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St. Lawrence University Residential Dining Unit Manager in Canton, New York

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Position Title Residential Dining Unit Manager

FLSA Exempt

Primary Responsibilities

St. Lawrence University seeks a Residential Dining Unit Manager for its Dining and Conference Services.

  • Engage and develop team members to their fullest potential

  • Ensures individual and team performance meets objectives and university expectations

  • Maintains effective university and customer rapport for mutually beneficial relationships

  • Identifies student needs and communicates operational progress to the Director

  • Adopts all university processes and systems, understand performance metrics, data, order and inventory trends; educate teams on key levers to improve margins

  • Creates value through efficient operations and appropriate cost controls

  • Supervises team regarding production, quality and control

  • Maintains a safe and healthy environment for customers and employees

  • Primarily responsible for food service at an assigned residential food location

  • Assists other managers in establishing and maintaining systems and procedures for the ordering, receiving, storing, preparing and serving of food & related products, as well as menu planning & development

  • Ensures that requirements for appropriate sanitation and safety levels in respective areas are met

  • Directly supervises one assistant manager, two leaders, union, nonunion and student employees with responsibility for hiring, discipline and performance reviews

  • Assists in location forecast and accounting

  • Coordinates activities with other internal departments

  • Interfaces with vendors

  • Manages front of house residential dining operations and supports other dining operations as needed

This job profile does not contain a comprehensive listing of all required activities, duties, or responsibilities. Job duties, responsibilities and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires at least 4 years of experience in food service industry

  • Requires 1-3 years of experience in a management role

  • Requires an associate’s degree or equivalent experience

  • Strong communication skills

  • Requires occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling up to 50 lb.

  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field

  • Previous experience in higher education food service

    Salary Salary Range $68,000 - $73,000 annually. The actual compensation will be determined based on experience and other factors permitted by law.

    Status (FT, PT, Seasonal, Temp) Full-time (12 months)

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number ST01119

    Desired Start Date

    Open Date (to accept applications)

    Close Date (date applications will not be considered)

    Open Until Filled Yes

    Special Instructions to Applicant

Interested and qualified applicants should complete the online application form and upload required documents in the “applicant documents” section of the form.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed to Marijo Haggett, Director of Dining and Conference Services, at

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    • How many years of related work experience do you have?
  • 1-3

  • 3-5

  • 5+

    • How many years experience do you have supervising or managing people?

(Open Ended Question)

    • Do you have an an associate’s degree or equivalent experience?
  • Yes

  • No

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application

  • Resume

  • Diversity Statement (a brief statement about your approach or ideas for promoting diversity and inclusion)

  • Contact Information for 3 Professional References

    Optional Documents