Assistant Manager/Mashgiach

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Work type: Staff Full-time
Department: Food Services
Location: Beren Campus, 245 Lexington Avenue, NY, NY
Categories: Food Services

Position Summary:      

The Assistant Manager / Mashgiach supervises the preparation of all dining areas and maintains an inventory of assigned areas. This position will also share the responsibility of overseeing vending machines throughout the Manhattan campuses. As Mashgiach this position will perform a variety of duties relating to handling, preparing, storing, and serving kosher meals to ensure compliance with Jewish dietary laws. This position will cover the various downtown locations (215, 245, and Brookdale)


The schedule for this position is Monday- Wednesday 6:00 am-2:30 pm, Thursday 6:00 am - 3:30 pm; Sunday 9:30 am-7:30 pm.

Position Responsibilities:

Assistant Manager


  • Assign daily food production numbers, portion size and count, recipe search, and tasting for quality or adjustment
  • Maintain inventory control, including paper goods items, juices, and other beverages. Ensure that there is enough bread, Danish, and deserts daily
  • Maintain count of food and any extra production for catering
  • Oversee hot food and sandwich lines during lunch hours
  • Supervise cashiers
  • Observe price verification on deliveries
  • Communicate with customers by taking orders and setting up menu ideas for meetings and seminars
  • Respond to customer inquiries
  • Design the layout of banquet tables and food trays
  • Maintain accounting procedures, cash control, inventory control, and the First In First Out (FIFO) method
  • Operate small motor vehicles for the purpose of restocking vending machines



  • Perform a variety of duties relating to handling, preparing, storing, and serving Kosher meals to assure compliance with Jewish dietary laws
  • Instruct personnel in proper procedures for food handling

Experience & Educational Background:

  • Associate’s Degree in Food Technology or Business plus 3-5 years of food service experience
  • Some catering experience preferred
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Read and understand Hebrew
  • Knowledge of Kashruth laws

Skills & Competencies:

  • Speaks clearly and expresses self well in one-on-one conversations and groups
  • Develops effective written communications and uses them appropriately
  • Interacts and proactively shares information with internal and external contacts where appropriate
  • Develops effective relationships with peers, students, and employees
  • Assumes responsibility to ensure issues/concerns will be addressed and monitors them through the conclusion
  • Identifies, defines, and analyzes information and situations before recommending a course of action
  • Effectively manages own time and resources
  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem-solve food service-related issues as needed

Salary Range:

$24.00 - $25.50 per hour

About Us:       

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more. 

We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan, and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do, and for all those we serve.  We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross-section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks of paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

Equal Employment Opportunity:           

Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans.

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