Senior Food Service Manager

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Requisition Number

Job Title
Senior Food Service Manager

Official Title
Senior Food Service Manager

Position Number

Dining-Residential - 163720


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Department Overview
Our Dining Services department includes a nationally acclaimed vegan cafeteria, faculty and staff meal plans, and dining halls are open to the community. All menu planning is done in-house by each kitchen's chef and all baked goods and fresh ice cream are made on campus. To our staff, eating local is not just an attitude, it's our way of life.

Job Description
The Dining Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Senior Food Service Manager to join our team. The Senior Food Service Manager is a management position that involves the preparation and serving of food in the Champs Hall Dining area. The Food Service Manager is responsible for the quality and quantity of food, and for the general appearance and sanitary cleanliness of the unit.

Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

* Assisting with daily operations; inspects, preps, tests, and evaluates all food quality and appearance.
* Assist with development of menus and recipes.
* Establishes operating standards, implements quality improvements and communicates to employees.
* Evaluates procedures and policies to ensure efficient and effective operations.
* Assist with ordering, requisition, inventory of food items and supplies.
* Interviews, hires, trains, and supervises salaried and hourly staff.
* Supervise in sanitation and cleaning of kitchen.
* Participation with development of evaluation goals, objectives, organizational plans and special projects.
* Supports and practices the University and Dining/Retail Services commitment to service.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in related field and three years of experience in food service management; or any equivalent combination of education, training, or experience. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:

* Extensive knowledge of dining, retail, and/or catering service operations.
* Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of dietetics management knowledge and leadership skills related to business operations including planning, budgeting, organizing, controlling, and evaluating. Ability to analyze and solve problems, and make the necessary decisions on personnel, food preparation or food handling problems that may develop.
* Knowledge of cost and quality control techniques.
* Demonstrates good leadership skills and judgment.
* Skill in training, supervising, and evaluating the work of subordinates.
* Ability to develop and present formal and informal training and development programs.
* Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.
* Superior attention to detail to ensure that high profile catering events or special events are executed to meet the department's high quality standards.

Required: Must be Food Safe Certified or able to obtain certification within 6 months.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Two years of management experience.
* Great work ethics.
* Outgoing personality.
* Eager to excel and grow with our exciting UNT Residential Dining operations.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume with their online application.

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Job Open Date

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate
Salary Commensurate with Experience

Pay Basis

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

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Posted: 3/3/2018
Application Due: 5/2/2018
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