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Culinary Services Retail & Events Mgr

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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 801943
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 14
Major Administrative Unit / College: Division Of Student Life And Engagement
Department: Culinary Services Retail 40001195
Sub Area: APSA- Pro Supervisory
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Administrative/Business/Professional, Athletics/Recreation, Operations Services, Residential and Hospitality Services, Student Services/Student Affairs, Professional Supervisory- APSA, Full Time (90-100%), Union

Position Summary

Manages, directs and coordinates financial, personnel, and operational concessions activities including concessions, retail, cash, food sales, novelties and other related services of the Culinary Services department.  Interviews, selects, trains, schedules, evaluates, and reviews the performance of support staff; manages, recruits and directs multiple community service groups to perform work at athletic and special functions in accordance with University, State and Federal guidelines; plans, establishes, updates and implements the objectives and operational policies and procedures to comply with unit, division, and university guidelines; manages the personnel activities of the operation and coordinates the work efforts of staff to meet departmental expectations; plans, establishes and updates operational policies and procedures to comply with unit, division and university guidelines; develops unit(s) forecasts and maintains fiscal responsibility for accounts and prepares periodic financial reports; monitors safety, security, and sanitation activities to comply with university requirements and state and federal laws; manages and negotiates service contracts and agreements for venues and/or events; manages cash handling and cash systems; develops, implements, and monitors customer feedback systems and identifies and oversees needed service changes; develops standards for retail and/or concessions food and services, and evaluates new products and industry trends in order to improve operations. 


Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in hospitality business or business administration; three to five years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in management, retail, and/or cash food operations and overseeing multiple operation sites; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials

Cover Letter


Three Professional References

Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at:

Work Hours

Shifts start as early as 5am and go as late as midnight. Working hours are based on operational need and event schedules. Nights, weekends, and Holidays are required.


Bidding eligibility ends August 10, 2022 at 11:55 P.M.

Advertised: Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Eastern Daylight Time

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