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Employment

Throughout the year, the National Sports Center has many job openings for both full and part-time employees. Please check this page often for updates to our currently available positions.

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Assistant Campus Operations Manager

Why Work for the NSC?

With a team first culture and sports driven business we provide a fun and exciting place to work. With more than 100 unique events annually, we provide an enjoyable fast paced environment. With a dual mission to create economic impact for MN and athletic opportunities for our youth we are the world’s leader in sports development. While we have been around for 30 years, we continue to have a strong entrepreneurial spirit and unrelenting attitude. Our business is built on our skilled team members and ability to provide a high-quality experience for our customers.

Position description:

The Assistant Campus Operations Manager will oversee and manage a staff of 20-25 Operations team members, perform facility management duties and work to improve the front-line customer experience for our guests. Duties include but are not limited to: staff scheduling and assignment; department communication; facility event logistics; hands-on operational support, such as setting up and tearing down events; coordinating with event operators and user groups. This position will report directly to the NSC Director of Operations and will be responsible for managing the logistics and day-to-day operations of facility events.

Competencies:

  • Self-starter who has the initiative to solve problems and seek continuous improvement
  • Detail-oriented approach to daily tasks and ability to multi-task on assortment of projects
  • Customer first approach; encompassing high enthusiasm, positive attitude, and team first mentality
  • The ability to communicate effectively both internally and externally through all lines of communication and doing so with a diverse set of individuals
  • Ability to question the process and learn quickly

Required/desired skills:

  • Strong customer service skills driven across multiple communication lines
  • Project Management: Strong ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects
  • A hunger to learn and grow our business
  • Flexibility and willingness to be adaptive to change
  • Great attitude — no egos here

Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in management or up to 5 years of experience in facilities management (or an equivalent combination of education and experience)

Compensation: Based on education, experience, and tenure with the NSC

Questions should be directed by email to Darin Thompson at dthompson@nscsports.org.

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NSC Front Desk worker - Super Rink

The National Sports Center is located in Blaine, MN on a 600-acre campus and is considered a leader in the industry on a nation-wide scale. We are home to 8 indoor ice sheets, over 50 soccer fields, 18-hole golf course, and 100,000 square feet of indoor training and meeting space.

The NSC is a stable company with a strong brand and you can enjoy a fun fast-paced environment with great salary and benefit package.

This position will work closely with ice arena management in a hands-on position that will be exposed to companywide collaboration.

NSC Front Desk Worker

The National Sports Center / Super Rink, Blaine Minnesota is hiring for a part time Front Desk worker.

Front desk staff play a key role in creating a fun, energetic and family environment at the Super Rink.  Front desk staff are a constant support for the guests whether working as a Front Desk Cashier, Answering Phone Calls, Birthday Party Support, Ice Monitor, Skate Rental, or simply answering questions and assisting guests as needed.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Skate Rental, Front Desk, Ice Monitor
  • General customer service – interacting with customers, answering phones, program registrations.
  • Maintain cleanliness of the facility.
  • Ensuring the safety and satisfaction of our guests using excellent customer service skills.

The NSC Front Desk worker is accountable to the Ice Arena Operations Manager and Director of Ice Arena Operations.  Send resume to: National Sports Center, 1700 105th Ave. NE, Blaine, MN 55449 Attn: Eric Edhlund, email to eedhlund@superrink.org   or fax to 763-785-5699. You can also visit our website at www.nscsports.org/ 

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Equipment Operator - NSC Agronomy

Reports To:  Golf Course Superintendent and Head Groundskeeper

Directly Manages:  Maintains all Golf Course and Sports Field Areas

Classification:  Full Time, Seasonal, Non Exempt

Hours:  40 Hours/Week with some Weekends and Overtime

Salary:  $14.00/Hour depending on experience and qualifications

*Must have valid drivers license to operate equipment for this job

 

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

-Responsible for the daily setup of the golf course and sports fields.

-Responsible for mowing and maintaining high quality turf.

-Assist in irrigation maintenance.

-Assist in marking and painting various sports fields.

-Responsible for mulching, weeding, and pruning landscape beds, shrubs, and trees.

-Responsible for hand trimming.

-Responsible for seeding and sodding projects.

-Responsible for cleaning and maintaining equipment and maintenance facility.

-Performs any assigned duty before, during, and after an event.

-Performs related work as required and as directed.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS

-Knowledge of golf course and sports field maintenance practices.

-Knowledge of the occupational hazards and the proper use of safety practices.

-Ability to operate various pieces of maintenance equipment.

-Ability to understand and carry out instructions to complete work assignments correctly and efficiently.

-Ability to perform manual labor, including standing, sitting, kneeling, and bending for an extended period of time, under various conditions.

-Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds and occasionally 50 pounds.

-Ability to work in all weather conditions, including heat, humidity, cold, rain, and snow.

-Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors and employees within all departments.

-Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends, holidays, and evenings as required.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

-Previous experience on a golf course or sports field, but not required.

-Knowledge and safe operation of maintenance equipment or ability to learn.

For more information on this poisition please email: agronomy@nscsports.org

 

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General Maintenance Custodian

Title:  NSC General Maintenance Custodian

Assignment:  NSC Super Rink/Indoor Facilities

Reports to:  Ice Arena Operations Manager

Competencies:  The ability to keep the ice arena building in a clean and sanitary condition.

Boundaries:  Primary hours will be weekdays and weekends at the Super Rink based on event needs

Duties Include:                       

Custodial

·         Maintain cleanliness of all rest rooms, locker rooms, offices, meeting space and common rooms.

·         Maintains a clean working environment.

·         Assist staff with needs of the building with set up and take down.

