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Job Detail

Fall 2022
General Manager (Food Services Leader), IU Dining
Indiana University
IU Dining
Full Time

Department Information

IU Dining supports the goals and mission of Indiana University by providing a professional and welcoming atmosphere with excellent customer service, affordable options, and innovative cuisine to a diverse university community. Please visit the IU Dining website for more information.

At IU Dining, we hire managers with the talent, integrity, and passion to support our mission. We provide an environment that supports and empowers our people to exceed our expectations, and achieve their professional and personal goals. Your ability to succeed is limited only by your energy and drive.

Apply for this exciting opportunity to lead a diverse, multigenerational team at an IU Dining location where you’ll serve guests from across the Bloomington campus. You’ll collaborate with a skilled culinary team to develop menus for your location and work to create a service model that delivers an exceptional experience to our guests, especially our student guests in their home-away-from-home.

Indiana University offers a comprehensive benefits package you’ll be hard-pressed to match elsewhere; benefits include medical, dental, prescription, vision, generous paid time off and tuition subsidy for employees and their dependents.


Job Summary

Department-Specific Responsibilities

  • Manages both front of the house and back of the house staff scheduling, payroll and team training.
  • Produces and analyzes quarterly reports.
  • Manages food service preparation, menus, budgets and point of sale system.
  • Works with the culinary and management teams in creating menus and providing high quality food.
  • Maintains excellent relationships with guests.

General Responsibilities

  • Manages and oversees dining operation and activities.
  • Trains staff in methods and procedures of customer service, food preparation, and proper use of equipment.
  • Oversees staff responsible for placing food orders and ensures the dining facility has the necessary resources and supplies to operate effectively.
  • Conducts regular inspections of the kitchen, dining room, and other food service facilities to ensure compliance with government, safety, and sanitation requirements.
  • Works with Food Services Leader(s) to prepare short and long-term fiscal budgets.





  • Bachelor's degree in culinary, hospitality, or related field



  • 2 years food service experience


  • 1year of management experience in relevant field

Combinations of related education and experience may be considered



  • Food Safety (ServSafe) certification within 180 Days from date of hire



  • Ability to lead/manage others
  • Demonstrates customer service skills
  • Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
  • Ability to influence internal and/or external constituents
  • Ability to inspire staff and deliver constructive feedback
  • Knowledge of professional cooking principles
  • Ability to learn and use point-of-sale systems, and other university software such as TIME and FIS
  • Knowledge of current applicable food codes and other relevant safety regulations


Working Conditions/Demands

This position requires tasks typically associated with back-of-the-house food service work. It involves periods of both sedentary work and times of frequent movement about the workspace. Using commercial kitchen equipment and tools, moving supplies and effective communication skills are necessary. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.


Work Location

Bloomington, Indiana


Advertised Salary

Starting pay is in excess of $50,000 per year.


Work Hours

Shift times vary according to business needs and will include days through the week as well as weekends (as necessary) to meet operational demands. Management reserves the right to adjust work hours to accommodate special meals and events.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.


Apply for this Job

 Please apply for this job via

Mr. Micah Lamb
801 N Eagleson Ave
Ste 200
Bloomington IN, 47405
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.