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Dining Administration and Systems Coordinator

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, Georgia
Food Services
Dining Administration and Systems Coordinator

Job ID: 244791
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Find your wings at KSU!

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, diversity, career opportunities, and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are searching for talented people to join our mission. 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 electronicsystem

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

Proposed Salary
The salary range for this position is $16.50 to $18.50 based on relevant experience.

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

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national, origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Other Information
This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
Yes, this position will be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time

Background Check
  • Standard Enhanced + DMV
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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