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Campus Dining Associate Manager-Catering

Apply now Job no: 9030
Work type: Full Time
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Categories: Staff/Administration, Campus Dining, Calendar Year (12-Month), Campus Based


Oversees retail dining operations to facilitate successful operations and meet revenue objectives

Diversity & Inclusion 

Embracing diversity for a richly inclusive community is a Guiding Principle at JWU. Our students, faculty and staff have varied backgrounds, experiences and perspectives that unite us as one community and contribute to our success. We are committed to enhancing the diversity of our workforce teams and we encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. 

Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.

Essential Job Functions

  • Manages the daily operations of the counter operation and supervises cash handling procedures
  • Maintains all sanitation and safety standards established by the university
  • Maintains the proper storage and rotation of ready-made food products complying with appropriate standards
  • Assists with creating menus for the dining center and executes the preparation and delivery of menu items, as needed
  • Maintains supply inventory by ordering supplies from approved vendors while maintaining cost objectives, receiving goods and storing them appropriately
  • Assists with creating and coordinating work schedule for staff and students
  • Monitors the departmental budget
  • Supervises and develops the department staff, facilitating professional opportunities to improve individual capability and managing performance against job accountabilities, department goals and established university, campus and department policies and procedures
  • Supervises and manages student employees, as necessary, to enhance their academic and professional development
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Moderate amount of supervisory experience in food service, culinary arts, retail or other related experience
  • Ability and willingness to obtain and maintain a food safety manager’s certification approved by the Conference for Food Protection
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends

Preferred Qualifications

  • Moderate amount of experience in catering, front of the house or other related experience 
  • Excellent guest service and attention to detail


Please note: Qualified candidates must live or relocate within a daily commuting distance of the Providence Campus location upon hire.

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