The University of Notre Dame (ND.jobs) is accepting applications for a Executive Chef, University Catering.
Applications will be accepted until 7/5/2021.
Why University Enterprises and Events? University Enterprises and Events (UEE) enriches the experience of Notre Dame students, faculty, staff, parents, alumni, and friends. Through hospitality, experiences, and critical services, UEE plays a critical role in deepening relationships with the University. UEE is committed to an engaging, respectful, and joyful environment for all employees. The division invests in its team members, through training, education, operational excellence, and a caring culture.
What makes Notre Dame special? The amazing people on our team often cite the great work culture, the distinctive mission, the opportunity to build a career, and comprehensive best-in-class benefits, including a variety of educational benefits for employees, their spouses, and children. (https://hr.nd.edu/benefits/)
What does this role do?
The primary objective of the University Catering Executive Chef is to create and maintain a food identity equal to the demands of our highly distinguished clients and student base alike.
This position is a working and supervisory management position.
This position empowers the University Catering Executive Chef to make on the spot management decisions as they relate to the appearance and quality of all food products, the security of our perishable and equipment assets, and the productivity and quality of work performed by all kitchen employees.
The University Catering Executive Chef is expected to both lead and participate in decisions and discussions that have operational and financial implications.
As the culinary leader, the Catering Chef will serve as a member of the Council of Chefs and oversee daily operations of Catering inclusive of the following: Concept and menu creation, purchasing specifications, receiving, storage, inventory, production, clean up, event re-cap and all associated documentation.
Staffing, training, general leadership, food and environmental safety and sanitation, as well as meeting financial obligations as set forth by yearly budgets are all components of this dynamic position. What is it like to work in University Enterprises and Events? You will have the opportunity to work with a dynamic team that values teamwork, joy, lifelong learning, recognition, safety, and operational excellence. You'll be welcomed into a kind and humble working environment, surrounded by a team that aspires for excellence. You'll be encouraged to try new things, think about creative solutions, ask questions, make mistakes and learn from them. You will be supported in your desire for well-being, life-work integration, and professional growth & development. You will have opportunities for flexible work schedules and locations.
What qualities will make you successful in University Enterprises and Events?
Commitment to diversity and inclusion
Desire to build strong relationships
Curiosity to help find solutions
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors Degree (4 years) in Hospitality, Food Service, Management, Culinary Management or related field in culinary principles and management.
5 to 6 years experience.
Understanding of and strong commitment to the role of community dining in support of the Universitys residential mission. Strong ability to manage and promote a safe work environment. Exceptional verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with a diverse group that includes students, staff, faculty, parents, and the public. Effective planning, organizing, and time management skills. Ability to anticipate and solve problems. Experience in staff management within the context of a diverse and inclusive environment.
Preferred Qualifications: SERVSAFE, Aller-Train and National Restaurant Association Sanitation certification (must be obtained within 3 months of hire). Certified Executive Chef (C.E.C.) designation (must be obtained within 1 year of hire). Working knowledge of university dining program business systems (CBORD, FMS, LeanPath, NetNutrition, Banner, etc.), budget development process, sound accounting practices applied to purchasing and inventory, cost control methods and strategies for food, labor, and other operating expense, and profit & loss responsibilities.
ABOUT NOTRE DAME: The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind. For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has received Honor Roll distinctions as one of the top 10 higher education workplaces in the country in the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual 'Great Colleges to Work For' survey...and we are proud of it!
This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at https://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/?id=link-73597.
Equal Opportunity Employment StatementThe University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).
APPLICATION PROCESS: Please apply online at http://ND.jobs to Job # S21469. For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit http://hr.nd.edu/why-nd. The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.
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