Assistant Dining Facilities Manager

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Description/Job Summary

Assistant Dining Facility Manager

Reports to: 
Dining Facility Manager

Supervises: Dining Facility Staff

Essential Functions: 
  • Directly responsibly for the day-to-day operations
  • Determine the necessary staffing levels required to smoothly run the facility
  • Provide management oversight of the dining facility
  • Ensure contract compliance and performance
  • Direct employees at their perspective dining facilities.
  • Issue, inventory and plan food operations daily.
  • Assume duties of the Dining Facility Manager in his/her absence
  • Ensure compliance with the Building/Equipment Cleaning Plans
  • Manage food ordering process
  • Provide all relevant training to employees
  • Understands employment law as it relates to managing the workforce
Additional Responsibilities: 
  • Maintains high standards for work areas and appearance
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule helpful
  • Maintains a professional relationship with all co-workers, vendor represnetatives, supervisors, managers, customers, and client representatives
  • Ability to communicate with staff and other departments with professionalism and respect 
  • Attends work and shows up for scheduled shift on time. 
  • Comply with all HACCP standards
  • Manage the workforce in a fair and consistent manner
  • Oversee cash management and control operations
  • Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time
  • Must be ServSafe certified
  • Must have solid work ethics
  • 1 year related experience


  • Good management and customer service skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to interpret government contracts and make appropriate application
  • Communicate with employees, customers and vendors in the running of the facility
  • Must have a current sanitation certificate (wihin 4 years) as defined in Tri Service Food Code (TB MED 530). 
  • Must be able to monitor staff, walk the facility and inspect foods, employees, and general setup
  • Demonstrated knowledge and competency in managing food services, labor, budget and other resources
  • Experience using AFMIS and TB Med knowledge preferred but will train
  • Experienced in successfully managing cafeteria style or multi-entree operations,catering or Government cafeteria operations
  • Experience providing complete meal service (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Experience feeding over 300 customers per sitting.
  • Understand cash management and control operations

Physical Requirements

  • The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machines, etc
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, fax machine and computer printer
  • Lift and carry up to 50 lbs
  • Inspects to meet facility requirements.
  • Discusses with Dining facility Manager the overall running of the dining facility and recommends changes to be made
  • Some bending and stooping
  • Significant walking and standing

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We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.