District Operations Manager

St. Louis

What will the person in this role be doing?

? Oversee District infrastructure maintenance, including the Cortex Commons, streetscape and vacant properties; ? Procure and select operations-related district vendors in conjunction with other staff; ? Work with District partners to maintain high level of maintenance and operations across all properties; ? Manage Cortex district parking resources. Duties include working with district partners to monitor parking demand and use, managing parking operators, and assisting in planning for future parking resources; ? Oversee Cortex Courtesy Patrol Manager and staff; ? Find solutions for safety and convenience issues experienced by district tenants and visitors; ? Maintain inventory of attic stock; ? Coordinate with construction teams to minimize disruption to standard business operations; ? Act as the primary liaison with the City on public realm operational issues (streets, parking, police, etc.); ? Coordinate with Project Development staff to ensure a smooth transition from project construction to operations; ? Coordinate with Director of Finance on expenditures and budgeting; ? Participate with staff in project compliance reporting; ? Provide a written Friday update to the President on weekly progress, the contents of which will be included in the President’s Board communique; ? Participate in Anti-Bias/Anti-Racism Training; and ? Other duties as may be assigned by the President and CEO of Cortex.

What skills and tools will be utilized in this role?

? Good written and oral communication skills to interact within the organization, with partner organizations, with external professionals and other stakeholders; ? Ability to prepare and maintain project budgets; ? Ability to communicate scopes of work to vendors and negotiate contracts; ? The confidence to represent Cortex in public forums and private meetings; ? A temperament for rolling-up your sleeves and doing what it takes to get the job done; ? Be able to jump in and address a problem; ? Working knowledge of MS Office; ? A passion for an impactful mission; and ? The ability to maintain a sense of humor at all times.

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Required Experience

Experienced Individual Contributor


Discussed upon request

Equity Offered?


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