Food Service Manager
Officer of Administration
University Housing Dining
Appointment Type and Duration:
$50,000 - $56,000 per year
Application Review Begins
To ensure consideration, apply by August 15, 2021; position open
Special Instructions to Applicants
Along with your online application, please upload a cover letter,
resume, and three professional references.
Living on campus adds tremendous value for students and the
University. Students who live on campus their first year have
higher grades, are retained at the University of Oregon at higher
rates, graduate at higher rates and graduate more quickly.
University Housing, a department within the Division of Student
Services and Enrollment Management, is committed to facilitating
students' development as they build an inclusive community,
establish a sense of home, and succeed academically. Our goal is to
become the model of excellence for providing accessible,
affordable, and student-centered living-learning experiences; the
preferred choice for all UO students.
We value diversity and respect, integrity, equity and inclusion,
learning and growth, responsibility and accountability, safety and
security. University Housing staff work hard to incorporate these
values into daily work and practices to ensure an excellent UO
University Housing units include Business Services, Dining
Services, Facilities Services, Promotions & Student
Recruitment, and Residence Life. University Housing is a $68
Million educational and business department that is a
self-sustaining, self-liquidating agency of the University
(receives no tuition or tax support for its operating
The Food Services Manager position provides day to day management
of one or more of University Housing's dining venues as assigned.
This position will manage multiple cafes (6) across campus located
in academic buildings. The Cafes offer premium coffee, espresso,
fresh bakery goods, and snacks.
This position is part of a team of managers who provide supervision
and leadership to these units with a strong emphasis on teamwork,
customer service, and culinary excellence. Budgetary responsibility
will include the allocation of staff and purchasing of foods and
This position determines the methods of service, amount of supplies
to order, number of employees needed, and the scheduling of staff.
This position directs the menu, service standards, food safety
procedures, purchasing, staff training, personnel management, and
all related work of the units assigned.
This position is required to obtain a Food Handler Permit and OLCC
Service Permit; and must be willing to work a varying schedule
which may include nights, weekends, and holidays.
Work conditions and physical demands are typical of those found in
the food service industry. These conditions may include slippery
floors, extreme temperatures, heavy lifting and standing for long
The Food Service Manager supervises approximately 100 student
staff. This position reports to the Assistant Director of Dining -
- Four years of full time work experience as a Chef or Manager in
a large scale commercial food service operation such as a large
restaurant, hotel, catering, or institutional setting.
- Three years of experience supervising or leading the work of
others. Experience must include assigning and evaluating work and
dealing with disciplinary issues.
- Demonstrated culinary skill and an understanding of commercial
- Demonstrated experience with and/or commitment to working
effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds, in support
of an inclusive and welcoming environment.
- A culinary degree from a 2- or 4-year program.
- A bachelor's degree.
- Experience working with computerized food service management
systems and point of sale systems.
- Barista training and expertise in coffee and espresso-based
- Experience managing a unionized food service staff.
- Experience in a college or university food service
FLSA Exempt: Yes
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful
completion of a background inquiry.
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits
package to eligible employees, including health insurance,
retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about
benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative
action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance
with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals
to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected
status, including veteran and disability status. The University is
committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and
employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in
connection with the application process, please contact us at
email@example.com or 541-346-5112.
UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex,
national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status,
disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity,
and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment
practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and
policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be
referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights
Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information,
related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the
In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares
an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and
services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is
available online at http://police.uoregon.edu/annual-report.
To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/527917/food-service-manager