Culinary and Food Services Manager I (Student Unions)(Honors Dining)

Tucson, AZ
Jun 06, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Number:



Student Food Service

Department Website Link:


Main Campus


Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

The Arizona Student Unions is looking for a full-time Dining Services Supervisor (Culinary & Food Services Manager I) to join our team. This position will be located at our dining facility located at the Honors Hall. As a Dining Services Supervisor you will oversee the day to day operations of the Honors Dining Services. This supervisory position will supervise full-time, part-time and student employees. The candidate must be available to work nights and weekends. The Student Union Memorial Center is one of the largest student unions in the United States. At a size of 405,000 square feet, SUMC contains everything students need.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Supervises two or more full-time employees, or their equivalent, on a regular basis
  • Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees, or makes related recommendations that are given particular weight
  • Monitors work methods, standards of performance, sanitation and safety standards
  • Determines food supplies needed and orders additional inventory; checks in orders to verify receipt
  • Opens and closes food service unit and insures it is operationally ready in accordance with established procedures; maintains proper security of unit
  • Participates in planning related to budget, menus, pricing and operational procedures and objectives
  • Monitors food service equipment to ensure it is in proper working order; arranges for repair of equipment as necessary
  • Interviews and selects temporary and/or student employees
  • Trains employees, establishes work schedules, evaluates performance, and takes corrective action
  • Maintains time records for each employee
  • Ensures quality food preparation, presentation and service to the customer
  • Handles customer complaints in regard to food service provided and follows through with necessary action
  • Maintains cleanliness of dining room and kitchen areas; sweeps, mops and vacuums floors; cleans dishes from tables and cleans dining room tables and chairs
  • Responsible for cleaning of employee and public restrooms; operates power cleaning equipment
  • Additional duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Skill with Computer
  • Knowledge with commercial and/or institutional food service equipment
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to multi-task is essential

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum of 3 years of related work experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Must be available to work nights and weekends
  • Must be able to transport/move a minimum of 40 pounds
  • Valid Driver's License at time of hire to be able to transport product from the main kitchen to the Honors Dining and ability to drive according to the University Fleet Safety Policy.

Preferred Qualifications:



Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week:


Job FTE:


Work Calendar:


Job Category:

University Operations

Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:

$34,736 - $35,880 salary

Compensation Type:

salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level:


Job Family:

Culinary & Food Services

Job Function:

University Operations

Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies:


Target Hire Date:


Expected End Date:

Contact Information for Candidates:

Judy Harrison
[email protected]

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Documents Needed to Apply:

Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Diversity Statement:

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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