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Food Service Area Supervisor

University/Agency Eastern Illinois University
Civil Service Classification Food Service Area Supervisor
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Posting Duration 11/23/2022 - 12/1/2022
Probationary Period 6 months

Job Description

Panther Dining is a division within Student Affairs that operates three residential dining centers, a food court, Panther Catering, a C-Store (Thomas Marketplace) and a coffee shop (Java B&B). We serve the EIU campus community and its guests with high-quality, efficient, and innovative dining options in a variety of settings. We add value to our customer’s on-campus experience by providing welcoming and inclusive dining facilities, high-quality food, and experienced and professional staff who care about those they serve and enjoy the relationships they build.

Our goal is to recruit and build a talented food service team here at EIU. We are seeking individuals that have a passion for food services, enjoys working with people and are looking for a great way to enter the industry. Working in food service offers many opportunities for advancement of your career, but it generally requires little in the way of skills and specialized experience to get started.


Primary responsibilities of the position include:
• Supervision of Panther Catering kitchen and events with general supervision from the Catering Supervisors and Unit Director
• Assists in supervision of operations of the Food Court including 4 venues, Grab & Go and the registers.
• Supervises and assists in preparation and service of food.
• Assists in menu planning and ordering inventory.
• Supervises and assists in routine maintenance and cleaning.
• Maintains necessary records.
• Assists with the training of employees.
• Promotes good safety and sanitation procedures.
• Assists with development and practice of security regulations.
• Promotes good customer relations.


$16.00 - $17.50/hr


Food Service Area Supervisor

Contact Information

University/Agency Eastern Illinois University
Department/College Human Resources
Contact Haylee A Brickey
Phone Number 12175813463
Address Department of Human Resources – Employment
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
Comments Salary: $16.00 - $17.50 / hour
In addition to the salary listed above, this full-time position offers an excellent benefits package, including competitive employee insurance premiums as well as flexible options for medical coverage. Vision insurance is included at no cost and dental insurance is available. Eligible employees participate in the State University Retirement System, which offers medical insurance upon retirement. Tuition waivers are offered for continued educational goals, and a generous paid time off package includes at least 11 paid holidays, earned vacation and sick time. You will also receive a free meal during your shift. AA/EEOE

The Civil Service Examination for this classification is a credentials assessment. No participation other than the submission of applicant materials is required from qualified applicants. To apply, you may submit a completed application, resume, references, and transcripts online. The deadline for application is December 1st, 2022.