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University of Massachusetts Amherst Assistant Foods Manager (Bluewall) in Amherst, Massachusetts

Assistant Foods Manager (Bluewall)

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Work type: Staff Full Time

Location: UMass Amherst

Department:Blue Wall Cafe

Union:PSU Unit B

Categories: Food Service/Hospitality

About UMass Amherst

UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.

Job Summary

Supervises the personnel and the duties of the assigned personnel of a prescribed food service unit or units and assumes the responsibilities of the manager of the unit or units in the absence of the manager. Performs related work as required.

Essential Functions

  • Supervises the production of product and services to established standards for the benefit of the customers wants and needs in a cash operation food service unit or units.

  • Determines, under the supervision of the unit or units manager, inventory and pricing for food cost control and orders same using established forms and procedures.

  • Responsible for overall cleanliness of food service unit or units for a pleasant customer atmosphere and for sanitation requirements.

  • Supervises unit cash handling, billing of customers, and other related duties to insure accurate records and maximize cash flow.

  • Aids the manager of unit or units in planning and serving special events or other related duties to provide satisfactory service and controlled costs.

  • Keeps all records pertaining to any food service unit or units assigned using standard report forms and procedures to maintain accurate operating records.

  • Aids the manager in staffing, training and evaluation of classified personnel. Also, assist the manager in the scheduling, hiring, training and evaluation of student and non-student part-time employees following standard procedures.

Other Functions

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensure)

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in large scale food production or equivalent food production background and experience.

  • A diploma or certificate from a recognized trade, technical or vocational school at the high school level or higher with a major in culinary arts, foods services, or food trades may be substituted for the required experience.

  • Extensive knowledge of large scale food service operations.

  • Extensive knowledge of cash handling and related equipment used in cash handling, cash registers, calculators, etc.

  • Extensive knowledge of personnel control and personnel record keeping.

  • Physically able to perform and carry out all tasks normal to a large food service unit.

  • Considerable knowledge of recipe comprehension.

  • Considerable knowledge of kitchen equipment and related utensils and the maintenance and upkeep of same.

  • Ability to understand and control food and labor cost.

Additional Details

This position is designated as essential.

Work Schedule

Monday- Friday 7am-3pm; may include holidays

Salary Information

Grade 15

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must provide a resume and three professional references with their application.

UMass Amherst is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University. To fulfill that policy, UMass Amherst is further committed to a program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans. It is the policy of the UMass Amherst to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.

Advertised: Dec 23 2021 Eastern Standard Time

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