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Supervisor, Food Services



Open Date 09/11/2017
Requisition Number PRN15241B
Job Title Supervisor, Food Services
Working Title Starbucks Assistant Manager
Job Grade C
FLSA Code Nonexempt
Patient Care Job Code? No
Standard Hours per Week 40
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Shift Variable
Work Schedule Summary

M-F 40 hours a week, flexible schedule. Hiring for closing shift 9a-6p. Store hours are M-F 7:30a-6p, Sa 11a-4p

VP Area President
Department 00435 - University Campus Store
Location Campus
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range $13.00 to $15.00 DOE
Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.
Open Until Filled

NOTE: May close at anytime.
Job Summary

This position contributes to the Starbucks success by assisting the store manager in executing store operations. This job assists and supervises a team of store partners to create and maintain the Starbucks experience for our customers. The incumbent is responsible for modeling and acting in accordance with The University of Utah and Starbucks principles. Supervises employees or processes by coordinating and overseeing work assignments within department. Ensures relevant policies, procedures and laws are implemented. Establishes quality standards and maintains cleanliness of facility in accordance with regulations.


Key responsibilities include:
• Display a customer first attitude with training.
• Contributes to positive team environment by recognizing alarms or changes in partner morale and performance and communicating them to the store manager.
• Develops positive relationships with team by understanding customer needs and the needs of the community in which the store is located.
• Supports store manager in implementing company programs by working directly with shift team to execute action plans that meet operational and organization objectives.
• Act as a coach and mentor to part-time staff by assessing performance, providing feedback and coaching to improve performance. Giving effective employment decisions to the store manager.
• In conjunction with store manager is expected to meet minimum sales goals in excess of one million dollars.

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Minimum Qualifications

Five years of experience in a related field, with two of those years working as a supervisor, or equivalency; knowledge of related trade or department specific equipment, systems and procedures. Demonstrated organizational, human relations and effective communication skills are also required.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


• At least two years retail experience
• At least one year within a restaurant environment
• Experience directing/training the work of others.
• The ability to work quickly and accurately in a fast paced environment
• Able to work independently when necessary
• Highly motivated with consistent work ethic
• Previous knowledge of Starbucks operations
• Strong leadership skills.

Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.
To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), email:

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have five or more years of related work experience or equivalency?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have two or more years of supervisory experience or equivalency?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 – Member Copy 4) – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169
  3. Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission