Assistant Director of Retail
Summary of Job Details
The Assistant Director of Retail oversees the daily operations of three café’s, two coffee programs and two c-stores/markets. Responsibilities include Staff Development and Training of three (3) career managers, twelve (12) student managers and 250 - 275 part time student staff. Financial responsibilities include managing a budget in excess of $4.0M, writing annual budgets for each location, and making recommendations to exceed annual budget. Responsible for the Marketing and Merchandising of all units. Utilizes planograms to increase store sales and takes advantage of Vendor or Distributor marketing programs. Participates in the bid process for grocery, coffee, snack and candy vending, and the campus Pouring Rights contract.
Hospitality/Culinary or Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent combination of education and experience
Minimum 6 years of progressive experience in collegiate or high volume food foodservice operations or, retail/convenience store, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
Advanced supervisory and communication skills to direct the work of others and interact successfully within a large diverse staff. Strong experience in providing leadership to a management team in a high volume foodservice environment.
Responsible for creating menus following industry trends.
A high degree of flexibility, energy, initiative, problem solving and resourcefulness is required. Demonstrated leadership abilities, customer service and communication skills, interpersonal savvy, strategic and organization agility, managing vision and purpose, innovation management and business acumen.
Highly developed organizational skills, including attention to detail, accuracy, and ability to manage multiple and often conflicting priorities, meet deadlines and delegate with accountability.
Financial and analytical skills to manage food cost, labor and controllable targets. Individuals must be self-motivated and have the ability to work in a collaborative team environment.
Intermediate computer applications skills; must be proficient with desktop and mobile productivity tools.
Special Conditions of Employment
Satisfactory conviction history background check.
UCSB is a Tobacco-Free environment.
Must maintain valid CA DL, a clean DMV record and enrollment in DMV Pull-Notice Program.
2 positions are being recruited for:
Position 1- Sunday - Thursday 9am-6pm
Position 2- Tuesday- Saturday 9am-6pm
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Application review begins: 8/18/2022
Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu