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Concessions Manager - Catering (00423)

Christopher Newport University
Newport News, VA

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Working Title:

Concessions Manager - Catering (00423)

Role Title:

Food Service Manager I

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Non Exempt

Pay Band:


Appointment Type:

Full Time

Type of Posting:

General Public

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Responsible Employee:

This position is designated as a “responsible employee” who has the authority to redress sexual violence, who has the duty to report incidents of sexual violence or other student misconduct, or who a student could reasonably believe has this authority or duty.

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This is a restricted position subject to availability of funding.

Departmental Objective:

To provide food service support and management to the Catering department

Assist all Auxiliary Service departments as needed to carry out the University’s mission

Purpose of the Position:

This position is responsible for management and control of all alcoholic beverage concessions, bar service at catered events and provide set-up/clean-up of performance meals at the Ferguson Center for the Arts. This position will work closely with the Director of Catering and Catering Manager to provide bartenders for catered events. It will also provide accurate inventory and supply requisition of alcoholic beverages, concessions supplies and equipment. This position will be a key player on the Catering Department management team. It will provide excellent food and beverage service to guests, team members, faculty and staff at CNU.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSA's) and/or Competencies required and preferred:

Ability to independently interpret and explain policies and procedures to students, faculty/staff, and the community

Ability to work a flexible schedule to include early mornings, days, late nights, and weekends (during the academic year it will mostly be weekend and nights)

Must be of age to pour alcoholic beverages

Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification Required :

Education Required: High school diploma or equivalent

Valid driver’s license

Experience Required:

Previous experience in a catering or banquet setting

Cash handling experience

Experience supervising and managing in a food service environment

Must have previous experience as a bartender

Must have experience working in a full service restaurant or full service catering facility

Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification Preferred :

Education Preferred:

Bachelor’s degree in food service or experience that equates to a degree

Bartender training certificate

TIPS certified or have alcohol service training through the Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC)

Experience Preferred: Bar management experience

Salary Information:

$21,900 - $32,300

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Conditions of Employment:

Per the Governor’s order, as a state employee, you would be required to disclose vaccine status. If you are fully vaccinated, you must provide documents confirming this status. The Governor requires that all employees who are unvaccinated, or not yet fully vaccinated to be tested weekly until they are fully vaccinated. This is a condition of employment.

This is a classified position. New and returning classified employees are required to complete a 12-month probationary period;

Selected candidate must have the ability to work a flexible schedule to include early mornings, days, late nights, and weekends (during the academic year it will mostly be weekend and nights);

Selected candidate must be of age to pour alcoholic beverages; This position includes Commonwealth of Virginia and CNU employee benefits; Selected candidate must attend 2-day New Employee Orientation Program.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Christopher Newport University (CNU) will make a reasonable effort to accommodate persons with disabilities in the application and/or interview process. Persons with disabilities who require accommodation should contact the CNU Human Resources Office by calling (757) 594-7145.
CNU will only accept online applications through the website. Online applications must be received by midnight on the closing date indicated in a job announcement. Faxed, emailed, hand-delivered or mailed applications and attachments will NOT be accepted. Applicants are welcome to complete an online application by using computers located in the Office of Human Resources. Address: CNU North – 301 Hiden Boulevard, Suite 101, Newport News, VA 23606. Public computers are also available in nearby libraries and at the Virginia Employment Commission. Address: 600 Butler Farm Road, Hampton, VA 23666 (M-F 9am-4:30pm).
Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Card) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only), must attach these forms with their application, in order to receive credit.
Applicant finalists are required to complete a CNU sponsored background check. After accepting employment, individuals are required to complete a USCIS Form I-9 (employment eligibility verification) and present documentation from the USCIS List of Acceptable Documents that establishes both their identity and employment authorization to work in the United States. The provided documents will be verified through the Department of Homeland Security E-Verify website.
CNU, an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), is fully committed to access and opportunity.

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Ready to work with a friendly, caring and energetic team that strives for excellence in all that we do? Find out why Cosmopolitan Magazine calls Christopher Newport University the third most beautiful campus in America. Located between Williamsburg and the Virginia beaches in Newport News, Virginia, Christopher Newport University has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges guide as fourth among public regional universities in the South and seventh among all regional universities in the South.We offer competitive wages, and great benefits including the opportunities for Dining Services staff to eat free at every shift and to receive discounts on food when not working, healthcare, paid holidays, and access to CNU’s state-of-the-art fitness center, among other great benefits.Our Dining Services team is seeking talented and committed individuals who will embrace and share CNU’s core values. Do you have what it takes to work with the best?For further details and information about Christopher Newport University, visit

EEO Statement:

Christopher Newport University, an EO Employer, is fully Committed to Access and Opportunity. Notice of Non-Discrimination & Title IX Policy Statement:

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