Dining Services Supervisor- Internal Applicants

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Added 01-09-2023


Job no: 494325
Categories: Staff
Department: Union Cafe

Davis Café Supervisor

The Café Supervisor is responsible and accountable for supervision of employees in a fast paced and excellence focused food service operation. This is a 12 month, 40 hour per week position and is required to work nights and weekends. The person working this position will have primary supervisory responsibilities in the Davis Café with relief duties in the Union Station. The Café Supervisor monitors individual performances of all employees under their care; includes progressive discipline and proper documentation of performance issues, and commitment to customer service as they will have personal interaction with customers by providing the support needed to maintain and enhance a strong service environment.

Other responsibilities:
Maintain compliance with all budget guidelines. Shares responsibility for food and labor costs.

Providing hands on leadership to the production staff. Cooking short order, developing and seeking compliance with all recipes. Responsibility for the finished menu item.

Adhere to all unit standards in regards to food production, maintenance, cleanliness/sanitation and proper cost controls.

Supervision of registers and cashiers. Accuracy of price and menu postings, proper posting of all food items, accuracy of transactions, balancing cashiers drawers and all other sources of income.

Ensure compliance with all state health guidelines.

Support and adhere to all Dining Services and Davidson College policies and procedures.

Perform other duties as assigned. Additional and Special duties can/ will be assigned, depending on needs of the operation.    


High school degree or equivalent and a minimum of 1 year of commercial kitchen leadership experience required.

More than 3 years’ experience in supervisory role in a commercial kitchen, graduation from an accredited Culinary School and ServSafe certification preferred.

Must have a great track record of strong supervisory and/or leadership skills and experience. Requires good organizational skills, ability to communicate well verbally and in writing. Must be able to demonstrate high level of cooking skill and great customer service skills. Desire to support our stated mission and provide leadership that supports policies and procedures.

Work is guaranteed only during the 9 month academic year, with the exception of school holidays/breaks when classes are not in session. Summer work may be available, but must be applied for each year. Summer jobs will be paid at a salary based on that job's responsibilities.

This is a benefitted position. Employee benefits include: Vacation and Holiday pay, Retirement, Health, Dental and Vision insurance.

Information about how to submit an application can be found at https://employment.davidson.edu.

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: 05 Jan 2023 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 12 Jan 2023 Eastern Standard Time

Specific details

Job Type Employee
Job Status Full time
Compensation Type Per year