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Catering Assistant Supervisor

Company: Cal Poly Corp
Location: San Luis Obispo
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title Catering Assistant Supervisor Posting Number 201000553 Posting Type Regular Contract End Date Salary Range Hiring Range $15.88-$19.00 per hour Full Time or Part Time Full Time If Part Time, List Work Hours

Job Description Summary

The Catering Assistant Supervisor, under the direction and supervision of the Catering Supervisor, assumes the duties and responsibilities of the Catering Supervisor in his/her absence. This position is responsible for planning, directing, and leading the service of catered events as assigned, ensuring that high professional standards are demonstrated in areas such as dining room set-up and service, customer service, quality control, sanitation, food presentation, and supervision and training of service personnel.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have a high school degree or equivalent
  • Minimum of two years of food service experience, with a least two years supervisory experience
  • Ability to drive mini pick-up trucks with automatic transmission
  • Ability to use kitchen equipment including high-volume coffee brew machines
  • Ability to perform complex, highly responsible and confidential duties
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Skill in coordinating service for a number of catered events held simultaneously
  • Skill in the use of tact and diplomacy in all customer contacts
  • Work with minimum instruction and supervision; understand and carry out verbal and written directives; anticipate needs for future events, plan and carry out accordingly; manage time and meet multiple deadlines
  • Skill in training and directing service workers
  • Ability to prioritize, plan, organize, and meet time lines
  • Ability to lead others in managing tasks; train and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationship with others
  • Excellent verbal and written skills and the ability to interface with all levels of staff, Board of Directors, university community, including students, faculty and staff, and the public
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy
  • Ability to maintain regular and reliable attendance
  • Possession of a valid California Driver's License and have a driving record acceptable to our insurance company underwriters
  • Become ServSafe certified within the first year of service and maintain certification as required
  • A background check is required for all regular benefited positions
  • The person holding this position is considered a Mandated Reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment

Preferred Qualifications Physical Demands

  • Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person or on the telephone
  • Dexterity of hands, fingers, and wrist to operate a computer keyboard and calculator
  • Seeing to read a variety of materials
  • Sitting or standing for extended period of time
  • Physical agility to lift, carry, push, or pull 50 pounds
  • Commuting on an as needed basis to outside meetings and training locations

Typical Essential Functions

  • Assist in planning, service arrangements, food production, transportation, and cleanup for all catered events, in coordination with Catering Service Supervisor (includes full-service deliveries, and take-out)
  • Arrange complete dining service and room set-up as specified on Catering orders
  • Interview, select, train, schedule assign, evaluate, recommend wage increases and correct performance problems of student assistant; may serve on screening committees to assist in the selection of regular staff, direct student workers and regular employees as assigned; and ensure that safety and sanitation standards are observed
  • Relay a favorable image of Cal Poly to the customer by demonstrating a high degree of professionalism, technical skill, and customer relations
  • Communicate with other food service departments to ensure coordination and good working relationship
  • Maintain safe, clean, organized, and secure storage of Catering equipment and supplies.
  • Monitor inventories of service products and supplies in a variety of service locations including the President's kitchen, Alumni House, and Central Facility
  • Requisition and replace food and supplies
  • Directly supervise assigned employees. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Corporation's policies and applicable laws and regulations
  • Supervise the daily activities of the department, including but not limited to, effective delegation of assignments, training and resources necessary to meet performance standards and assist employees in improving performance relevant to job requirements
  • Develop and implement an effective performance and department goals and objectives, provide performance evaluations, and implement appropriate counseling
  • Able to supervisor and develop good working relationships; understand and anticipate customer needs in providing professional service at catered events; work varied hour and day schedules in coordination with catered event needs.
  • Direct and monitor employees to ensure that they remain in compliance with policies and procedures
  • Subordinates may include: Student and Intermittent Employees
  • Perform other duties assigned by Catering Service Supervisor

Special Instructions to Applicants

Cal Poly Corporation provides excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement, paid sick leave/vacation and holidays. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check, educational and employment verification, and reference check, as required.

To view more information about Cal Poly Campus Dining's operations and venue information, please visit this link.

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Keywords: Cal Poly Corp, San Luis Obispo , Catering Assistant Supervisor, Other , San Luis Obispo, California

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