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Requisition ID:  8518

Residential Dining Manager

Job Summary

As Residential Dining Manager, you will fulfill administrative responsibilities necessary for operating an award winning food service operation. Provide leadership in setting standards of high quality food and service and overall staff performance, and ensure nutritious and high quality food within the budget allocated.

To learn more about our residential dining experience, please visit our website at: https://dining.purdue.edu/ResidentialDining/index.html



  • Bachelor's degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management, Dietetics, Foods and Nutrition, or related field. 
  • In lieu of a degree, consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of related education and required work experience.
  • Four years' experience in food service administration, with emphasis on high volume feeding in a fast paced food service environment.
  • Competencies for this position are work standards, communication, interpersonal and intercultural relations, decision making, financial management, coaching and leading people, strategic thinking, and drive for results.
  • Additional competencies in initiative, food production and services, computer skills in word processing and spreadsheets, preferably in Word and Excel.
  • Certification in ServeSafe sanitation program or ability to become certified within one year. 
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from different viewpoints and backgrounds.
  • Valid US or Canadian driver's license. 



  • University food service administration or supervisory experience. 


Additional Information:

  • Purdue will not sponsor an employment authorization 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.

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