Founded in 1820, Indiana University Bloomington (IUB) is a public research university located in Bloomington, Indiana. With over 48,000 students, IUB is the flagship institution of the Indiana University system and its largest university. Innovation, creativity, and academic freedom are hallmarks of the University’s world-class contributions in research and the arts. The 48,000 students have access to over 550 academic programs including 220 undergraduate majors. IUB is a member of the Big Ten Conference and the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU).
Reporting to the Executive Director of Residential Programs and Services, the Director of Dining Services serves as the senior dining representative for a $45 million dining operation for the residential areas on campus which includes restaurant dining, catering, cafeteria, central stores, food courts, and other residential satellite operations. The Director provides leadership and management oversight for all operations and 1,800 staff members and is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive dining vision for the department. The Director oversees the overall operational and fiscal aspects of dining services including catering, nutrition, central production, and all retail operations. The Director develops and manages the food service budget; analyzes and interprets financial data including forecasting, business plans, and regular financial reports; establishes and maintains quality through well-developed culinary and production standards with a focus on healthy dining options; and develops and maintains the appropriate systems and structures for hiring, evaluation, and training of dining personnel.
A bachelor’s degree in hotel, restaurant, institutional management, food, dietetics and nutrition, business, or a related discipline and eight years of food service experience are required. A master’s degree with five years of experience with multiple dining service units would be preferred. Candidates must possess demonstrated successful supervisory and management skills in a significant institutional or commercial food service setting. In addition, the ideal candidate will demonstrate strong managerial, organizational, budget, and fiscal management skills; experience working with food management inventory and point-of-sale systems; and excellent interpersonal skills and oral and written communication skills.
Review of applications will begin February 10, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at www.spelmanandjohnson.com/open-positions. Nominations for this position may be emailed to Jennifer N. Hiatt at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.
Indiana University Bloomington-Director for Dining Services
Jennifer N. Hiatt, Search Associate
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