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Dining Administration and Systems Coordinator

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, 30144
Food Services

Job ID: 273385

About Us

Are you ready to join a community leading in innovative teaching and learning? Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia's colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university's vibrant culture, career opportunities, mission and values and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are part of the University System of Georgia. Kennesaw State will exemplify the power and promise of a student-centered, research-driven university. Our institutional values are student-inspired, promise-fulfilling, true to ourselves, elevational, open and impact-generating. In addition, we support the University System of Georgia core values of accountability, excellence, integrity and respect. We are searching for talented people to join Kennesaw State University. Come to KSU and find your passion.   


Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144.

Job Summary

Performs various business-related functions for the University Dining department. Responsible for performing and entering physical inventory counts and food production forecasting data into the electronic inventory and menu management system. Assists with maintaining accurate systems data for recipe and menu development.



1. Collects physical inventory count sheets, enters data into the inventory and menu management system (Eatec) 

2. Communicates inventory updates with operational staff, coordinates with Campus Services finance department to ensure reporting of accurate food costs 

3. Resolves inventory discrepancies under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Dining Administration 

4. Conducts weekly and monthly entry of physical inventory counts into approved electronic system 

5. Provides additional Eatec data entry support on an as needed basis per the direction of the department leadership 

6. Assists with programming and maintenance of ingredient, recipe and production planning in Eatec and menu platform, Nutrislice, to ensure accurate menus are published on website and menu boards in dining halls 

7. Coordinates and assists with menu marketing efforts as needed 

8. Coordinates and processes supplier and vendor forms and manages distribution and routing to appropriate departments, including Legal, Procurement, Finance, and Operations as directed by manager and/or leadership

9. Generates daily, weekly, monthly reports and distributes to senior department leadership

10. Assists with coordination and planning of IT projects and project management

11. Provides administrative support to the department as needed, to include managing calendars, taking meeting minutes, fielding telephone calls, coordinating travel, and preparing basic reports

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
High School diploma or equivalent

Other Required Qualifications
Current, valid and unrestricted Georgia driver's license

Required Experience
Two (2) years of experience in a related hospitality, retail, or food service operations role; including one (1) years of experience in fast paced, customer service environment

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Educational Qualifications
Associate's Degree or Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in a related field

Preferred Experience
Experience within a University Dining setting
Experience in food service
Experience with Eatec or other inventory and/or menu management systems

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Must be able to grasp and learn new systems/software quickly and easily
Able to switch focus quickly and effectively manage multiple tasks at one time meeting assigned deadlines

Excellent initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), project management and presentation skills
Interpersonal skills, focusing on the ability to build strong relationships
Time management skills with a focus on prioritization
Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e., Microsoft Office suite)
Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

USG Core Values

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy and can be found on-line at

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at

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