Are you interested in a dining management position that offers an excellent benefits package, paid time off and the opportunity for work/life balance? Ball State University has a professional leadership opportunity available in our dining operations. The Manager is responsible for directing, overseeing, and managing all food and beverage operations within a Ball State Dining operation. The successful candidate will lead and direct subordinates resulting in good organization and minimal stress, promote teamwork, and execute excellent customer service that exceeds customer expectations. To learn more about Ball State University Dining, please visit our website at: http://cms.bsu.edu/campuslife/dining.
At Ball State University we are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We engage students in educational, research, and creative endeavors that empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives enriched by lifelong learning and service, while we enhance the economic, environmental, and social vitality of our community, our state, and our world. We are excited that you want to join us in these endeavors!
The university offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, and generous time off with pay.
Position Function: Direct, oversee, and manage all food and beverage operations within a Ball State Dining residence hall operation; required skills in, but not limited to: supervision, leadership and team building; subordinate training; financial management and budgeting; purchasing compliance; food production; communication; productivity; labor management in a union environment; customer service; quality assurance; menu and detailed arrangements; safety and sanitation; HACCP and other regulatory compliance; unit marketing and promotion; facilities management including monitoring maintenance and repairs; develop a results-oriented teamwork environment through leadership and organizational skills resulting in workplace culture that exhibits a passion for excellence, fun and humor, innovation and creativity, ethical work practices, and personal integrity based upon the vision and mission statements, commitments and values statements and the goals established by BSU Dining and the unit.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution OR in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree, an Associates degree from an accredited institution plus an additional two years of education or relevant experience in restaurant and/or leadership OR in lieu of a bachelor’s degree, a high school diploma plus an additional six years of education or relevant experience in restaurant and/or leadership. Two or more years of direct or related work experience (exclusive of teaching) in restaurant and/or food service; two or more years of experience supervising a staff of 10 or more. Skills in oral and written communication; basic computer skills in Windows based word processing and Excel spreadsheet applications; satisfactorily complete required departmental training programs within established deadlines.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in food or culinary management, hotel, restaurant, institutional and/or hospitality management including food and beverage management. Master’s degree in same fields as listed above. National branded concept management. Current certification in ServeSafe; FMP certification.
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/29198. Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter addressed to search Karin Adkins. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earner is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through February 8, 2022.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.
The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.
The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit:
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.