Burge Market Place is seeking an Assistant Manager to ensure the highest quality and presentation of foods prepared and served within the market place. Duties to include:
On-site services and management: participating in and monitoring the preparation and service of foods and menu items; planning, coaching, and supervising market place staff; coordinating and leading staff meetings; evaluating staffing needs and implementing scheduling assignments.
Inventory control: Performing administrative duties, including oversight for inventory control related to operational production and product ordering.
Financial responsibility: Recommending measures to improve operational processes, equipment, performance, scheduling and quality control.
Leadership/management: Providing direction, assignments, feedback, coaching and counseling to staff to assure outcomes are achieved.
Safety and Sanitation: Overseeing and maintaining safety and sanitary standards in all service areas.
For a detailed job description, please email Melanie Bell at
About University Dining
University Dining's goal at Iowa is to provide wholesome, healthy and tasty foods prepared daily to meet the needs of our students. Our staff is committed to exceeding expectations of our dining guests. We are also committed to providing sustainable products and services that protect our natural resources. When possible, we purchase locally grown and sustainable foods from our vendors. Our market places are vibrant, dynamic places to work and to eat.
About the Division of Student Life:
is comprised of staff that embrace new ideas and thoughts, works together to keep our students safe, and provides them with life-changing experiences. The Division of Student Life includes 15 departments that span from Recreation Services to the Office of Leadership, Service and Civic Engagement and everything in between. We believe in working together as one team to achieve our mission: fostering student success by creating and promoting inclusive educationally purposeful services and activities within and beyond the classroom. One of our division priorities is to advance UI's goals to recruit and retain U.S. racial/ethnic minority (URM) staff and students.
Bachelor's degree in Hotel & Restaurant Administration, Institutional Management, Foods & Nutrition, Dietetics, or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and supervisory experience.
Experience (typically 6 months - 1 year) in preparation and distribution of foods.
Experience (typically 6 months - 1 year) in food service management, including staff supervision, training, and inventory control.
Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) software applications.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through appropriate communication methods and behaviors at a working level.
Demonstrated ability to adjust and develop self to prepare for new or changing assignments, processes, people, or priorities as organizational needs dictate at a working proficiency level.
Demonstrated extensive proficiency in the ability to work and collaborate with a variety of individuals and groups while appreciating the unique contributions of individuals.
Demonstrated experience working effectively in a diverse environment and a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion.
Demonstrated working proficiency in the ability to provide excellent customer service and to meet or exceed customer service needs.
Ability to obtain and maintain ServSafe certification.
Working experience in a large-scale food service operation.
Working experience with electronic timekeeping systems, inventory systems, and POS systems.
In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter and mark them as a "Relevant File" to the submission.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process. For questions or additional information, please contact .
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 21002492_1621024785
About University of Iowa
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.