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Dining Hall Operations Manager - Nutritionist

Posting Details

Posting Details

Title Dining Hall Operations Manager - Nutritionist
Posting Number S00329JP
Department Dining Services Administration
Job Summary

In conjunction with a Production Manager, he/she/they plans, develops, organizes, implements, supervises and evaluates activities of the Dining Hall. He/She/They directs daily dining hall operations. Responsible for delivering a dynamic dining program emphasizing culinary quality and excellent customer service that enhances the Bowdoin educational experience. This position has primary oversight for hiring and development of personnel; operational processes and documentation; budget management, customer service and unit project management. This person assists the Director with department nutrition programming, participates in oversight of the CBORD menu management system, and oversees compliance with nutrition standards within the unit.

Education/Skills Requirements

Baccalaureate degree or other advanced degree in nutrition, dietetics or related field plus internship. Must maintain active membership and registration in the American Dietetic Association and with the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
Thorough knowledge of food service principles and practices, performance management, cost control management; effective communication skills; ability to meet frequent deadlines in an organized fashion; and an ability to interact positively with all constituencies. Must be comfortable working with computer technology and software common to institutional food service.

Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents

3 years of institutional foodservice experience with 2 years of supervisory experience required. Demonstrated reliability and must be able to work independently within a team atmosphere. Experience working with food management system software preferred.

Standard Work Days and Hours

Generally works early shift but coordinates with co-manager to provide coverage as needed for catering and board events. The position requires rotating weekend coverage and is required to work for major College events such as Commencement, Reunions and Family Weekend. Dining managers are considered “essential personnel” and should expect to report to work during College-declared weather or other emergencies.

About Bowdoin

Bowdoin College is a highly selective liberal arts college, enrolling approximately 1,800 students. Through a need-blind admissions policy, the College meets 100% of students’ demonstrated financial need with no loans. 32% of students identify as students of color, an additional 5% are international, and 45% receive financial aid. Bowdoin is a dynamic living and learning community committed to fostering pluralism, building intentional community, and nurturing a commitment to the common good.

The College seeks academically and culturally diverse faculty and staff, welcoming applicants from diverse backgrounds, and/or who have experience working collaboratively with diverse populations. Bowdoin is set in the coastal New England town of Brunswick, Maine. Brunswick, a town of 22,000 residents, brings together elements of both city and country living including cultural offerings, a variety of restaurants, and four season activities for outdoor enthusiasts. Bowdoin’s historic 215-acre campus, comprising 120+ buildings, is a brief walk to downtown Brunswick, and is 25 miles from Portland and about 120 miles from Boston.

Employment Category Full Time Year Round
FTE 1.00
Benefits Eligible Yes
Pay Type Salaried
Background Check Package Requirements Faculty/Administrative
Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? No
Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? Yes
Posting Date 04/28/2017
Applications Accepted Until
Open Until Filled Yes
Type of Posting Internal/External
Special Instructions to Applicants
EEO Information

Bowdoin College is committed to diversity, inclusion and equality, and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our College. Bowdoin College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability status in employment, or in our education programs.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter