The University of California, Merced is the newest and tenth campus of the University of California system and the first American research university built in the 21st century. With approximately 7,300 students, UC Merced has planned for additional student growth until we reach an enrollment of approximately 25,000 students. With undergraduate, graduate, and PhD programs, plans for a future medical school program, partnerships and community involvement, the UC Merced campus is continually evolving, requiring talented, knowledgeable and dynamic educators, researchers, management and staff.
Under the general direction of the Director of Dining Services, the Unit General Manager is responsible for overseeing a Residential Dining Commons and is responsible for supervising management of day to day business operations. This position is responsible for providing excellent quality products and nutritious meals in a safe and aesthetically pleasing residential environment.
The primary emphasis of this position focuses on business management practices (i.e. operations management, financial controls, human resource management, interdepartmental relations, research and development, project management, menu/product change management, monitoring vendor relationships and conference programs.)
The successful candidate will require excellent interpersonal communication skills; the ability to feel comfortable making decisions and taking action in a dynamic working environment to achieve organizational goals; and a strong ability to establish and maintain effective and collaborative working relationships with multiple constituents including campus offices, students, staff, faculty members and community groups. Some evening and weekend availability will be required.