Work at the Palmer Arena

General Manager Position

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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David S. Palmer Arena
100 W. Main St.
Danville, IL 61832