Compass Group - Houston, TX

Posted Date: Jul 23, 2019

We have an opening for an ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF DINING SERVICES position.
Location: 4401 Cougar Village Drive. Houston, TX 77204. Note: online applications accepted only.
Schedule: Must be able to work flexible shifts, including nights and weekends if necessary.
Details of Operation: The Assistant Director will be a part of a management team that consists of 7 other managers and assist the FOH operations along with over 200+ hourly associates at Moody Towers Dining Commons. The residential Dining Commons is a 24/7 operation, accumulating 1.3 million in revenue a month and feeds on average 6000 meals on peak overnight shifts, and on average 8500 meals a day.
Requirement: 3+ yr supervisory experience, Must have demonstrated customer service skills and financial acumen.

If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team.

Current Associates: This position has a $250 Employee Referral Bonus! Know someone you would like to refer? Have them apply to this posting via this direct link or at and ask them to provide your name in the “If referred by current employee” section of the online application.

Chartwells Higher Education brings fresh ideas and innovative concepts to higher education foodservice. We have quickly established ourselves as the leading college and university foodservice partner in the industry, and were twice named the Fastest Growing Brand by Nations Restaurant News. While we reflect on a proud past, we keep a keen eye on what is yet to come, especially in the areas of culinary development and nutrition. We foster development in a setting where mobility, teamwork, and communication flourish.

Full time associates at Chartwells Higher Education are offered many fantastic benefits such as:

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
Commuter Benefits
Wellness Program
Employee Assistance Program
Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents
Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD)
Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
Discount Marketplace
And other voluntary benefits
Job Summary

Summary: As an Assistant Director of Dining Services II, you will be responsible for assisting with the day-to-day food service operations of a small to medium volume location. You will manage and lead a team of associates, and will be responsible for talent development, managing client relationships, profitability, and supporting financial goals in an assigned area.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Works with the Chef and management team in creating nutritious and top quality food.
Implements new culinary programs in conjunction with the marketing and culinary teams.
Maintains excellent relationships with the client.
Manages, trains, and develops associates.
Performs other duties as assigned.

1 to 3 years of food service supervisory or lead experience.
Experience in restaurants, hotels, corporate dining, education, military, health care, and/or related food service operations.
Strong leadership and communication skills.
Financial experience and business acumen skills.
Proficient computer skills and knowledge of MS Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and internet.
Associate’s degree is preferred.

About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance).

Req ID: 281056