Job Opportunities

UNITED CENTER

The United Center, the premiere sports and entertainment facility and home of the Chicago Blackhawks and the Chicago Bulls, is currently hiring for the following position:  

 
 
Assistant Controller
 
The United Center seeks a well-organized and motivated individual for the position of Assistant Controller for the United Center Finance department.


We are seeking an individual with a 4-year Bachelor’s degree, including 5 to 10 years of professional experience to oversee the daily operations of the Accounting department.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, managing operational data - ensuring data integrity and accuracy, monitoring accounting functions (i.e., payroll, tax reporting and returns), and the coordination and preparation of the budget and financial forecasts.  Candidate will research technical accounting issues for compliance and efficiencies and will also maintain the various computer software.  Additionally, candidate will assist the Sr. Director – Accounting & Finance in the preparation of yearly budget, annual GAAP audit, producing accurate and timely financial statements, generating various financial reports, along with preparing and performing settlements of all events in the United Center.

Successful candidate will also oversee two staff personnel, the Staff Accountant and Accounting Clerk. 

Ideal candidate should display strong interpersonal, communication, project management and administrative skills.  Experience with creating financial statements, general ledger functions, and month-end/year-end close process a must.  CMA and/or CPA preferred.

Candidate will be required to work some weekends or holidays depending on events.

 

Retail Buyer

Responsibilities include but are not limited to sourcing and procuring team merchandise for the United Center retail locations, Madhouse Team Store, and Blackhawks Store. Candidate will be responsible for the planning and the analysis of appropriate inventory; providing weekly, monthly, and annual performance metrics, and setting distribution plan by style for targeted categories.
 
Additionally, candidate will partner with the Sr. Retail Buyer to execute OTB targets and assortment strategy, will manage inventory from concept to store, and will provide weekly suggestions for markdowns and seasonal promotions while maximizing growth and minimizing risk.  Candidate should have a strong familiarity with retail, commercial awareness, and the ability to recognize future trends.   
 
Bachelor’s degree in Retail Management, Marketing, Business Administration or related field preferred.  A minimum of three-years of Retail Buying or Assistant Buying experience necessary.  Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, proficiency in MS Excel, strong negotiation, and strong analytical skills are needed to be successful in this position.  Previous apparel retail sales, retail store management, and/or merchandising experience required.  Flexible schedule, including evenings and occasional weekends a must. We offer competitive salary and benefits. 
 
 
Senior Manager of Human Resources
 
The United Center seeks a self-motivated individual to be the Senior Manager in our Human Resources Department.   
 
Responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting the Senior Director in the direction and administration of the Human Resources functions.  
 
Responsibilities include:
  • Spearheading the HR Analytics efforts for the department.
  • Upgrading and participating in Talent Acquisition processes--finding innovative solutions to talent shortages.
  • Driving many aspects of the Talent Management processes such as overseeing and communicating discipline to staff and coaching managers.
  • Overseeing the benefits administration and recruiting functions – onboarding new staff and indoctrinating them into company culture.
  • Handling compliance with federal and state legislation pertaining to all personnel matters, conducting conflict resolution investigations and disciplinary matters, and assisting managers in enforcing policies in a fair and equitable manner.
  • Assist in developing training programs and mentoring employees to improve skills, also conducting needs assessment with managers as appropriate.
  • Administering various recognition programs and planning small events as needed.

We are seeking someone with high energy who is very professional, well-polished and has excellent communication skills, has a Bachelor’s degree and 7-15 years’ experience.  Outstanding verbal and written communication skills and strong analytical skills are needed to be successful in this position.  Previous supervisory experience preferred.  We offer competitive salary and benefits.

 

Premium Seating Supervisor (Part-Time)

The United Center seeks a well-organized and motivated individual for the position of Premium Seating Supervisor. 

The Premium Seating Supervisor is primarily responsible for providing excellent service to all Premium Seating guests at most United Center events and for managing approximately forty At Your Service (AYS) team members.

Successful candidate will resolve ticket issues; anticipate, identify and solve problems and concerns of guests; serve as the escalation contact for guest complaints and issues; and provide guests with recovery services as needed.

This position will actively monitor team member interactions with United Center guests to ensure a high level of satisfaction and service. They will support ongoing leadership, training and accountability as well as inform the Guest Services Manager of any recommended and appropriate disciplinary documents as needed.

Excellent supervision and interpersonal skills are essential to this position. We are looking for someone with high energy who is very professional, well-polished and has excellent communication skills to interact regularly with executive clients. Candidate should possess general Microsoft skills.   Candidate must also be available to work scheduled event nights, including weekends and holidays, to assist in smooth operations and excellent service for all Premium Seating Members.  

 
 
 

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To apply for these positions or to be considered for future job opportunities, submit your resume online, or mail a resume to:

United Center
1901 W. Madison St.
Chicago, IL 60612
Attn: Human Resources

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LEVY

Levy is the Food, Beverage & Retail provider for the United Center. The Levy family culture has nurtured our incredible growth from a single delicatessen in Chicago, to an industry-leading, food organization over 30 years later. Today, we create great dining experiences at restaurants throughout the country and many of the highest profile sporting and entertainment venues in the world. We're proud that thousands of guests have savored our food at some of the most celebrated gatherings in our nation: the Super Bowl, NBA and NHL All-Star Games and the Grammy Awards.

Levy is currently hiring for the following positions:

Premium Clubs & Restaurants

  • Executive Chef – Queenie’s Restaurant
  • Executive Sous Chef – Blackhawks Training Facility
  • Host/Hostess
  • Server
  • Server Assistant

Concessions

  • Director of Concessions
  • Standworker
  • Runner
  • Bartender

Culinary

  • Cook I
  • Cook II
  • Cook III
  • Dishwasher

Retail

  • Madhouse Team Store Senior Retail Manager
  • Senior Purchasing Manager
  • Sales Associate

 

For more information, please visit our careers website at http://www.levyrestaurants.com/careers.

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AT YOUR SERVICE, LLC

Are you friendly and dependable? Do you enjoy entertainment? At Your Service is now hiring. Many positions offer year-round employment at the United Center and Guaranteed Rate Field. All positions require evening, weekend and holiday availability.

Motivated guest service personnel needed in the following positions:

  • Guest Service Representative - Greeter, Ticket scanner, Usher
  • Event Security Representative - Active or retired law enforcement certification required
  • Security Crowd Managers - Criminal justice studies preferred
  • Guest Relations Representatives - Dedicated guest service booth representatives, complaint resolution
  • Suite Representatives - Premium Seating access control
  • Building Security - Round the clock, facility security

Apply online today by visiting the At Your Service website.

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