Job ID: 2018-9384 Type: Full-Time # of Openings: 1 Category: Food Services and Dining Princeton University
Princeton University invites applications for the position of Catering Hospitality Manager. This position is responsible for providing high quality catering services, by overseeing catering sales, new business development, service standards, and marketing programs. The Catering Hospitality Manager works directly with University offices, as well as external customers planning high profile events.
Campus Dining is a dynamic and progressive culinary organization responsible for the food program management in residential dining halls, retail venues, and catering across campus.
Our guiding principles are:
Team and People: to inspire our team of hospitality professionals.
Service Excellence: to deliver excellence in food and beverage service and food and beverage production.
Efficiency and Effectiveness: to continually develop innovative solutions that are fiscally responsible while being sustainable for our community, health, well-being, and the environment.
A full job description will be furnished prior to interview.
Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience
Associate Degree or equivalent work experience with emphasis on hospitality or related fields.
Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in catering and/or catering sales services with some high-end catering/banquet experience.
Knowledge and ability to learn health department’s rules and regulations including HACCP and ServSafe.
Knowledge of culinary techniques: hot, cold, ambient, garde manger, display cooking, and buffet presentations.
Ability to negotiate and balance expectations and priorities of demanding stakeholders.
Ability to collaborate with all business groups in Campus Dining.
Demonstrated strong leadership and communication skills.
The ability to work independently with a high level of accuracy, manage multiple priorities, and delegate tasks efficiently to meet deadlines.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact with a diverse population and the ability to take and give direction.
Must be effective at listening, understanding, and clarifying concerns and issues raised by team members and guests.
Ability to work flexible schedule, weekends, and work outside of the unit required.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
Internal Number: 108352033
About Princeton University
Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering.As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching.Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,200 undergraduate students and 2,600 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.