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Coffee Shop Supervisor - Dining Services
The University of St. Thomas

Date Posted Dec. 18, 2019
Title Coffee Shop Supervisor - Dining Services
University The University of St. Thomas
St. Paul, MN, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Dining Services

The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Coffee Shop Supervisor position within the Dining Services Department.

The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. We welcome applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, work experience, physical and intellectual abilities, and financial means. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. This commitment is consistent with our mission to inspire our students, using the Catholic intellectual tradition, to think critically, work skillfully, and act wisely – all for the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.


The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes:

Up to 100% tuition remission for employees, spouses, and dependents upon eligibility
A generous Employer retirement contribution of 9.4% of annual salary upon eligibility
Medical, dental, and vision options
Employer-paid disability, life, and AD&D benefits


The responsibilities of the Beaker/Stacks/Loft supervisor is to manage the daily operations of these coffee shop locations. This position is responsible for developing, marketing and promoting specialty coffee, teas and additional trend beverages to sell. This position reports to the Manager of these retail outlets and Summit Marketplace. Responsibilities include fiscal management of these locations; producing positive revenues for year-end review.

This position works a variety of hours rotating their schedule based on business need, which may include nights and weekends.

This position is designated as Emergency Essential. Emergency Essential employees are expected to remain at work if campus closes during their regular work schedule or to report to work if the campus closing announcement is made before their regular work schedule begins.


1. Supervising student employees in daily operations:

Schedule of student employees
Develop training and standards for student employees
Restocking and cleaning of location and adhering to Department of Health Codes
Marketing and displaying of products
Training staff in specialty coffee drinks and service

2. Accounting for daily sales:

Completing daily cash sales reports and deposits
Process journal entries for internal charges to Business office. Setup daily cash
Maintain petty cash accurately
Invoice purchased items

3. Inventory for Beakers/Stacks/Loft

Ordering of groceries to maintain supplies and manage food costs
Complete weekly inventory

5. Communicating with vendors; ordering products, trying new products. Trouble shooting equipment for repair and then contacting repair service.

Minimum Qualifications

High school education or equivalent (such as a GED)
Three years of supervisory experience in food service or a retail setting
ServSafe certification must be obtained within 6 months of hire; cost of certification will be covered by the University
Preferred Qualifications

Experience as a barista
POS system and cash handling experience
A valid ServSafe certification with the State of Minnesota


On the University of St. Thomas Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes uploading a resume and copy/pasting a job specific cover letter.

In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires consent and successful completion of a background screening.

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