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Director, Culinary and Dining Business Systems

Application Deadline: 01/31/2020

Organization: Purdue University

Location: West Lafayette, IN

Salary: $63,258 - $68,935/yr

Website: careers.purdue.edu

Contact Details:

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Organization Details


As the Director of Dining Business Systems, you will; have responsibility for overseeing the support systems of Purdue Dining & Culinary (PD&C), organizational structure, budget and support of student life activities. Supervise 3-4 direct reports and 15-20 indirect reports. Establish data gathering policies and bench-marking standards for dining. Develop and recommend staffing models. Work with Director of Dining in recruitment and selection of professional dining staff. Manage & analyze financial and satisfaction data. Participate in planning and implementation phases of renovations. Assist the Director of PD&C in the vision and planning of Purdue Dining & Culinary Strategic Plan. Responsible for meal costing, meal labor hours and retail costing. Reporting outcomes based on food procurement and staffing hours. Prepare CBORD, Procurement, and supply chain reports.

Required Qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree in hospitality management
  • Eight years of hospitality or dining services experience.
  • Competencies for this position are work standards, communication, experience in CBORD, SAP, and Quad point, interpersonal and intercultural relations, and decision making.
  • Additional competencies include financial management, coaching and leading people, student leadership development, strategic thinking, and drive for results.
  • Ability to recognize and manage change effectively.
  • Ability to make and execute decisions in a timely and effective manner.
  • Knowledge of customer base, current trends in college and university food service, and general business management.
  • Utilize departmental standards and teamwork in daily work activity.


  • ServSafe and AllerTrain Certificate

Additional Information:

  • Purdue will not sponsor an employment related visa for this position
  • A Background Check will be required for employment in this position
  • ALL applicants must apply via Purdue's online recruitment system. No other applications/resumes will be accepted
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply

EEO Statement

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply