The Director of Dining Programs is part of Community Living and the Homewood Student Affairs Division with the goal of enhancing the student experience by providing quality dining services to students, faculty, staff and visitors. This position reports to the Associate Dean of Student Life for Community Living and shares the commitment to create an environment that enhances the dining experience of Hopkins students and supports the academic mission of the University. It is the university’s goal to be one of the top dining programs in the country.
The Office of Dining Programs oversees contractual operations in seven different buildings on the Homewood Campus and manages relationships with the food service contractors in addition to both beverage and snack vending contracts.
This position has a critical role in the development of a student centered dining community where excellence is the standard, diversity is embraced and learning is enhanced.
The Director of Dining Programs oversees the action of two additional staff: An Administrative Coordinator and an Assistant Director of Dining Programs. This position works directly with multiple food service contractors on the development and execution of a strategy for success.
Bachelors Degree, Required; Masters Degree or Culinary Degree, preferred
Five years related experience required in management and operations of a dining program with strong preference operating in a college/university environment. An understanding of managing a contracted dining service in a union environment. Managing the service and repair of food service facilities and equipment. ServSafe certification is required and must to be obtained within three months of employment if not currently held.
Additional Salary Information: Salary Commensurate with experience
The Johns Hopkins University, an international center for both undergraduate and graduate study and research, is a privately endowed, co-educational institution based in Baltimore, Maryland with facilities throughout the Baltimore-Washington area and abroad. Today, the University enrolls more than 22,000 full-time and part-time students on three major campuses in Baltimore, one in Washington, D.C...., and facilities throughout the Baltimore-Washington area and in China and Italy. The University’s academic divisions are the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, and the School of Education all on the Homewood Campus in Baltimore; the School of Medicine, the Bloomberg School of Public Health, and the School of Nursing in East Baltimore; the Peabody Institute, a music conservatory and The Carey School of Business both in downtown Baltimore; and the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies in Washington D.C. The Applied Physics Laboratory, a research and development unit is located between Baltimore and Washington.
The Homewood Campus, which serves as the primary undergraduate campus has over 5,300 full-time undergraduates and over 2,000 full-time graduate students.