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Reporting to and under general direction of the Director of Culinary Operations, with additional lead work direction from the Associate Director of Culinary Services, the Operations Analyst performs varied administrative, technical and analytical duties and provides day-to-day administrative operations support for the University Culinary Services (UCS) department. Specifically, the incumbent provides program and system leadership for menu management and inventory including, but not limited to, analysis of yielding recipes and production records, ensuring alignment with system(s) and budget goals to control food and costs from the ShiftPlanning and PeopleSoft software, providing inventory pricing updates and nutritional information to meet budgeted food cost goals, reviewing sales to labor hours each semester and weekly for catering and concessions in all campus venues, and collaborating with managers to determine opportunities to meet labor budget goals. Work requires regular participation in the planning and development of activities and, as required, independent determination of methods to meet programmatic, departmental, or administrative goals. The incumbent handles multiple priorities and re-prioritizes as necessary to ensure project tasks, timelines, scope and resources are in accordance with program and departmental deadlines and needs. Contacts involve integration with all levels inside and outside the University, and may include dealing with sensitive and confidential information and situations. In addition, the incumbent provides lead work direction and training to student assistants.
This position requires a bachelor's degree and/or the equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies and creation of SOP books, procedures, practices, or programs, plus four years of related experience. Two years of retail and customer service experience and a working knowledge of food and recipe understanding is preferred. Intermediate proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel). Knowledge of Google Suite, an inventory management system, Shiftplanning (labor scheduling), Caterease (Catering booking) and Quadpoint/Sequoia (Register system) highly preferred.
Salary and Benefits
Starting salary placement depends on qualifications and experience and is anticipated to be in the range of $5,022 to $5,686 a month. This is a full time, exempt position, which will lead toward permanent status following the successful completion of a probationary period.
This position is eligible for a broad range of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), tuition waiver, vacation and sick leave. In addition, 14 paid holidays are offered each year; 13 scheduled on specific days and a Personal Holiday that may be taken any time during the year.
A comprehensive benefits summary for this position is available online by clicking here to be taken to the CSU benefits page.
For eligible employees, CSUEU collective bargaining agreement Article 17.10 will be honored.
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