Assistant Dining Services Manager
Assistant Dining Services Manager
University of Puget Sound
Job ID: 5888
Location: Student Union-Dining Services
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Staff Posting Details
Appointment: regular, part-time (.75FTE). Position is 40 hours per week during the academic year and summers off.
Position Summary: Oversees the set-up, service, staffing and cleanup for all meal services for up to 7,000 transactions daily in a residential college environment. Complies with Dining & Event Services (DES) standards and philosophy in performing all key areas of accountability and other essential duties and responsibilities.
Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:
Manages daily Diner operations with
an emphasis on customer service.
Scheduling of staff to ensure
continuous coverage throughout service times
Daily supervision of all Diner
General oversight of staff
Follows and adheres to departmental
and University protocols, standards, rules and policies
Ensures proper signage for product
identification and dietary concerns
Drives servery Hazard Analysis for
Critical Control Points (HAACP) compliance and general
Demonstrates time management skills supporting a complex work load;
ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects
versed in Microsoft Software Suite, Zoom and Google Drive
pass pre-employment background inquiry and testing, including a
physical, drug screening, and strength test
possess a valid Food Worker Card
and reliable attendance
respectfully work, communicate and provide leadership within a
diverse campus community
- Supervises Dining Service Workers Assists Dining Services Managers in personnel functions including hiring, performance evaluations, discipline and scheduling
- Assures The Diner staff is doing their jobs adequately
- Manages hours and schedules for all Diner staff members
- Enforces policies as outlined in the DES Staff Handbook
A college or
university degree with one or more years of related experience; or
an equivalent combination of education, training and
Must be able to speak clearly,
listen attentively, read, write, and understand English
Ability to communicate with all
levels of staff members in various settings, including one-on-one
and small groups
Tact in working with professional
peers from other departments and all subordinates
Reasonable skill in computing, reporting and working with numbers as it applies to pricing and cashiering; calculating work schedules and time-cards; estimating production needs
Proven strategic planning skills and
a customer focused business approach
Ability to think quickly and
accurately, showing initiative and sound judgment
Ability to communicate operational
challenges, with recommended solutions where possible
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Regularly required to stand, walk,
and reach with hands and arms
Frequently required to use hands to
finger, handle, or feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or
hear; and taste or smell
Regularly required to lift and/or
move up to 30 pounds
Compensation and Benefits: Up to $21.00/hr DOE. Decisions about starting salaries are made based on the extent and relatedness of the candidate's education and experience and on internal equity and market considerations.
Puget Sound offers a generous benefits package. For more information, visit: http://www.pugetsound.edu/about/offices-services/human-resources/overview-of-university-benefit/.
Application Deadline: Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient number of qualified candidates have been identified.
Letter of Interest
Applications submitted without the required attachments will not be considered.
All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of all required background checks and if applicable for the position, drug screen, physical test and functional assessment. All new hires will be required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination or approved exemption.
We acknowledge the
richness of commonalities and differences we share as a university
community; the intrinsic worth of all who work and study here; that
education is enhanced by investigation of and reflection upon
We aspire to
create respect for and appreciation of all persons as a key
characteristic of our campus community; to increase the diversity
of all parts of our University community through commitment to
diversity in our recruitment and retention efforts; to foster a
spirit of openness to active engagement among all members of our
We act to achieve
an environment that welcomes and supports diversity; to ensure full
educational opportunity for all who teach and learn here; to
prepare effectively citizen-leaders for a pluralistic world.
Puget Sound is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. We seek diversity of identity, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staff. To learn more please visit: http://www.pugetsound.edu/about/diversity-at-puget-sound/
The University of Puget Sound is an equal opportunity employer.
How to Apply
For complete job description and application instructions, visit: www.pugetsound.edu/employment
About Puget Sound
Puget Sound is a selective national liberal arts college in Tacoma, Washington, drawing 2,600 students from 48 states and 20 countries. Puget Sound graduates include Rhodes and Fulbright scholars, notables in the arts and culture, entrepreneurs and elected officials, and leaders in business and finance locally and throughout the world. A low student-faculty ratio provides Puget Sound students with personal attention from faculty who have a strong commitment to teaching and offer 1,200 courses each year in more than 40 traditional and interdisciplinary fields, including graduate programs in occupational and physical therapy and in education. Puget Sound is the only nationally ranked independent undergraduate liberal arts college in Western Washington, and one of just five independent colleges in the Pacific Northwest granted a charter by Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s most prestigious academic honorary society. Visit "About Puget Sound" (http://www.pugetsound.edu/about) to learn more about the college.
As a strategic goal and through our core values, University of Puget Sound is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. We seek diversity of identity, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staff. EOE/AA