Restaurant and Food Service, Retail and Wholesale, Special Events
The Senior Director of Event Services, provides leadership, direction and vision to manage the self-operated and self-supporting Conference and Event Services, Catering, Marcum Hotel and Concession operations. The Senior Director of Event Services ensures all areas of the food service program operate with the highest standards of safety and sanitation, quality of service, healthy and on-trend menus while optimizing efficient and effective operational and financial performance. Areas of service include but are not limited to Conference & Event Services, Catering, Concessions, and Marcum Hotel.
Provides strategic leadership to manage the long-range and day-to-day operations for Catering, Conference & Event Services, Concessions, and Marcum Hotel.
Ensures university and departmental policies, work rules and performance standards are met.
Ensures the maintenance and monitoring of labor, food, supplies, utilities and other costs and preparation of various financial and operational reports to provide an accurate representation of operational performance.
Evaluate and report on the quality, efficiency and performance of all operations.
Performs all aspects of employee supervision to include training, scheduling, evaluation and performance management.
- Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Hospitality Management, Culinary Arts, Dietetics, Management, etc.), and 5+ years of progressive experience in higher education or other food service operations; OR
- Associate’s degree (or other technical degree) in a related field (Hospitality Management, Culinary Arts, Dietetics, Management, etc.), and 7+ years of progressive experience in higher education or other food service operations; OR
- 9+ years of progressive experience in higher education or other food service operations
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About Miami University
Miami University, founded in 1809, is a public ivy university whose main campus is located in scenic Oxford, Ohio. Miami also has campuses in Hamilton, Middletown, and West Chester, Ohio, as well as the European Center in Luxembourg. Miami is a residential university with faculty who are dedicated to learning and discovery. A liberal education core provides the foundation for the more specialized studies of the majors. Immersing students in both academic and co-curricular experiences has enabled Miami to achieve a top-tier national ranking among universities that provide the best student outcomes.There are approximately 15,500 undergraduate and 2,200 graduate students on the Oxford Campus, and approximately 5,700 on the three Ohio branch campuses combined. Miami offers bachelor's degrees in over 120 areas of study. Graduate students can choose from more than 60 master's degree and 16 doctoral programs. Several associate's and bachelor's degrees are offered though study at the regional campuses.
The Department of Housing, Dining, Recreation & Business Services is a large, dynamic, and self-operated department including Dining, Residential, Recreational, and other hospitality serv...ices, among several others. We currently have 10 dining operations located on the Oxford campus, as well as operations on the Hamilton and Middletown regional campuses, all supported by the Demske Culinary Support Center located in Oxford. These options include buffet, a la carte, and restaurant-style venues. Currently, approximately 20,000 meals are served per day.