We are looking for individuals with diverse talents and backgrounds
to join our nationally recognized team that is committed to
providing exciting and healthy food options to students, faculty
and staff on campus. We offer excellent benefits including paid
leave and tuition assistance. The University of Dayton is proud to
be named the Best Place to Work in the annual Best of Dayton
Under the direction of the Executive Chef, the Catering Production
Supervisor is a working supervisor who assists in food preparation,
execution and presentation of food for catered banquets and special
events. The Catering Production Supervisor helps the chefs to
maintain best practices as related to product quality, safety and
sanitation, guest satisfaction, ordering product and inventory
control. Must be available to work a flexible schedule including
evenings, holidays and weekends. Must have a valid driver license,
ServSafe certification (within 1 year).
*Must be a high school graduate (or equivalent).
*Must have a minimum of two (2) years of experience in food service
preparation in university food service, restaurant, hospital, or
other commercial institution.
*Experience in utilization of industrial kitchen equipment.
*Working knowledge of food safety and sanitation procedures.
*Working knowledge of food preparation techniques as related to
full service menu.
*Ability to use Windows based software.
*Excellent customer relations with ability to interact with a
diverse group of clients and staff.
*Good written communication skills. Experience in the coordinating
*Must maintain a valid driver license with less than six (6) points
and certifiable per University requirements.
*Must be able to drive catering transport vehicles and operate lift
*Must be able to stoop, bend, lift up to 75 pounds.
*Must be able to work in extremely hot & cold
*Must be able to stand or walk for a minimum of 4 hours at a
*Must be able to work nights, early mornings and weekends; able to
adapt schedule to various catered events.
*Must be Managerially ServSafe certified or obtain certification
within one year.
While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications,
the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:
*Associate Degree from an accredited university with a major in
Culinary Arts, Institutional Management or Restaurant
*Two (2) years of supervisory experience with food production in
catering, restaurant, hospital or university food service.
*Current certification in Managerial ServSafe.
*Proven ability to be a self starter with initiative, creativity,
*Professional appearance and good communication skills.
*Proven experience with university high volume food service
catering, multiple events, or multi unit operations.
*Knowledge of and sensitivity to a Catholic Marianist work
Special Instructions to Applicants:
To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum
qualification and any applicable preferred qualifications that you
Must be able to work a flexible schedule including days, evenings,
weekends and occasional holiday.
A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends
the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal
contractors nationwide. With this development, the University will
pause any enforcement action against employees who have not
complied with the requirement to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8,
2021 or to have requested an exemption to maintain their employment
The University will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic
on campus and in the community as well as developments in federal
and state requirements, and also will continue to regularly consult
with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the
case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are
subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our
community, and government requirements.
Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is
committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve
equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus
community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer,
we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected
veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race,
color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender