Banquet/Event Captain

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Added 07-22-2022


Job no: 494199
Categories: Staff
Department: Much Ado Catering

New employees with a start date on or later than March 1, 2022 must be fully vaccinated when they first report to work at Davidson College. Please see the full new hire vaccination policy here. 

Davidson College seeks a Banquet/Event Captain. The person in this position follows the direction of the Assistant Manager in supporting all aspects of catered functions, including on and off-campus banquets, meetings, breaks and deliveries. The Banquet/Event Captain services guests and leads and coordinates duties for the part-time, contract and student staff. 

Minimum Qualifications:

-High School Diploma or GED
-Ability to lift and carry minimum 30lbs
-Ability to work a flexible schedule including day, evening and weekend shifts; schedule based on calendar of events
-Minimum of 1 year successful lead/supervisory banquet, restaurant, private club, or off-site catering experience
-A polished, professional who is comfortable with a high volume of customer contact
-A valid driver's license and ability to drive a van or 10' box truck; eligible to operate a college vehicle under our motor pool policy
-Minimum 21 years of age to serve alcoholic beverages
-Knowledge of basic dining etiquette and the ability to apply it to formal dining service
-Excellent oral, written and computer communication skills

A proven track record of
- high productivity with attention to detail
- accuracy while staying organized
- prioritizing and making clear and concise decisions
- working effectively under time constraints and deadlines
- working independently or in a large group effectively

Preferred Qualifications:

- 3 years as lead-server, supervisor or assistant manager in a food service operation
- 1 year or more bartender/bar manager experience
- NC Serve Safe Certificate

This is a regular, full-time position offering excellent benefits, including retirement contribution and health, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance, and short-term and long-term disability coverage.

Davidson College is a highly selective, independent liberal arts college located in Davidson, North Carolina, that has graduated 23 Rhodes Scholars and is consistently ranked in the top ten liberal arts colleges in the country. Davidson is strongly committed to achieving excellence and cultural diversity, and welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups, and others who would bring additional dimensions to the college's mission.

If interested in applying, please submit an online application, along with a resume to  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community. In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.

Advertised: 19 Jul 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:

Specific details

Job Type Employee
Job Status Full time
Compensation Type Per year