Director of Dining

Iowa, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Feb 08, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Direct responsibility for dining operations including two residential dining units, student union food operations, retail locations, and central commissary and bakery; oversees dining personnel including interviewing, hiring, reviewing and retaining; prepares new and revised dining services and plans for facility renovations; develops and operationalizes budgets; administers operations relating to requisition, purchase, storage, and repair of foods, products, supplies and equipment; directs dining services administrative and managerial personnel in identifying, developing, and implementing new or revised operational policies and procedures; assists with the development and execution of the departmental strategic plan and policy development; conducts special operating analyses and prepares reports for University administration; establishes and implements marketing plans for sales of board contracts, dining dollars, conference and catering activities, and retail operations; and oversees of University identification card production.

Bachelor's degree plus at least seven years of leadership and management experience in a large food service operation required. Master’s degree and food service, retail and catering experience in a college or university environment preferred.

Criminal and other relevant background checks required. UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. Application materials received by Friday, March 19, 2021 will be given first consideration. For more information or to apply, visit

UNI is a tobacco free campus.

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