Manager, University Culinary Services

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Work Type: Staff/Unclassified
Location: Kent Campus - Kent, OH
Category: Full-time
Home Org/Dept: University Culinary Services - Kent Campus [100434]

Job Title:

Manager, University Dining Services

Physical Location:

 Kent Campus - Kent, OH


$40,038 - $44,000

Basic Function:

Manage a retail unit or component of a large dining service operation. Reports to designated supervisor.

Additional Basic Function – if applicable:


Examples of Duties:

Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following: 

Manage assigned small unit or assist in managing assigned moderately complex dining service operation; provide and ensure quality customer service.

Supervise assigned area employees, including hiring, training, scheduling, evaluating, etc.

Monitor inventory; order products, supplies, and equipment as necessary.

Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal health, safety, and sanitation laws and regulations; monitor food preparation procedures.

Assist in the development and implementation of production standards; ensure compliance with standards.

Assist in budget development and implementation for assigned unit.

Assist in menu and recipe development.

Provide functional guidance of administrative/professional employees and/or direct supervision of support staff on an ongoing basis.

May provide ongoing facilitation of consecutive projects.

Perform related duties as assigned.

Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:


Minimum Qualifications:

Associate's degree in management, business, or relevant field -OR- degree from a recognized culinary institute -OR- four years of experience in food service management or relevant field.


Food Service Management Certification from Ohio Health Department or the ability to obtain certification within three months of hire.

Knowledge Of:

Local, state, and federal laws and regulations regarding food service operations

Skill In:

Recipe and menu writing
Verbal and written communications and interpersonal skills

Ability To:

Manage people and projects
Analyze situations and develop effective solutions

Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:



Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

Light work ?Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. May work varied hours to include evenings and weekends during peak periods; may require occasional travel on and off-campus.

Working Schedule:


Additional Information:



The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.

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