The Dining Associate Director will act as a Dining Services strategic liaison for facilities related issues, equipment issues, equipment and smallwares purchases and operational issues for the Division of Campus Services. Oversee Dining & Catering kitchen and construction projects, dining sustainability initiatives, preventive maintenance, and the student experience for NYU Dining’s 15+ locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn; management of vendors and service providers; ensure compliance for federal, state and local agencies for all NYU Dining locations and vending including but not limited to the WHO, CDC, NYC and NY State guidelines and NYC Department of Health, NYFD, and ADA requirements.
5+ years management experience in retail businesses, hospitality industry, facilities operations or similar industries; experience working in a large complex organization; proven track record of financial success, budget management or cost savings.
5+ years progressive management experience or an equivalent combination. Must include experience with quality assurance programs, service and procurement contract negotiations, design and construction, equipment maintenance, NYC and NYC Department of Health guidelines, strategic planning and budget management. Experience with standard office technology (MS Office, Google), reviewing project scope of work and estimated projections. Experience implementing and promoting sustainable practices in a food service operation. Experience working in a culturally diverse environment. Experience in managing and partnering with vendors.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Ability to manage multifaceted projects: basic knowledge of building/code compliance guidelines; good organizational skills; excellent oral and written skills; detail oriented; presentation skills/public speaking; competent with MS Office, Google Apps, MAC.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Ability to obtain and effectively use information, including ability to identify the information needed, seek the information from a variety of sources, and skillfully extract and report the information for business benefit.
NYU aims to be among the greenest urban campuses in the country and carbon neutral by 2040. Learn more at nyu.edu/nyugreen.
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