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Job ID: 170197

Restaurant Manager
Utah Valley University

Date Posted Oct. 25, 2021
Title Restaurant Manager
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Department Dining Services
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Restaurant Manager

Position Category: Staff - Full-Time


Enjoy amazing health benefits, retirement contributions, generous paid leave, tuition waiver for you and your dependents!

UVU Dining Services has a place for you! We are seeking two restaurant managers for each of the following, all located on the main campus of UVU in Orem. *
  • Arby's
  • Costa Vida
  • Papa John's

We are seeking energetic and creative individuals with strong communication, management and leadership experience. Must be able to work quickly and efficiently on several projects, be detail-oriented, have strong time management skills, and comfortable working confidently in a constantly changing environment. The position necessitates continual interaction with guests, employees, staff and requires a positive, can-do attitude. We are seeking individuals with a high level of professionalism and excellent communication skills. Creating a safe, secure and healthy work environment and ensuring employees follow all safety and health guidelines. This position may manage as many as 3 part-time employees and 35 student employees.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Regulate the day-to-day store operations and physical upkeep of facilities.
  • Performs administrative, labor management, and customer care duties.
  • Maintains inventory levels, initiates marketing strategies that drives store sales.
  • Labor management duties consist of interviewing job applicants, creating work schedules, and motivating associates.
  • Ensure superior customer care, the manager monitors customer satisfaction and resolves customer issues.
  • Mangers also greet, interact with, and personally serve customers.

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

Required Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelors degree plus three years of related experience OR an equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the Summary of Duties totaling at least seven years.

ServSafe certification, valid drivers license, and Utah food handlers permit.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the operation/management of a food service operation or a quick-service restaurant, including cost
  • computations, comparative buying, keep up with the franchise standards, etc.
  • Knowledge of food, food hygiene (including hazard analysis and critical control points), and food preparation.
  • Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services needed in event preparation and inventory control.
  • Knowledge of institutional policies and/or staff hiring procedures.
  • Skills in public and human relations, including interpersonal problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Tact and diplomacy
  • Team working skills and the ability to lead and motivate staff.
  • Strong leadership and motivational skills including the ability to build strong relationships with customers and staff.
  • Drive and determination to improve standards and profitability.
  • Skills in training, supervising, and evaluating the work of subordinates.
  • Skills in employee development and performance management.
  • Stamina and the ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to plan, organize, manage, supervise, and direct the activities of a small remote retail operation and/or a quick
  • service restaurant.
  • Abilities in the budget, food costing analysis, and preparation for department operation.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal procedures and instructions.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Ability to issue corrective action notices to ensure consistency in all operational management.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including early and late hours, and Saturdays.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in Hospitality Management or related disciplines, and 5 years experience as a Restaurant Manager.

Physical Requirements:

Physical abilities include continuous walking, reaching, kneeling, bending, standing, grasping, pushing/pulling and ability to lift greater than 25 lbs. Must be able to talk, hear, see and fine hand manipulation.

Benefits Summary:

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: $39,064 - $48,831 DOE

Advertisement Number: STA73721

Open Date: 10/20/2021

Review Start Date: 10/26/2021

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

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Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicants qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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