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Events and Catering Coordinator

College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University
Job Description


This position serves as a member of the Events and Catering Team providing on-site coordinationand direction for campus events, including direction to catering and event staff, media setup, and sound system use. Maintain high standard levels of service and support for the Events and Catering department.

This position will require the ability to work a flexible schedule including days, evenings, and weekends. Typical hours are between 2:00 pm-Midnight, Tuesday through Saturday. Schedule will adjust based on event needs and will also include Sunday and Mondays as needed.

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:


- Responsible for managing the daily operations and supervising Events and Catering Staff members.


- Ensure standards for safety, sanitation, quality, presentation and serviceare maintained at all times.


- Assist managers with training, supervising, providing input with evaluationsand scheduling staff members.  In addition assist withstudent hiring.


- Responsible for planning and assisting with internal and external events including wedding receptions.


- Work with EMS Software system in planning and coordination of scheduling staff and events, including entering catering menus and details.


- Committed to delivering high quality customer service in an efficient manner, while being sensitive to the  service needs of the entire college community.


Responsible to direct, monitor, and assist catering and event    staff members to ensure highest customer satisfaction.


- In Accordance to the Catering Standards, monitor food preparation and methods, size of portions, and garnishing and presentation of food.


- As directed by the Catering Manager, responsible toorder catering goods and beverages.


- Responsible to backup and perform Catering Manager’s duties in his/her absence.



Application Process: Applications are accepted online at http://employment.csbsju.edu . A complete application includes completion of the applicationform, resume and cover letter.

Women, individuals of diverse racialand cultural backgrounds, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 The College of Saint Benedict is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.




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