USD Dining is a not-for-profit department within Auxiliary Services that proudly serves the campus community and annually allocates earnings back to the University of San Diego and students.
USD Dining has received national rankings and awards for excellence in university dining. USD Dining is ranked #14 nationwide for Best Campus Food (Princeton Review2019).
The University of San Diego, a contemporary and engaged Roman Catholic institution, was founded by the Diocese of San Diego and the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1949. Governed by an independent board of trustees since 1972, USD remains committed to a liberal arts education grounded in the Catholic intellectual tradition and the pursuit of truth, goodness and beauty. Inspired by this centuries old tradition of Catholic higher education, the University welcomes people of all faith traditions and any, or no, religious background. The future success of USD relies on the contributions of those who seek to foster the development of engaged global citizens and an earnest confrontation of humanitys urgent challenges.
Administer and coordinate purchasing of food, supplies, and equipment using generally accepted purchasing procedures in support of student dining, catering and conferences, auxiliary shops and services. Work with management staff to develop product specifications, new product recommendations and sources, and oversee receiving and storage procedures for all storerooms. Prepare and execute bids, meet with brokers and vendors, establish daily/weekly delivery schedules, monitor contract negotiations and compliance, and resolve any product problems.
Manage the Auxiliary Foodservice Suite and Prism software for receiving, purchasing and inventory. Responsible for implementing the Dining Services software (FSS, Event Master and Net Nutrition).Work with dining management to ensure recipe, service menu, forecasting and inventory maintenance is current. Analyze and update recipe data on an ongoing basis in the FSS system, use of recipes, service summary reports and forecast reports. Responsible for compliance with use of Auxiliary approved vendors.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Manage and administer the Dining Services Foodservice Suite software
Management of purchasing and receiving department
Bachelors degree in business, food management or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience to match educational requirement with one year experience equaling 2 years of school.
At least 3 years of related experience and at least 2 years of supervisory experience.
Supervisory and leadership experience in commercial or university retail operations preferred.
Previous experience in managing menu management software (Food Pro-CBORD-Computrition etc...) or other inventory management software.
Performance Expectations: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to define and implement effective solutions to problems as they arise.
Possess good time management and communication skills, both written and oral.
Understanding of accounting procedures, including costing and menu pricing processes.
Appreciation for and ability to perform exceptional customer service and instill this quality in subordinates.
Excellent interpersonal skills: ability to interact with a diverse group of constituents in a professional manner.
General knowledge of safety and sanitation procedures and inventory techniques.
Ability to work effectively in a strong service-oriented environment with frequently changing priorities and deadlines.
Demonstrated commitment to high quality in food procurement, production and services.
General knowledge of Purchasing Principles and Accounting procedures.
Ability to work effectively as a team member as well as independently, demonstrating initiative and creativity.
Special Conditions of Employment:
Food Service Manager Certification required by the State of California.
Must complete the Universitys Hazard Communication program.
Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.
Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes.
Commensurate with experience; Excellent Benefits.
The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package, to include medical, dental, vision, a 12% retirement contribution given to you by the University (with three year vesting period), and access to on-campus Fitness Centers. Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer. USD: Human Resources: Benefits
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Hours per week: 40
Closing date: Open Until Filled
Note: External job postings will be up for at least five days. After that time, applications will be reviewed by the hiring manager/committee throughout the posting period. A candidate may be selected at any time which could then close this posting on a date earlier than listed.
The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.
The University of San Diego is committed to academic excellence, Catholic intellectual and social traditions, and providing a top-notch liberal arts education for scholars of all faiths. USD is located on 180 acres overlooking the city of San Diego, Mission Bay and the Pacific Ocean. The campus is renowned for its beauty, and features Spanish Renaissance-inspired architecture.