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Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Supervisor, Events Server in Cold Spring Harbor, New York

Position Description The Culinary Events department at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is seeking a Supervisor of Events to Coordinate and oversee events with staff that prepares food, beverage, and services for general dining, meetings, courses, administrative staff, public affairs, and development-related functions. Train and supervise event staff in coordinating all aspects of events on and off campus. Position Responsibilities - Execute events on and off campus, including overseeing setup, maintenance and breakdown.- Provide event services (such as event setup/breakdown, waitressing, or bartending) at the residences of the President, Chancellor Emeritus, and Cancer Center Director.- Procure and organize supplies for events.- Designate event staff responsibilities for functions which include breakfasts, lunches, dinners, receptions, banquets, barbeques, and VIP events.- Supervise and assist in training 20-30 new and existing seasonal event staff.- Serve as a liaison to the event contact on site, when needed.- Serve as a barista at the coffee bar and hillside cafe when events are not taking place.- Provide support to the events office team, including input on staff performance along with analysis and feedback of events.- Ability to learn the point-of-sale system (computer software).- Ability to work evenings, weekends, and some holidays, according to events and the seasonal needs of the department.Position Requirements EDUCATION: High School Diploma EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 5 years' experience in a culinary services establishment SKILLS: - Ability to supervise event service staff.- Knowledge of food serving procedures.- Understanding of proper sanitation procedures (Nassau County sanitation certificate preferred).- Excellent Organizational skills.- Diplomacy and tact.- Social and hospitality-related service etiquette.- Ability to resolve Customer discrepancies and inquiries with tact.- Ability to work as part of a team.- Ability to interact with a wide variety of individuals of diverse cultures, ethnicities, and professional profiles.- Familiarity with the facilities on the Laboratory's various campuses.- NYS alcoholic beverage service training - TIPS preferred- Ability to keep a flexible schedule.OTHER: The ability to work nights and weekends is required.Supplemental Information Environment: Founded in 1890, CSHL has helped shape contemporary biomedical research and education with today's research endeavors encompassing cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology. CSHL is a private, not-for-profit institution in New York and has been home to eight Nobel Prize winners. Today, CSHL's multidisciplinary scientific community is bolstered by more than 600 researchers and its Scientific Meetings & Courses Program, which hosts more than 9,000 scientists from around the world each year on its campus.Compensation and Benefits:Our employees are compensated in many ways for their contributions to our mission, including competitive pay, exceptional health benefits, retirement plans, time off, a range of recognition, wellness programs and access to an affordable and licensed on-site childcare center. Visit our CSHL Benefits site to learn more.How to Apply: For immediate consideration, candidates should create an account and apply to the position found here: For more information about CSHL, please visit us at strongly recommend to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 however; it is not a requirement for employment. VEVRAA Federal ContractorCSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.