Food Services Director

Southern Virginia University is seeking to hire a Food Services Director to manage and direct the campus-wide Food Services operations of this rapidly growing educational institution. To apply, email your résumé to hr@svu.edu.

The University. Southern Virginia University is a rapidly growing, private undergraduate liberal-arts University. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains at the southern end of the Shenandoah Valley, the University maintains standards aligned with the values of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and welcomes students & employees of any religious persuasion who share those values. Applicants are invited to learn more about the University at svu.edu.

  • Minimum Qualifications
  • Previous management experience
  • Training and/or experience in safe food preparation
  • Training and/or experience in food service management
  • Exceptional computer skills
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift large, heavy objects up to 40 lbs.
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous experience as Food Services Director
  • 5+ years Management Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Responsibilities
  • Supervise, coordinate, and direct the work duties of all food service personnel and food service concepts
  • Develop and maintain food service policies and procedures in accordance with administrative directives and professional standards
  • Oversee equipment maintenance, proper use and storage
  • Maintain the highest standards of safety and cleanliness
  • Assist in the hiring, training, promotion, and discipline of food service employees
  • Responsible for reporting, bookkeeping, and finances of food services department
  • Responsible for promoting and providing outstanding customer service
  • Reports to Vice President of Operations
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Position & Compensation
  • Full-time, salaried position. Full-time benefits include participation in University Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurances; paid vacation and sick leave; and retirement program with employer matching.

Southern Virginia University Mission Statement
We are a private, self-reliant, residential University aligned with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its principles and values. Our mission is to gather faithful Latter-day Saints and like-minded students, lift them in intellect, character, and spirituality, and launch them into successful lives and careers.

Culture & Environment
We believe in collaboration and honest feedback, and in being kind and respectful to one another while providing excellent customer service to the individuals we serve across the University. We foster a work environment courtesy, respect, diversity, and inclusion. Team members are expected to have exceptional self-motivation and time management skills. Southern Virginia is an equal opportunity employer. Review of applications will begin immediately.