About College of the Holy Cross:
Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the
Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions.
A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of
3,100 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous,
personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.
Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents
and passion that each employee contributes to its learning
community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to
participate in the growth and development of all campus members,
students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity
is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by
the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience,
Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual
respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of
diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse
backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy
Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.
The Catering Manager position reports directly to the Associate
Director of Catering/Events. This position is responsible for the
coordination and execution of all catered events and conferences in
the Hogan Campus Center and other satellite locations. Other
responsibilities include schedules, supervise and direct all
banquet staff including wait staff, bartenders and utility. Works
with clients inside and outside of the college to schedule and
logistically plans catered events
Major Areas of Responsibility
- Catered Events - Oversee the set-up, execution and breakdown of
all catered events to comply with established standards of service
and product quality
- Event Planning - Assists with coordinating with other
departments and equipment/rental companies the needs for catered
events. Works with clients to plan menus and details.
- Customer Service - Provide continuous training and ensure high
standards of customer service.
- Training - Hires and trains all wait staff, bartenders and
- Sanitation & Safety - Ensures sanitation standards.
Maintains equipment in proper working order. Oversees cleaning
schedule and equipment inventory.
- Cash/PeopleSoft - Ensures all cash handling procedures are
followed and review People Soft financial to maintain cost controls
and accountability. Work with the Associate Director on event
billing, invoices and event scheduling in EMS.
- Menu Planning - Assist with menu planning for creativity and
annual pricing adjustments.
- Pay role & Schedules - Determines needs and schedules
banquet personnel for all catered events. Ensures all time
recording for staff are calculated and recorded correctly.
- Oversee the Performance Evaluation process, training,
progressive discipline and recruiting for banquet/catering
- Provide leadership, motivation and vision for the staff.
- Other duties as assigned
- Bachelors of Science in Hotel Restaurant Management or related
field. 2 years management experience and demonstrated supervisory
and leadership skills in catered event planning execution.
Proficient in customer service and interpersonal skills is a
- Knowledge of FoodPro, Kronos, EMS or like Event/Management
systems, POS systems, and other related systems for event
- Current on food, equipment and menu trends.
- Certified in Food Safety, TIPS Training and AllerTrain
To mitigate the spread and effects of COVID-19, and as an integral
part of its public health and safety measures, College of
the Holy Cross requires that all successful applicants show proof
of full, up-to-date vaccination (including a booster dose once
eligible) by an FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine before beginning
employment, unless an accommodation exempting the applicant from
this policy has been granted
. Applicants who wish to
request an accommodation based on a disability or sincerely-held
religious belief should inform Human Resources after an offer of
employment is extended; please do not include any medical, genetic,
or religious information in your application materials.
This is a full-time, exempt-level level position with an annual
salary. The College is committed to providing competitive market
pay for its employees. The College also offers a competitive
benefits package for full-time staff, including:
- 10% College contribution to the 403(b) Retirement Plan (1-year
wait waiver available)
- Hybrid work
- NEW - condensed summer 4-day work week
- Tuition benefits
- Wellness programs & ongoing Training and Development
- Generous paid time off
- Free parking and free use of the athletic/fitness
- Click here to learn more.
The College of the Holy Cross is a private, Jesuit Catholic,
undergraduate institution serving approximately 3,100 students.
Founded in 1843, Holy Cross is the oldest Catholic college in New
England and has a tradition of academic excellence. It is located
atop Mount Saint James in Worcester, Massachusetts. The
picturesque, 174-acre campus is an award-winning and registered
Worcester is a city of approximately 200,000 people centrally
located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It is approximately
one hour from Boston, Hartford, and Providence, and three hours
from New York City. Worcester is known as the Heart of the
Commonwealth. Worcester offers many cultural and recreational
opportunities which you can read more about here
The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and
complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal
Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.
A member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central
Please attach a cover letter addressing the position
requirements along with your resume.
In your cover letter please address how your work might support the
College's mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college
) and its core
commitment to diversity and inclusion. Please provide examples of
any past work that illuminate your commitments in these areas. For
more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity
Review of applications will begin as received and continue until
the position has been filled.
To apply, visit https://holycross.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=147836
The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic
liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about
3,000 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west
of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship,
teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate
commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse
community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career
couples, in part through its membership in Higher Education
Consortium of Central Massachusetts (http://www.heccma.org) and the New
England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (https://new-england.hercjobs.org/)