Responsible for managing the college's food service operations including the cafeteria, catering, and vending operations. This position is a hands-on position in which the Food Service Manager will work side by side with Food Service staff on a daily basis.
Position currently reports to the Director of Purchasing and Auxiliary Operations, who reports to the Vice President of Administrative Services, who reports to the College President. The reporting structure will be revised so that the Food Service Manager will report to the Director of Campus Operations, who will report to the College President. This will occur within a few months of the hiring of the Director of Campus Operations.
Qualifications for Position
High school diploma or equivalent
Minimum of three years progressively responsible experience within the food service or hospitality industry
Food Safety Manager Certificate or willingness to obtain
ServSafe Allergen Certificate or willingness to obtain
Ability to work in a “hands-on” environment
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Strong communication and human relation skills
Strong computer skills including MS Office applications
Proficiency in organizing, planning, and budgeting
Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the community college mission and philosophy
Demonstrated managerial skills
Strong customer service skills
Valid driver’s license and willingness to travel to off-campus locations for occasional catering events
Knowledge of the proper and safe use of kitchen equipment
Ability to effectively promote the food service operations and special events via social media, campus emails, or promotional flyers and signs
Ability to juggle two or more tasks at the same time
Associate’s degree in Culinary Arts or related field
Experience implementing a food service point-of-sale system
Manage staff in the daily operation of the Cafeteria and other places food and beverages are prepared and served.
Serve as the liaison between the College and the vending contractor to ensure the continuity of service and resolution of vending issues.
Plan, forecast, and purchase food, supplies, and equipment for the food service program. Minimize waste.
Oversee the preparation of meals for the Children’s Learning Center per Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) guidelines.
Follow all food sanitation and safety regulations.
Resolve any customer complaints or issues.
Develop and update policies and procedures.
Maintain records including food production, inventory, deliveries, income/expense, meal counts, cash register, financial reconciliations, and personnel.
Coordinate menu planning and organize all food service operations.
Coordinate hiring, training, scheduling, supervising and evaluating staff.
Ensure a satisfactory dining experience including selection, pricing, presentation, service, and portion size.
Coordinate with Culinary Arts Program the integration of Culinary Arts students into food service operations.
Oversee closing of cash registers, daily reports, and cash management.
Develop a calendar of special events and menus throughout the academic year
Develop partnerships with local vendors for supplemental menu options to enhance the student experience
Provide cross-training of staff in all functions within the Cafeteria
Schedule Food Service Advisory Council meetings no less than twice per fiscal year
When appropriate, implement recommendations provided during student forums
Perform other duties as assigned.
Position manages Food Service staff and student workers.
Works independently with a minimum amount of supervision, exercising judgment and discretion on a daily basis. Assistance and consultation with supervisor as needed.
Position must follow all College policies and procedures along with all local, state, and federal laws. Position is also expected to adhere to and promote College core values.
Daily contact with college students, staff, community, and outside organizations
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Works in a standard food service environment, with frequent distractions, interruptions, and deadlines. Must be able to stand for long periods of time; have the ability to transport 50 pounds, and be able to operate a computer and other business and restaurant equipment. Occasional travel to education centers, professional development sites, or other locations. Minimal travel out-of-district is required. Occasional evening and weekend hours.
Food Service Manager
Kaskaskia College is seeking applications for Food Service Manager. This position is responsible for managing the college's food service operations including the cafeteria, catering, and vending operations and reports to the VP of Administrative Services. If you desire the opportunity to make a difference and help shape the future of our diverse student body, the College, and the community we encourage you to consider learning more about the position by reviewing the full description of the position at the following link: www.kaskaskia.edu/hr
SALARY AND BENEFITS
The salary range is $38,000-42,000 annually and fringe benefits eligible.
To receive consideration, candidates must submit a cover letter describing how their qualifications meet the position criteria, along with a resume and transcripts
As an AA/EEO employer Kaskaskia College is interested in receiving applications from individuals who would enhance the diversity of the College. A full job description is available at www.kaskaskia.edu/hr.
BENEFIT SUMMARY SHEET FOR EXECUTIVE/MANAGERIAL AND PROFESSIONAL/MANAGERIAL STAFF KASKASKIA COLLEGE The following information is based on the current employee fringe benefits that Kaskaskia College offers. It is not intended to be a contractual agreement and in no way limits Kaskaskia College from altering such benefits in the future. VACATION LEAVE 1.83 days per month, for a total of 22 days per fiscal year. For grant-funded employees, vacation time must be used in the year that it is earned. SICK LEAVE 12 days per fiscal year PERSONAL LEAVE 3 days per fiscal year PAID HOLIDAYS Minimum of 13 paid holidays per year HEALTH INSURANCE is effective the first day of the month after hire date and includes comprehensive medical, vision and dental coverage. Rates effective 9/1/21: $178.00 per month employee-only coverage $290.00 per month employee plus one $335.00 per month employee plus family Provider is Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Illinois. LIFE INSURANCE is provided by the College and is effective the first day of the month after hire date. The benefit amount is equal to annual salary. Additional voluntary insurance is available at employee’s expense. FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT and 403(b) PLANS are also available. RETIREMENT PLAN The State Universities Retirement System requires that 8% of an employee’s monthly gross pay is deducted for individual retirement purposes. It is also required that .5% of an employee’s monthly gross pay be deducted to fund the College Insurance Plan for Community College Retirees. TUITION WAIVERS are available for staff and family. CHILD CARE and BOOKSTORE DISCOUNT available.