Assistant Director of Food and Beverage – University of Oregon Athletic Department


Assistant Director of Food and Beverage
University of Oregon Athletic Department
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience
PERIOD OF APPOINTMENT: Full time, twelve month position
Posted: August 1, 2012

Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition or similar degree required. Five years of food service management experience required. College and University food service experience required. Minimum of five years’ experience in college athletics preferred. Strong computer skills and the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing are required. Candidates with experience serving the needs of diverse populations are strongly desired. Must be eligible to be employed in the United States. Position is subject to a criminal background check.

Direct Athletic Department Food Service operation to include budget management, food procurement, managing staff, menu collaboration, and development of mobile food service. Coordinate food service in Football Operations Building, Matthew Knight Arena, Nutrition bars and Jaqua Café for student athletes, staff and general public. Responsible for promoting the philosophy and objectives of the Intercollegiate Athletics Department, including adherence to all department policies and procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of the University of Oregon, Pac-12 Conference and the NCAA.

Develop menu for student-athletes in collaboration with Dietitian.

Forecast sales and budget for Football Operations Building, Matthew Knight Arena and Jaqua Café.

Oversee Jaqua Café Manager.

Maintain facility and equipment. Assemble, train and schedule staff

Research and develop opportunities to expand food service operation

Submit letter of interest, resume and the names and phone numbers of three references via email to Mark Ruckwardt, at Resume must be current and include dates of employment. Please note that cover letter and resume should clearly demonstrate how applicant meets the required qualifications of the position. Mailed or faxed applications will not be considered. To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by August 15, 2014. This position will remain open until filled. Finalist must successfully complete a criminal background check. The University of Oregon is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.


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