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Job Summary

Michigan Dining is seeking temporary assistant managers.


10% Develop and adhere to standard operating procedures for the new coffee concept.

15% Train and develop employees to provide great service to guests.

10% Maintain a clean and organized operation at all times.

25% Ensure the operation is closed down properly each night.

25% Learn and perform general management duties, such as sales reporting, cash handling, ordering,

payroll, and inventory so s/he can run the operation in the absence of the manager.

10% Enforces food and workplace safety standards.

5% Performs other duties assigned by management.

Required Qualifications*

  • Associates Degree
  • Two years of experience in a restaurant of cafe setting, including some kind of a leadership role
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Passion for coffee and espresso

PLEASE NOTE:  Successful applicants will be asked to show proof that they can legally work in the US.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s Degree in hospitality, business, culinary arts or a related field
  • Management Experience in a coffee shop
  • Deep understanding and knowledge of coffee roasting, espresso making, and other techniques for brewing great coffee
  • Experience managing budgets
  • Experience with cash handling procedures

Additional Information

Position Criteria

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Basic Knife Skills
  • Strong Financial Acumen
  • Strong Organizational Skills
  • Ability to accept paradox and navigate through change
  • Can provide excellent customer service
  • Is a people person

Working Conditions

Must be available to work afternoons/evenings.

Physical Requirements

Able to maintain a static position for extended periods of time; move throughout the kitchen and facility as needed; and move and transport objects weighing up to 25# frequently, on occasion objects weighing up to 50#

Ability to manipulate and gather objects from various positions, often at low heights and from awkward positions

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.