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Job Detail

Spring 2022
Manager- The Cellar
University of Richmond
University Dining Services
Full Time
$40,000 - $49,999

The Cellar is an on campus pub-style restaurant located in the Tyler Haynes Commons in the heart of campus, overlooking beautiful Westhampton Lake. The Cellar is a popular evening spot where friends gather to share a snack, sandwich, or full dinner, and enjoy a cold beverage. A diverse schedule of local live entertainment, karaoke, and even popular sporting events on a big-screen TV offers something for everyone. 


The Manager assists the Café Manger with oversight of human and physical resources in all areas of Dining Services (residential dining, retail operations, catering), as assigned, with accountability to the unit’s designated assistant director.

The Manager is responsible for the daily operation of all unit functions, which may include acquisition, production, presentation and service of food and alcohol; customer relations; point-of-sale and financial functions; training and human resource management; and safety and sanitation operations.



  • Assists in managing daily operations of the assigned unit, which may include food ordering, food production, menu creation, customer service, training, safety, and financial management.
  • Ensures all foods meet established standards for quality, presentation, temperature, and portioning.
  • Assists in managing alcoholic beverage control, including ordering, storage, dispensation, service, and reporting in compliance with the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) regulations.
  • Assists in the planning and implementation of marketing, advertising, and special functions.
  • Promotes the positive reputation of Dining Services and the University through effective public relations and communications with customers and staff.
  • Maintains established health, safety, and service standards; follows approved sanitation codes and procedures.
  • Operates the point-of-sale system, following established cash handling procedures maintaining PCI compliance and confidentiality.
  • Develops working knowledge of all duties; fills in for any position as necessary.
  • Manages special projects, as assigned.


  • Assists in training, supervising, scheduling, and providing work direction to employees.


  • Prepares cash deposits in a timely, safe, and accurate manner.
  • Maintains all required logs, records, files, and reports.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL EFFORT: This position requires long periods of standing and walking, and the ability to lift 50 lbs., in conditions that are often, hot, humid, or cold. Must be able to safely use and operate typical kitchen tools and equipment. Must be able to work outdoors in varying weather conditions, on occasion.


  • General knowledge of effective management and customer service principles, and ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Thorough knowledge of food quality standards, safe food handling practices, and ABC procedures.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing; good math skills.
  • Ability to apply critical thinking, exercise flexibility, and work calmly and efficiently under pressure.
  • Skilled in the effective application of time management and organizational practices.
  • Strong computer skills and ability to learn new software.
  • Must possess a current Virginia driver’s license with a driving record in good standing.


  • Associate degree in foodservice management or related field required or equivalent combination of education and experience; bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience in high-volume foodservice operation.
  • Safe food handler certification preferred, or certification obtained within one year of hire. (This is dependent on the assigned unit.)


  • Full-time, exempt position

  • Managers can expect to work PM/Night shifts throughout the school year, and an earlier shift in the summer/academic breaks. A set schedule can be expected from this position. Typically, this position works 3 days on, 4 days off, followed the next week by 4 days on, 3 days off, alternating with another unit manager.

  • Occasionally, this position may be required to report to a different location on campus to support our other locations on campus.

  • This position is designated as essential personnel and, during inclement weather and emergency situations is required to be available to the University as needed.

Pay Grade 5 (Hiring Range $37,944.00 to $50,275.00 annually) **Hired Candidates are Eligible for up to $1,000 Sign-on Bonus**


At the University of Richmond, we’re creative, inclusive, and determined. We’re Spiders, and our mission is to create positive change in the UR community and beyond. Located minutes from downtown Richmond, Virginia, the University of Richmond ( blends the intimacy of a small college with exceptional academic, research, and cultural opportunities usually found only at large institutions. There’s only one place like Richmond.

UR is committed to developing a diverse faculty, staff and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of differences in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development and institutional success. In keeping with this commitment, our academic community welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds and candidates who support diversity. EOE 

Catherine Lyon
Heilman Center
410 Westhampton Way
Richmond VA, 23173
NOTE: The above information is provided by the employer. The National Association of College & University Food Services does not verify the accuracy of these statements.