Dining Commons Manager - Rock Eagle

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Posting Details

Posting NumberS03008PWorking TitleDining Commons Manager - Rock EagleDepartmentCAES Rock Eagle 4-H CenterAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department websitePosting TypeExternalRetirement PlanTRS or ORPEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleFull/Part timeFull TimeWork ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information

Schedule will vary with groups on center. Will include weekends, holidays and evenings.

Advertised SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosting Date04/24/2019Open until filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date05/20/2019Special Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyRock Eagle 4-H Center EEO Policy Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Position Information

Classification TitleRetail Operations ProfessionalPay GradeFLSAExemptJob FamilyFood ServicesFTE1.00Minimum Qualifications

Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred QualificationsPosition Summary

This is responsible administrative and supervisory work in food service management at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, GA. It is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing a diversified staff of food service personnel in the operation of a large cafeteria, banquet facilities, and kitchen. Work involves the application of considerable judgment and initiative in planning work programs, staffing for operation, requisitioning and purchasing food supplies, and training employees in food service and preparation. The Dining Commons Manager is responsible for the supervision of multiple employees and a food service unit serving a large volume of meals, including numerous catered events, weddings, and banquets both on and off the Center property. Direction is received from an administrative superior on matters pertaining to special events and Center operating policies. Work is evaluated through observation and in terms of customer experience.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

• Thorough knowledge of institutional or commercial food service management procedures and practices
• Considerable knowledge of health and safety requirements applicable to a high volume food service operation
• Considerable knowledge of food values, nutrition, and menu planning
• Ability to control and manage high volume food service operations
• Ability to supervise the work of others
• Ability to prepare work schedules for employees and to instruct subordinates in food service procedures
• Ability to maintain a variety of operating and general records and to prepare reports
• Ability to obtain Serve Safe Certification
• Ability to manage catering operations to include regular hands-on involvement
• Ability to communicate effectively with coworkers and guest
• Ability to drive a minivan and small box/delivery truck

Physical Demands

Dining Commons Manager will be involved and active in the day-to-day operations of the dining hall. This includes, but not limited to lifting 50 or more pounds, standing and walking in extreme heat for an extended period in an active kitchen.

Is driving a responsibility of this position?Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?YesDoes this position require a P-Card? YesIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? YesDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?YesDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)NoCredit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.



Provides overall management for the major food service unit at Rock Eagle 4-H Center

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- Plans, organizes, assigns, and supervises the work of personnel engaged in food preparation and service on and off site
- Assigns and trains personnel and determines work schedules
- Interviews and recommends employees to be hired
- Resolves minor employee grievances

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Observes quality of food service and gives instructions for the maintenance of high standards

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Develops and prepares menus according to sound dietary principles

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Reviews inventory, requisitions and purchases food supplies as required by anticipated volume; makes direct special purchases

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  1. * Do you have a valid Driver's License?
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    1. Resume/CV
    2. Cover Letter




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    Posted: 4/25/2019
    Application Due: 10/28/2019
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