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Director of Retail Dining

Application Deadline: 9/23/2019

Organization: University of Notre Dame

Location: Notre Dame, IN

Salary: Depends on experience

Website: http://www.nd.edu

Contact Details:

Please apply online at
https://apptrkr.com/1616105. For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit http://hr.nd.edu/why-nd. The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.

Organization Details

The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind. For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has received Honor Roll distinctions as one of the top 10 higher education workplaces in the country in the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual "Great Colleges to Work For" survey...and we are proud of it!

This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at https://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/?id=link-73597.


The University of Notre Dame (https://jobs.nd.edu) is accepting applications for a Director of Retail Dining.

Applications will be accepted until 9/23/2019.

As Campus Dining's Director of Retail Dining, you will have the opportunity in this key strategic leadership role to support the mission and goals of a “Best in Class” dining program. Campus Dining serves more than 15,000 students, faculty, staff and visitors in nearly 30 different dining establishments daily. Come join our Campus Dining family and help share our enthusiasm for food and hospitality!

What's in it for you?

• 10% 403b University match.

• Exceptional benefits package.

• Ability to implement creative, innovative ideas and programs.

• Be part of a team that has direct impact on increasing financial aid opportunities for students.

• Educational benefits for you, your spouse and your children.

• Flexible schedule.

• Become a part of the world-renowned University of Notre Dame family.

This strategic leadership position is responsible and accountable for all aspects of the $18 million business of retail operations and restaurants within Campus Dining. The responsibilities of this position include all financial, human resource, marketing, facilities and operating systems; assuring successful results in all areas. The position will report to the Sr. Director of Campus Dining and is a member of the department's senior leadership team supporting the mission and values of the University of Notre Dame.

Additional responsibilities include:

Provides leadership and stewardship for Retail Campus Dining operations:Facilitates the efficient and effective operation and stewardship of ND Campus Dining retail operations and resources. Fully accountable for the overall success of financial targets, operations and human capital.

Fiscal Accountability:Ensures financial accountability by all units. Monitors accounts regularly to ensure compliance with operating budgets. Takes action to correct problems when units exceed tolerances. Identifies and implements ideas that will generate additional revenue.

Safety:Advises and counsels unit managers concerning safety and sanitation. Monitors unit programs to ensure they are effective and in compliance with state and federal regulations for food and physical safety. Holds managers accountable for compliance.

Human Resources Management:Supervises Retail Dining managers and team. Ensures that staff are following human resources policies and practices, are acting consistent with the University's core values. Works with Director of Strategy and Administration, Director of Culinary Operations and Events, and Director of Student Dining to design and implement staff development programs that maintain and improve the skills and productivity of the staff, including safety, management, culinary and service skills.

Culinary Development:Works through Executive Chefs and Director of Culinary Operations and Events to develop training and programs that improve the culinary skills of entire staff, including management.

Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree.

• 5 to 6 years’ leadership experience, along with franchise agreement and experience opening new operations.

• Experience and oversight of over $18 million in annual sales and multiple locations/dining styles.

• Strong leadership, communication and hospitality skills, along with authentic relationship building skills are critical to motivate a large and diverse staff and build campus relationships.

• Previous experience in University environment managing contracts is a plus. • Good understanding of financial expectations, revenue generation strategies, cost controls, sound accounting practices, and profit & loss responsibilities.

Preferred Qualifications:

• SERVSAFE certified.

• Ability to obtain Indiana liquor license.

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement
The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).