Operations:

  • Perform light duty facility improvements.
  • Opening of the building for customers

Relationships

·         Ability to communicate with staff on projects and inventory management.

Additional Duties As Assigned

·         Other duties may be assigned by the Director of Operations and Operations Manager

 

Education/Experience:  Minimum of two years’ experience working in janitorial or operations setting.

Classification:  Part time (30 – 40 hours) weekly

Terms of Employment:  At will

Compensation:  Based on educational and tenure with the NSC, paid bi-weekly

Appointed by:  Manager of Ice Arena Operations

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Spanish Immersion Camp Internships

The National Sports Center (NSC) and Next Level Spanish Immersion Camp in Blaine, Minnesota is hiring multiple (3) interns for the summer of 2021.

Interns will assist in the administrative organization and delivery of the Next Level Spanish Immersion Camps, a week long day camp for students entering grades 1-6 that are attending a Spanish Immersion schools.  Next Level Spanish Immersion Camp interns must be fluent Spanish speakers.  This internship opportunity is ideal for individuals pursuing careers in K-12 education, or careers where Spanish language fluency is necessary.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Embody National Sports Center mission, vision, and values
  • Supervise camp participants
  • Manage and communicate behavior concerns
  • Run camp activities under supervision of Camp Director and Camp Instructors
  • Daily setup and teardown of program activities
  • Supervise parent pickup and drop off areas
  • Excellent organizational skills and commitment to first-class service are a must.

Start date is July 21. Interns should expect to work 40+ per week. Interns demonstrate a flexible and “How can I help” mindset. Interns MUST be available to work:

  • July 26-30
  • August 2-6
  • August 9-13
  • August 16-20

The last day of the internship will be Friday, August 20th. All positions are available for course credit as approved by your institution. All positions are paid a bi-weekly stipend based on a $12/hourly rate.

Only those who apply via the link below will be considered for the internship. Deadline for application submission will be February 26th, 2021. Candidates will be asked to attend an in-person or virtual interview. If alternative interview dates or methods are needed, those can be arranged.

Interns from outside of Minnesota have the opportunity to stay in our on-campus dormitory housing during their summer internship for a nominal fee.

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Target USA CUP Dorm Advisor

The National Sports Center (NSC) in Blaine, Minnesota is hiring a dorm advisor for Target USA CUP 2021.

During Target USA CUP soccer tournament; dorms provide a campus living experience for some of the International and United States athletes. We are seeking responsible candidates who will bring diverse backgrounds, are multi-lingual and have outgoing personalities for these positions.  As an advisor, you will serve as the immediate contact for individuals in your assigned dorm, answer questions, coordinate transportation, and enforce policies.  You must also stay in the dorm you are assigned for the full duration of the tournament and be readily available at all hours. 

This position will be from July 6-19, 2021.  Candidates should be flexible with time. This position will receive stipend pay based on commensurate of experience.

Only those who submit a cover letter and resume will be considered for the position. Deadline for application submission will be April 30, 2021.  Candidates will be asked to attend an interview in May 2021 at the National Sports Center.  If alternative interview dates or methods are needed, those can be requested through the Internship Coordinator. 

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Adult Flag Football Official

The NSC is looking for quality officials for our Adult Flag Football League.  The league plays a 6v6 format with two officials.  Officials do not need to be certified but some experience in football officiating is required.  All games are played on the National Sports Center campus.  League games are played Thursdays at 9, 10, and 11pm.

Interested officials should contact the League Director, Logan Halvorson, directly at lhalvorson@nscsports.org or 763.785.5678.

Ice Resurfacer Operator (Zamboni Driver)

The NSC Super Rink is looking for part-time Ice Resufacer Operators to give a great experience to all of our customers. Operators will take guidance from our managers and supervisors to maintain the building, resurface the ice on time according to schedule, assist with maintaining the equipment and maintain the cleanliness of the building.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Ability to work nights and weekends
  • Must be responsible, and able to work with the public efficiently and courteously
  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • High school graduate or GED equivalent

To apply:

Applicants should apply in person at the Super Rink.  To schedule a meeting and learn more, please contact Ice Arena Manager Eric Edhlund - eedhlund@superrink.org

Hospitality Concessions & Catering Associate

Position Information

  • Entry Level: $11/hr - $14/hr
  • Hours Per Week: Varies based on-campus events
  • Location: All Campus Concession/Catering
  • Customer Service, Kitchen and concession experience preferred but not required

Schedule

The schedule will vary based on events, including evenings and weekends.

Position Description

The National Sports Center is looking for an energetic, self-motivated individual with an outgoing personality, hard work ethic, a clean/neat and professional appearance, and can provide excellent customer service. This individual will be a representation of the National Sports Center

Position Responsibilities

  • Greeting customers
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Taking, assembling, and presenting food orders
  • Operating a cash register and requesting/receiving payment from customers
  • Cooking and preparing food – standing and constant moving
  • Assist in various food areas to ensure food and concessions are being prepared and packaged properly, and being delivered to the customer in a timely manner
  • Stocking concessions trailers and/or food or vendor stands
  • Assist in inventory counts to help with proper stock and rotation
  • Cleaning in accordance with the National Sports Center sanitary standards Associate will be trained in multiple areas within the concessions and catering position

Position Qualifications

  • Excellent Customer Service skills
  • Physical Requirements: This position requires the ability to lift/pull/push/move/carry up to 25 pounds and the ability to stand for long periods of time in a fast-paced environment
  • With training, ability to operate kitchen and concessions equipment such as popcorn popper, hotdog machine, kitchen ovens, etc.
  • Experience preferred but not necessary

 

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