Assistant Supervisor - Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs New York

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Skidmore College

Saratoga Springs, New York

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Skidmore College is a highly regarded, selective, independent, coeducational, residential, liberal arts College. Located in beautiful Saratoga Springs, New York, Skidmore sits on a pristine campus of over 750 acres near the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. Saratoga Springs is a not-so-well-guarded secret of rich tradition accented with an abounding youthful feeling. The college's unique location makes it the perfect place for those who desire the peace of country-like living as well as the excitement and activity accessible in nearby larger cities. Skidmore College offers its employees opportunities for professional and personal growth, a very competitive benefits package, and the ability to positively impact the community.

The Skidmore College community awaits your arrival, so if you welcome challenges and are interested in making a difference, come join us!

Job Summary

Full-time, temporary position available for an Assistant Supervisor with strong skills in staff management and customer service in the hospitality industry. Problem solving and team building skills are highly valued as well as the ability to communicate effectively. Dining Services is a 12 month / 7 day a week operation, scheduled hours will vary and will include nights and weekends.

Under general direction of Supervisors of Dining Operations, this position provides support for successful operations of Dining Services. The Assistant Supervisor trains and manages 15-20 full-time union employees, and three dozen student employees. Also follows through with food preparation to ensure timeliness of all meals and sanitation and safety standards are exceeded. Coordinates numerous functions in both front/back of the house and catered events to ensure exceptional service to students/faculty/staff and the Skidmore community. Oversees Skidmore College late night program. Assistant Supervisor oversees all employees in every area to ensure satisfactory completion of their assigned duties. Assistant Supervisor assists in customer satisfaction, food quality, exceptional service of food and financial goals.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate Degree in Hospitality Management or Culinary Arts or Hotel/Restaurant Management or Business with three (3) years of experience in food service operations and a minimum of two (2) years of food service management experience.


High School Diploma with five (5) years' experience in food service operations with a minimum of three (3) years of food management experience in a high-volume food service operation.

  • College/Food Service Management experience preferred.

  • ServSafe HACCP certification required within 6 months of employment.

  • Anti-Harassment workshop attendance required within 6 months of employment.

  • Must understand importance of excellent customer service and cost controls.

  • Experience in managing catered events.

Required Applicant Documents

Cover Letter
List of Three References

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, military or marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or prior arrest or conviction record or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.


Keyword Phrases

  • Dining Services
  • Assistant Supervisor
  • Creative Thought Matters
  • Fostering a Diverse & Inclusive Community
  • Country-style living; big city access
  • Residence Life and Housing
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: High School
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Supervisor
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: See Job Description