Assistant Director, Dining & Catering
Student Center
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

The Student Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant Director, Dining and Catering.

Position: This is an Administrative-Professional position responsible for the daily administration of the dining and catering in the Student Center, including the management of multiple vendor contracts, University operated concepts, and staff supervision. This position performs diverse daily duties including the coordination of all catered events within the Student Center, oversight of the point of sale system, TIPS training including staff supervision and scheduling, contract management, and policy development. Position will be responsible for the management of any University operated concepts including staffing supervision and following established hours of operation. This position will work directly with corporate dining partners within the Student Center and approved campus wide caterers as well as students, faculty, staff and community. This position will require flexibility in work schedule to include evenings, nights and weekends.

The Student Center is a unit within Auxiliary Services and functions as the primary event center for conferences, alumni, new student and parent events, and works to promote town/community events.

Requirements: Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Dietetics, Home Economics, Hospitality Management or related field and four years of related work experience in areas related to responsibilities. Preferences include: Master's degree in related fields. Proficiency in written and spoken communication, public relations and effective organizational skills. Knowledge in following good business principles and accounting practices and procedures.

Application Deadline: Application consideration will begin June 10, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Procedure: Apply by submitting a letter of interest, current resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three current references by email, fax, or mail to:

Chair, Assistant Director, Dining & Catering
Student Center
1255 Lincoln Drive
Mail Code 4407
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Carbondale, IL 62901

Phone: 618/453-3769
Fax: 618/453-1005
Email: LCLENDEN@siu.edu

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a
diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and
will receive consideration.