Senior Food Service Manager at University of North Texas System in Denton, TX

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Department Overview

Join the University of North Texas Dining Services department where fresh is "in"! All of our food is prepared fresh in our kitchens using local vendors and farms - no convenience foods.

Our Dining Services department includes a nationally acclaimed vegan cafeteria, faculty and staff meal plans, and dining halls are open to the community. All menu planning is done in-house by each kitchen's chef and fresh ice cream is made on campus. To our staff, eating local is not just an attitude, it's our way of life.

The University of North Texas is a state employer offering great benefits, including medical, dental, life, retirement, ample paid time off, and great work/life balance.

Job Description

The Dining Services Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Senior Food Service Manager to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

* Assisting with daily operations; inspects, preps, tests, and evaluates all food quality and appearance.
* Assist with development of menus and recipes.
* Establishes operating standards, implements quality improvements and communicates to employees.
* Evaluates procedures and policies to ensure efficient and effective operations.
* Assist with ordering, requisition, inventory of food items and supplies.
* Interviews, hires, trains, and supervises salaried and hourly staff.
* Supervise in sanitation and cleaning of kitchen.
* Participation with development of evaluation goals, objectives, organizational plans and special projects.
* Supports and practices the University and Dining/Retail Services commitment to service.

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in related field and three years of experience in food service management; or any equivalent combination of education, training, or experience. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:

* Extensive knowledge of dining, retail, and/or catering service operations.
* Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of dietetics management knowledge and leadership skills related to business operations including planning, budgeting, organizing, controlling, and evaluating.
* Ability to analyze and solve problems, and make the necessary decisions on personnel, food preparation or food handling problems that may develop.
* Knowledge of cost and quality control techniques.
* Demonstrates good leadership skills and judgment.
* Skill in training, supervising, and evaluating the work of subordinates.
* Ability to develop and present formal and informal training and development programs.
* Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.
* Superior attention to detail to ensure that high profile catering events or special events are executed to meet the department's high quality standards.

Required: Must be Food Safe Certified or able to obtain certification within 6 months.

Preferred Qualifications

The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Culinary background.
* Great work ethics.
* Outgoing personality.
* Eager to excel and grow with our exciting UNT Residential Dining operations.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must submit a resume and a list of three professional references with their online application.

Is this a security sensitive position?

Yes

Driving a University Vehicle?

No

Job Open Date

02-13-2019

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Salary Commensurate with Experience

Pay Basis

Monthly

Job Type

Full-time Permanent

Quicklink for Posting

jobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=65773

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