Yeshiva University Assistant Manager of Food Services in New York, New York

Yeshiva University

Job ID 2016-9517
Campus Wilf-Amsterdam Ave & 185th St
Posting Date 11/30/2016
Employee Classification Exempt
Department Yeshiva College
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Posting Date 11/30/2016

ABOUT US: Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.We are a leading global educational institution that employs over 6,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission: to "bring wisdom to life" through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University's retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and a shuttle to nearby subway locations.The Position:The Assistant Manager supervises the preparation of all dining areas and maintains inventory of assigned areas. This position will also share the responsibility of overseeing vending machines throughout the Manhattan campuses.POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assign daily food production numbers, portion size and count, recipe search, and tasting for quality or adjustment
  • Maintain inventory control, including paper goods items, juices, and other beverages. Ensure that there is enough bread, danish, and deserts daily
  • Maintain count of food and any extra production for caterings
  • Oversee serving lines during lunch hours
  • Supervise cashiers
  • Observe price verification on deliveries
  • Communicate with customers by taking orders and setting up menu ideas for meetings and seminars
  • Respond to customer inquiries
  • Design the layout of banquet tables and food trays
  • Maintain accounting procedures, cash control, inventory control, and First in First Out (FIFO) method
QUALIFICATIONS: Experience and Educational Background:
  • Associate's Degree in Food Technology or Business
  • 3-5 years of food service experience
  • Some catering experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Kashruth laws preferred
Skills and Competencies:
  • Speaks clearly and expresses self well in one-on-one conversations and groups
  • Develops effective written communications and uses them appropriately
  • Interacts and proactively shares information with internal and external contacts where appropriate
  • Develops effective relationships with peers, students and employees
  • Assumes responsibility to ensure issues/concerns will be addressed and monitors them through conclusion
  • Identifies, defines and analyzes information and situations before recommending a course of action
  • Effectively manages own time and resources
  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve food service related issues as needed

Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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