Job Description

Job ID
UW Stout;Menomonie, WI
Full/Part Time


UW-Stout's University Dining Department is hiring an energetic and team focused Food Service Manager. This position oversees food service operations in the assigned location, supervises staff including full time, part time, and student staff, and facilitates adherence to University Dining food quality, handling, and sanitation procedures. This position also has roles in recipe and menu development, ordering food and products, and monitoring unit inventory and budgets.

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Minimum / Required

  • Associate’s degree
  • Three (3) years full time management experience in foodservice operations (examples: cafeterias, catering, fast food, convenience services, food courts, concessions)
  • Driver’s License and ability to qualify to drive state vehicles

Highly Desired

  • Experience with institutional food sourcing and purchasing
  • Experience with menu management and Point of Sale software systems
  • Experience managing food, labor, and supply budgets
  • Experience with standardized recipe and menu development
  • ServSafe certification or equivalent state certification
  • Two (2) years of full-time foodservice management experience in a University/College setting
  • Bachelor’s degree in a culinary related field
  • Demonstrated experience in establishing a climate (work environment) that embraces equity, diversity, and inclusion.


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Applicants will need to complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application.

Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.

Required application materials:

  1. Cover letter*
  2. Resume
  3. Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references

*Please use your cover letter to speak to each of the Minimum/Required Qualifications for this position as listed above. For each required qualification, describe your relevant experience, using specific examples from your work history to illustrate how your experience satisfies the requirement.

To ensure consideration complete applications must be submitted online by end of day, Sunday, February 26, 2023. Applications submitted after 2/26th may be reviewed until the position is filled.

Before starting the online application process, we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at:

It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodation for a qualified individual's disability.

For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:

Search Chair: Kathleen Schneider


If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required application materials, please contact:

Search Coordinator: Sarah Sippl



University Dining includes two cafeterias (Commons and North Point Dining) and retail dining options in the Memorial Student Center (food court & convenience store), express food locations around campus, catering, and concessions. Some locations operate year-round, and others are closed during the summer months. University Dining is the largest student employer on campus. University Dining is committed to maintaining our inclusive and diverse community of full time, part time, and student employees.


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Minimum annual starting salary of $60,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout welcomes applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans, individuals with disabilities and from historically excluded populations. UW-Stout provides equal opportunity to all persons and is committed to inclusive excellence. At UW-Stout we value our differences and welcome diverse perspectives as we continually commit to developing an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees and students.

Employment is contingent upon the final candidate’s completing a criminal background check, reference checks and an essential job function test, as applicable. and being cleared to work by the Human Resources Office. Official transcripts required at time of hire.

Must be authorized to work in the United States. Sponsorship is not available for this position. A successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact our Human Resources office, Phone: 715.232.2149.

In response to a public records request, the University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

UW-Stout is committed to providing safety and security of all members of our community in accordance with the Clery Act. For campus safety information and crime statistics visit:

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