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Catering Supervisor

Bowdoin College
Maine, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jun 14, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant, Auxiliary Services, Conference & Special Event Administration, Food Services Management
Employment Type
Full Time
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Title Catering Supervisor Posting Number S00820JP Department Dining Service - Thorne Hall Job Summary
$500 Sign-Bonus -½ paid at first check and ½ paid after 90 days, if eligibility requirements, are met.

Bowdoin College is located in Brunswick Maine with a student population of almost 2000. We make everything from scratch and consistently rated in the top 10 for college dining! We have our own butcher shop, bakeshop and organic garden that all supply food to our 2 dining halls and 3 retail locations. This position supports our Catering department. Under supervision of the Production Manager and Operations Manager, provides organizational support for the successful implementation of Dining catering processes. Acts as team leader, responsible for logistical planning, catering steward assignments, transportation and set up of food, beverages and equipment for catering events. Acts as dining contact and service provider during catering functions. Depending on assignment, this position may supervise dish room staff and other event catering staff. Education/Skills Requirements
Education: Associates degree preferred or experience relevant to listed essential tasks, skills and abilities.
Additional skills: Demonstrated reliability and ability to organize and establish own work plan and priorities, work quickly and efficiently and meet frequent deadlines. Must be able to work independently within a team atmosphere. A basic knowledge of food sources of common allergens and gluten. Must demonstrate good customer service with emphasis on verbal communications. Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents
A valid Driver’s License and the ability to meet the eligibility requirements of the College’s current Motor Vehicle Use Policy.

Related food service background required. Supervisory experience preferred or demonstrated potential.
ServeSafe certification preferred or must be obtained within 6 months of employment. Standard Work Days and Hours
Varying shifts including occasional overtime, weekends, holidays and during weather emergencies. Required to work for major college events and weekends. About Bowdoin
Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to talented students, faculty and staff—with a variety of racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs; and gender identities, among other factors.

We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We value a community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed.

Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin’s reputation as a preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of community; and connections to the people, history, and natural beauty of Maine.

Bowdoin’s campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting. Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles from Portland and 120 miles from Boston. Shift Second Shift Employment Category Full Time Year Round FTE 1.00 Benefits Eligible Yes Pay Type Hourly Background Check Package Requirements Support Staff + MVR Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? Yes Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? Yes Posting Date 08/25/2021 Applications Accepted Until Open Until Filled Yes Type of Posting Internal/External Special Instructions to Applicants EEO Information
Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses. Supplemental Questions

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  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter

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