Collegiate Foodservice Opportunities

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Job Detail

Fall 2021
Operations Manager
Montana State University - Bozeman
Culinary Services Division
Full Time

Culinary Services (CS), a division of Auxiliary Services, provides meals for over 12,000 customers a day and is an integral part of campus life and the overall college experience. CS proudly provides Montana State University students with not only a repertoire of various cuisines, cooking styles, and flavors, but a comfortable atmosphere to meet friends, study, and simply relax. The division is comprised of 2 residential dining halls, 9 retail operations, Brick Breeden Fieldhouse and Bobcat Stadium Concessions, Fork in the Road food truck, MSU Catering, Indulge In-House Bakery & Salads, and the Farm to Campus Program.   The 2 dining halls serve over 10,000 meals per day operating a total of 7 days a week from 7am – Midnight providing breakfast, lunch, dinner, and Late Night Bites. Specialty dinners are served multiple times a month highlighting Farm to Campus, holidays, other special events, and student/parent recipes.

The Operations Manager is mainly responsible for the management of the dining hall front of house operations for their assigned shift (AM or PM).

  • Active and responsible management of the department’s financial and human resources, and inventory.
  • Manages full-time and part-time staff to ensure customer needs are being met.
  • Performs a variety of administrative duties related to hiring, payroll, evaluations, and discipline actions.
  • Collaborates with the Chef de Cuisine to ensure quality control of meal production.
  • Ensures food production meets/exceeds all state and local food code standards.
  • Ensures all supplies necessary to do business are in stock.
  • Partners with the management team to provide a creative and pleasing dining experience for students and other patrons.
  • Ensures the proper maintenance and upkeep of the facilities and equipment.
  • Assists with implementing short and long term strategies and goals and for the operation.
  • Works where needed in the operation performing day to day activities.

Learn more about Culinary Services on our website:

Salary is $18.50 per hour DOE.

This position receives full MSU benefits including:

  • Tuition waiver
  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life insurance available 1st day
  • Paid Holidays immediately
  • Paid Vacation Leave after 6 months
  • Paid Sick Leave after 90 days
  • Wellness Program immediately
  • Retirement Plan immediately

Apply for the position at:


Becky McMillan
PO Box 172080
31 N Hedges
Bozeman MT, 59717-2080
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.