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Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director of University Dining Services. Reporting directly to the Chief Budget Officer, this position will serve as the lead for all functions within dining services including the dining hall, retail and catering functions. It requires a candidate with a broad understanding of, and a proven track record in providing food service management in a public higher education environment. The successful candidate must be a self-starter, who is comfortable with diverse groups of people, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and have a strong commitment toward excellent customer service.
Primary Job Duties: Manages, with the help of the supervisory staff, all day-to-day operations including dining hall, catering and the retail operations at various locations across campus. Responsible for the overall success of University dining as well as developing and managing strategic planning initiatives for dining services. Also responsible for monitoring and controlling budget expenditures, maintaining compliance with health and safety regulations, and developing staff.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in hospitality management, hotel and restaurant, business administration or a related field. A minimum of seven (7) years of food service experience with food service operations in a public or institutional environment with at least three years of supervisory experience in food service.
Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: The incumbent must be a highly organized, detail-oriented, self-directed/motivated professional. The successful candidate will have proven problem solving skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with a diverse group of stakeholders. Demonstrating a history of exceptional business acumen including, but not limited to, strategic planning, financial and human resource management and budget development is essential. They must also possess excellent communication skills, including demonstrated writing, editing, and public speaking skills. While each candidate must show proficiency in computer skills, preference will be given to candidates with experience in the use of Microsoft Office Suite. Additionally, preference will be given to candidates with experience in self-operated dining operations.
This is a full-time exempt State position with full benefits package and the position is considered essential personnel during emergency situations. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/HR/Jobs/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.
To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit all of the following: A cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of at least three (3) professional references. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any documents via E-mail.
Applications received by January 12, 2014 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.
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