budget and prepares special reports as required.

Attends conferences and public and professional meetings.

Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

Thorough knowledge of the operational principles and practices of the public assembly facility industry.

Thorough knowledge of federal, state and local regulatory requirements applicable to the facility industry.

Thorough knowledge of the funding process in a municipal environment as related to budgeting, cost accounting, financial planning and management.

Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of supervision, organization and administration.

Ability to plan, implement and coordinate technical and administrative programs.

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in public or business administration or related field; six (6) years of progressively responsible experience in the operation of a public assembly facility, including four (4) years high level supervisory and administrative experience; or any equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Bargaining Unit:                                           Unrepresented
FLSA Status:                                                Exempt
Code of Ethics Certification:                      Yes
Class Spec Estab./Revised:                       E   07/1992     R   03/2009


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