Whitmans Unit Manager (search extended)

Williamstown, MA
Aug 16, 2017
Institution Type
Community College
Whitmans' Unit Manager (search extended)
Dining Services

The College is pleased to announce an opening for Whitmans' Unit Manager. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Student Dining, the Whitmans' Manager will oversee planning, organizing and directing unit services in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

Williams is dedicated to preparing and serving healthy, nutritious flavorful meals prepared using only the finest ingredients, buying local, fresh food whenever possible. Our Dining Services department includes 3 dining halls, a snack bar, grill, grab 'n go, and our Eco Café that offers organic fair trade coffee, organic teas, and local baked goods. Whitmans' is a high a high volume operation providing innovative board plan student dining. The department takes pride in the community we nurture and the strong relationships between team members and between our staff and the students we serve every day.

  • Menu development to include pre and post costing for each of the student dining areas
  • Embrace good stewardship associated with cost control and fiscal budget management
  • Manage employee payroll, hiring, scheduling and training
  • Monitor customer satisfaction, sanitation, quality food production and utilization of the department's computer food management system (FMS)
  • Administer all Dining Services policies and procedures including the College alcohol policy
  • Build relationships within and outside the department with all college constituents
  • Embrace diversity throughout the college community

  • Bachelor's degree in Business/Marketing, Hotel/Restaurant Management or related a field
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Supervisory experience and/or higher education experience preferred
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Experience with menu planning, quality food and service preparation/presentation
  • Excellent communication, organizational, interpersonal and problem-solving skills are essential
  • Knowledge of computer and web based interfaces, namely CBORD and MICROS operating system preferred
  • ServSafe and/or HACCP federal guideline certification required
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends as required

This is a full-time, year-round, regular appointment.

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourage candidates from under-represented groups to apply.

The review of resumes will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled. For optimal consideration, please submit application materials by September 8, 2017. Job Group 2-E.

Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable.

To apply for this position, please visit https://staff-careers.williams.edu. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-4247 or email at hr@williams.edu.

Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of Western Massachusetts with easy access to the culturally rich cities of Albany, Boston, and New York City. The College is committed to building and supporting a diverse population of approximately 2000 students, and to fostering an inclusive faculty, staff and curriculum. Williams has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its students. Please visit the Williams College website (http://www.williams.edu).

Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive.


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