Reporting to the Director serves as the COO for the Residential Dining, Retail, Restaurant, Concessions and Catering Operations of the department as well as the central bakery and Commissary operations. Responsible for formulating and monitoring food, labor and operational expenses for each area. Leads and develops management team in the creation of new concepts, operating procedures, menus and services. Develops short and long term planning recommendations for each operational unit.
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Complete profile application and attach your cover letter, resume and the names, titles and phone numbers of three professional references and apply for Dining Services Senior Associate Director position. NOTE: If you do not receive a receipt for your application, you have not applied
Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Management, Institutional Administration, Restaurant Management, Business Administration or related field AND 10 years of management experience in a large multi-unit, multi- concept food service facility at least 8 of which were in a senior role. Must be able to pass Secret Service and/or State Department background checks
PREFERENCES: FMP Certification and/or formal culinary training and/or Master’s Degree in Hospitality Management or related field. Demonstrated experience working in a large public university campus. Successful experience managing “Anytime” Residential Dining Programs; high Volume “VIP’ catering; Division 1 Athletic Concessions; Athletic Training Tables; National QSRs; Retail Cafes; Retail Cafes; Table Service Restaurants/Bars; and C Shops
Must have, or obtain with 90 days of hire, and maintain a Prince George’s County Maryland Food Service Manager Certification and a TIPS Certification (or other alcoholic beverage service awareness certification approved by the Office of the Comptroller of Maryland). Must have a Driver’s License, valid in Maryland with less than 6 points.
Must be able to work a variable schedule based on events and guest traffic including weekends, holidays, nights and early mornings. This is an essential position and the incumbent must report to work when the campus is closed due to weather or other emergency conditions. The University of Maryland is a non smoking campus.
The incumbent must file a yearly financial disclosure document with the State of Maryland Ethics Commission and a yearly Outside Professional Activities report with the University. Both documents will be available for viewing by the public
Additional Salary Information: Outstanding benefits package including almost 8 weeks of paid leave yearly, plus paid sick leave, tuition remission for employee and dependents, all insurances, discounted membership in on campus golf course and award winning recreation center
About University of Maryland Dining Services
Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is a short drive from Baltimore and the Chesapeake Bay and just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled.
Dining Services is one of the largest departments on campus with yearly revenue in excess of 65 million dollars and 1600 full, part time, special event and student employees. Dining outlets range from Resident Dining Rooms, to nationally branded QSRs to C Shop, Catering, Cafes in Academic Buildings, full service restaurants, Concessions at athletic events and more all supported by in house Facilities, IT, Marketing, Laundry, Bakery, HR and Business teams.
Located at the crossroads of North and South, newcomers find a refreshing mix of blue collar work ethic and southern hospitality accented by world class entertainment, social... and recreational activities and a diverse mix of people plus a vibrant dining scene ranging from 4 star restaurants to crab houses
The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.