Memphis Grizzlies

  • Supervisor, Conversions

    Job Locations US-TN-Memphis
    Arena Operations
  • Overview

    The Supervisor of Conversions will be responsible for working with Operations Management staff to ensure the facilities conversions and setups are completed accurately and on time. 


    Strategic Support

    • Survey equipment before and after events for damage or disrepair and report, as necessary. Assist with maintenance of equipment.
    • Develop and implement policies and procedures for Changeover crews.
    • Provide labor recaps for scheduled work. Distribute changeover supplies, uniforms and equipment.
    • Fully understand Facilities layout to maximize usage (i.e., storage, cleaning methods, etc.).
    • Assist in preparation of, and operation in, annual budget Assist with purchasing.
    • Complete, log and track purchase orders. Order, maintain inventory, of changeover supplies, tools and equipment.
    • Schedule and supervise the conversions;
    • Provide leadership to staff to support various events held at the FEDEX FORUM;
    • Assist other depts. as required in order to promote team work and to comply with work schedules;
    • Other duties as assigned.


    Daily Operational Support


    • Supervise and work with Changeover staff to set-up and break down events (i.e., stage, risers, basketball floor, hockey system, chairs and tables, lobby area, dressing rooms, Club rooms, etc.).
    • Hiring, scheduling, and training of part-time staff.
    • Maintain storage areas in neat and clean manner;
    • Coordinate daily schedules with event staff concerning future event. Prepare annual performance reviews of part time staff while documenting disciplinary procedures when necessary, verbal, written, and final. Track Violations in attendance policy.
    • Map out floor configurations for seating;
    • Perform all basketball conversions and setups;
    • Install stage drapes and theatrical drapes as required;
    • Operate truss control boxes and related equipment for rigging;
    • Conversion in the practice court area for banquets;
    • Layout chairs and equipment as needed for various events;
    • Maintain operating equipment and machinery as required;
    • Comply with all OSHA and safety codes as well as applicable building codes as required;
    • Other duties as assigned.



    • High School Diploma or GED;
    • At least two years of relevant conversions experience;
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks constantly;
    • Highly organized with good coordinating and project management skills;
    • Able to meet deadlines and work effectively in a high pressure environment;
    • Dynamic, hard working, confident;
    • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel and Outlook;
    • Must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays, as required
    • Ability to read and interpret event work orders and CAD drawings;
    • Ability to make judgment calls as required in order to facilitate conversions and setups;



    • Knowledge and passion of NBA Basketball.


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