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Assistant Banquet Manager

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Assistant Banquet Manager
Role Title: Food Service Technician III
Posting Number: SW0180156
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center is searching for a well qualified candidate to join our Banquet team as the Assistant Banquet Manager. The successful candidate is responsible for the supervision of employees including schedules and directing banquet service staff according to the event orders. Works with clients and other managers to organize banquet operations to successfully plan and execute banquet service for food functions. Document, implement and maintain high standards of banquet service. Ensures excellent customer service and hospitality at all banquet events. Trains and coaches banquet wait staff, banquet bartenders, and banquet captains. Implements and models positive work standards in the banquet department. Conducts periodic sanitation inspections of food service areas. Assists in conducting beverage & equipment inventories and performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

Supervisory experience. Experience in customer service including banquets/catering, bar service and inventory controls, and basic cash handling. Working knowledge of common food and beverage products, and menu knowledge. Knowledge of food handling and sanitation requirements in the Food and Beverage industry. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Supervisory experience in a hotel/restaurant environment.
-Banquet/conference center experience.
-Working knowledge of Delphi Space Management Software.
-Working knowledge of Micros or similar POS.
-ServSafe Certification.

Employment Conditions: Alternate work schedule - If other than M-F, 8-5 please describe below
Must have a conviction check: Yes
Describe Other:

Holidays, Evenings, Nights and Weekends – Work Schedule will vary depending on hotel business demands.

Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

Applicants must complete the online application at www.jobs.vt.edu, posting number SW0180156.

Employee Category: Staff (Salary)
Appointment Type: Regular
If restricted or temporary, enter end date:
FLSA Status: Non-exempt: Eligible for overtime
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
If part time, enter Percent Time:
Pay Band: 3
Pay Range: Up to a budget max of $35,500; Commensurate with Experience
Department: The Inn at Virginia Tech
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: Varies to include nights, weekends, and holidays.
Posting Date: 03/06/2018
Review Begin Date: 03/20/2018
Job Close Date:
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/84681

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only).
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you first learn about this job opening?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - online
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    • Higher Ed Jobs (www.higheredjobs.com)
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium - HERC (www.hercjobs.org)
    • Diverse Jobs (www.diversejobs.net)
    • Insight Into Diversity (www.careers.insightintodiversity.com)
    • Indeed (www.indeed.com)
    • Roanoke Times Online (www.jobs.roanoke.com)
    • Commonwealth of Virginia Jobs (www.jobs.virginia.gov)
    • Virginia Tech job site (www.jobs.vt.edu)
    • Facebook
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Job Fair (please describe below)
    • Journal (please describe below)
    • Listserv (please describe below)
    • Newspaper - print (please describe below)
    • Professional Conference (please describe below)
    • From a friend/acquaintance not associated with Virginia Tech (please name below)
    • From a Virginia Tech employee/representative/recruiter (please name below)
    • Veteran related event/site (please describe below)
    • Virginia Employment Commission - VEC
    • Other Virginia Tech affiliated website (please describe below)
    • Other job board such as Simply Hired, Career Builder, etc. (please describe below)
    • Other - Not listed (please describe below)
  4. Please describe recruiting source identified in previous question (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. List of References