General Manager

Application deadline:

Saturday, November 30, 2019 - 11:59pm


David S. Palmer Arena


The David S. Palmer Arena (“the Arena”) seeks a highly-motivated and self-starter General Manager. The Arena is a public 4,500 seat multi-purpose facility located in Danville, Illinois, that hosts a variety of events and activities, including youth and professional hockey, figure skating, ice skating, youth wrestling, basketball, concerts, a large holiday event, weddings and receptions, birthday parties, meetings, conferences, and more.


The General Manager has the responsibility for the total operation of the facility, including the carrying out of policy as decided by the board of directors of the Vermilion County Metropolitan Exposition Auditorium and Office Building Authority. A complete description of this position is available at


Qualifications for this position include a bachelor's or master's degree and a minimum of two years' experience in a comparable position.


The Arena offers a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with skills and experience. The Arena is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Candidates must be willing to submit to both pre-employment drug testing and a background check.


This position will remain open until filled.


Send an application, including resume with three references, to


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Employment type: 

  • Full time

Days per week: 




Years of experience: 

  • 1 - 2 years


Competitive and commensurate with skills and experience

Required degree level: 

  • Bachelor's degree


Health insurance and 401(k) match