University of St. Thomas

Banquet Supervisor (Supervisor I, Food Service)

Minneapolis, MN
Nov 17, 2018
Dec 17, 2018
r300192, 800004
University of St. Thomas
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Banquet Supervisor (Supervisor I, Food Service)
Posted Date 2 months ago(10/11/2018 9:45 AM)
Number of Openings 2
Closing Date Open Until Filled
Type of Search Staff
Who May Apply This position is open to all qualified applicants.
Position Number 300192, 800004
St Paul
Department/Unit Dining Services - Auxiliary Services
FLSA Status Non-Exempt/Hourly
Employment Type Full-Time Staff
Assigned Months per Year 12
Benefits Eligible Yes


The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Banquet Supervisor position within the Dining Services Department.

Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.


The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes:

  • Up to 100% tuition remission for employees, spouses, and dependents upon eligibility
  • A generous Employer retirement contribution of 9.4% of annual salary upon eligibility
  • Medical, dental, and vision options
  • Employer-paid disability, life, and AD&D benefits


The Banquet Supervisor position is responsible for carrying out the details of assigned catered events on the Saint Paul Campus as set by the Catering Manager. These job duties include; set-up, service, and clean-up of catered functions, supervising the staff, training of staff and student staff, and cleaning and maintaining catering storage areas, ordering and inventory. The banquet supervisor duties include ensuring that meals and events held on campus at the University run smoothly to exceed the customer's expectations.


1. This position is responsible for the carrying out the details of each catered event as designed and written by the Catering Manager. Duties to include; set-up of rooms/spaces and table specific to customer's orders, ensuring accuracy of items ordered by client as well as their readiness and presence in a prompt fashion, keeping standards of service, organize and/or direct wait staff throughout service and clean-up of events and meals, assigning deliveries.

2. This position is responsible for training and supervising the Head Wait Staff, student staff and temporary staff. Duties to include; instruction of daily catering tasks, training, keeping track of schedule in the absence of the Catering Manager, and coordinating and covering deliveries each day. Coach, develop and train students as wait staff and student managers who represent the University's Dining Services and Catering.

3. To maintain all catering storage areas of the Saint Paul Campus. Duties to include; cleaning, organizing, inventory of stock, placing orders or notifying proper manager when stock is needed.

4. This position will keep track of event order book and upcoming events. To include being aware of future events and ensuring the proper amount of staff is on hand to carry out the customer's needs. Will also assist in the billing process where needed.

5. Food Service Policies: it is expected that the banquet supervisor will adhere to these written policies and enforce them with the staff on the University Campus's. Each person under their responsibility should be issued a policy statement, review the information with the staff and then they are to sign the document and be given a copy.

6. All food service staff are required to follow the Health Department codes and regulations. Instructing and training staff in the proper cleaning methods and following the guidelines set by the university are an important part of our positions as food providers.

7. Customer service driven; enjoy working with students/staff/clients. Coordinate staff and events to accommodate expectations of any and all clients.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School education/diploma
  • Two (2) years of experience working in large-scale institutional food setting
  • Must possess, or be able to obtain within six (6) months of hire, a valid certification as a food manager with the State of Minnesota

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in preparation and volume cooking in a hotel, resort, restaurant, or university setting
  • Leadership skills, training and mentoring on the job


On the University of St. Thomas Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes uploading a resume and copy/pasting a job specific cover letter.

In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires consent and successful completion of a background screening.

The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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