University of Wisconsin-Madison

Madison, WI


LocationMadison, Wisconsin, 53715
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2022-08-06
Direct Apply
Valid Through2023-04-15

Job Description:


Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Job Summary:

This position provides operational guidance for Conference Center hotel food and beverage operation including full service dining, pub, and catering. Oversight to include financial and long term operational planning to ensure customer satisfaction and achieve overall Conference Center goals.


Oversees daily food service operations including staff management and/or customer issue resolution in environments such as dining, retail, and/or catering venues to ensure customer satisfaction and achieve food service goals. This individual identifies work unit needs and contributes to the development of unit processes and procedures.
  • 40% Develops, implements and oversees workflow components, and assigns and coordinates the day-to-day activities of food service staff
  • 5% Selects, develops, implements and schedules logistics and menus for daily and catering operations
  • 30% Leads and provides exceptional customer service, answers questions, and provides information regarding food preparation, catering, and associated activities
  • 20% Assists with unit budget monitoring, management of inventory levels, and staff training
  • 5% Monitors adherence to federal, state, campus, and local food safety regulations, policies, and procedures, identifies needs and makes recommendations for improvement to leadership
  • Develop and maintain highest level industry service and etiquette standards.
  • Act as the ambassador of the facility to ensure every expectation of the client and their guests are met.
  • Maintains operational practices to ensure all food service sanitation standards are consistently met.
Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion


H.S. Diploma


One - two years full service operations in food service or catering preferred.


Valid Bartender License
Able to obtain within three months of hire

ServSafe Certification
Able to obtain within three months of hire

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: https://policy.wisc.edu/library/UW-5086 . Please visit https://covidresponse.wisc.edu for the most up-to-date information.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:


Additional Information:

With more than 135,000 square feet of meeting space on the shores of Lake Mendota, Pyle Center is more than your typical conference center, it is where the Wisconsin Idea comes to life. Everything from multimedia presentations and multi-day conferences to advanced distance education systems and active learning labs happen here. We offer unparalleled support from professional event planners to in-house catering, registration and technology specialists who ensure a smooth event.

- Full catering and bar service from breaks to plated dinners
- Registration Services to assist with booking, enrollment, data collection, rosters and more
- Guest Services to assist your guests
- Expert technological assistance

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter as a part of the application process. Please outline your relevant work experience as it relates to the qualifications.


Julie Medenwaldt
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: *****, STS: *****) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:

Food Service Assistant Manager(DS008)



Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Jun 8 2022 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jun 22 2022 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

Job ID: 159375438858752448

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