Sports Facility Managers

Sports facility managers, sometimes called arena managers, stadium managers, general managers, or stadium operations executives, are responsible for the day-to-day operations involved in running a sports facility. They are involved in sports facility planning, including the buying, selling, or leasing of facilities; facility redesign and construction; and the supervision of sports facilities, including the structures and grounds, as well as the custodial crews.


Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) Arena Managers, General Managers, Stadium Managers, Stadium Operations Executives
Duties Oversee the day-to-day operations involved in running a sports facility
Salary Range $25,000 to $100,000+
Work Environment Indoors/Outdoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Metropolitan areas
Minimum Education Level
  • Bachelor's Degree
School Subjects
  • Business
  • English
  • Mathematics
Experience Five years industry experience
Personality Traits
  • Hands On
  • Organized
  • Outgoing
Skills
  • Business Management
  • Interpersonal
  • Leadership
Certification or Licensing Recommended
Special Requirements None
Employment Prospects Fair
Advancement Prospects Fair
Outlook About as Fast as the Average
Career Ladder
  • Manager of Large Sports Facility or Multiple Facilities
  • Manager of Medium-Sized Sports Facility
  • Manager of Small Sports Facility
  • Assistant Manager
  • Administrative, Marketing, or Public Relations Position

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