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Associate Director Residential Dining
University of Wyoming
Resident Life and Dining Services
$70,000 - $79,999
Associate Director, Dining Services
United States
The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities.  We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives.

Lead residential dining team at the University of Wyoming and oversee all aspects of board plan dining. A dynamic leader in this position will be responsible for innovating Washakie Dining Center's six unique dining platforms, stay on top of food trends, and provide quality meals to the residential dining population. This person will need to build a culture that promotes growth of skills and training to better serve our customers and provide career growth for our employees. The qualifying candidate will have the opportunity to participate in planning and opening our new state of the art board facility and residential dining hall.

  • Oversee area(s) of University food service; develop and plan procedures to maximize operational effectiveness and efficiency; develop strategies to collaborate with campus entities to ensure the University's food service needs are met.
  • Develop menus that support direct and indirect costs of operation; work with administrators to develop continual assessment strategies.
  • Develop marketing and communication plans to ensure customers are well informed of the services provided by the department; oversee the development of menus, brochures, service showcases, etc.
  • Generate ideas/plans and implement strategies for additional revenue-producing entities in support of the departmental mission.
  • Serve as a departmental administrator; advise subordinates on matters of UW policy; participate in planning and budgeting processes for the department; maintain current within the profession and contribute to the professional development of the staff. 
  • Ensure procedures are followed to maintain a safe environment for food-allergic diners. 
  • Provide support to RLDS Dining needs in Retail, Catering and Athletic Training Table 
  • Attend and participate in training and other professional development activities.
  • Participate in performance-related goal setting and achievement to meet personal and organizational objectives.
  • Participate in annual financial and business management principles, practices, and goals.
  • Promote public relations with students, guests, and University personnel
This position has been deemed essential as addressed in the University of Wyoming’s Employee Handbook.  Employees in essential positions may be required to work during emergency closures and winter closure based on the nature of their job duties and the reasons for the closure. 
  • Innovation
  • Service Orientation
  • Work Standards 
  • Individual Leadership
  • Integrity 
  • Strategic Planning
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Technical/Professional Knowledge
Education:  Bachelor’s degree OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience:  5 -8 years’ experience managing a collegiate or corporate food service operation, including primary responsibility for a board program.
Other requirements:?
  • Valid driver's license with a motor vehicle record (MVR) that is compliant with the University Vehicle Use Policy.
  • Serv-Safe Certification or ability to obtain certification within 4 months of serving in this position
  • Experienced with C BORD recipe and ordering system
  • Culinary certification or equivalent accredited training program
Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V. and contact information for four work-related references.
UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. 
In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-766-2377 or email
The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research, and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university.
Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado’s Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit
Amy Bey, RD
1000 E University Ave
Dept 3394
Laramie WY, 82071
NOTE: The above information is provided by the employer. The The National Association of College & University Food Services does not verify the accuracy of these statements.