Manager of Restaurants

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – K – Exempt
Work Unit:
Auxiliary and Business Services
Penn State Hospitality Services
Full/Part Time:


Opportunity for Career growth. Dynamic, professional team. Competitive salary and benefits. The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, one of two premier properties owned and operated by The Pennsylvania State University under the Penn State Hospitality Services (PSHS) umbrella, with two restaurants, The Gardens Restaurant and Legends Pub. Candidate would oversee the daily operations of the two restaurants and room service. Responsible for coordinating the duties of the assistant managers, supervisors and line staff as well as communicating with the Executive Chef and culinary department to successfully conduct daily business functions, which include a strong focus on customer relations and team mentoring and development. Interview, hire, train, evaluate, monitor, motivate and schedule all staff and track performance. Develop and maintain relationships with guests and community representatives. Evaluate guest feedback and implement action plans for continual improvement. Coordinate with Marketing Director on promotions for both restaurants and develop in-house marketing strategies, including special events, holidays and no-conference bookings. Develop and implement budgets for all restaurant operations. Key operator for Micros point-of-sale system and Penn State University payroll and employee systems. Maintain weekly and monthly inventory and control of all alcohol products for the on-premise liquor license. Maintain targeted beverage costs, quality and service standards and uphold the liquor license guidelines dictated by the PLCB and supporting house policies. Attend operational meetings. Collaborate with other departments within the conference center to organize and implement events. The candidate must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. The candidate must be energetic, outgoing and give top priority to complete customer satisfaction. Strong commitment to diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace and in customer service required. Proficiency in the Micros point-of-sales system, Microsoft and Excel is preferred. Previous hotel-restaurant management experience and flexibility in work schedule are priorities. For more property details, visit our website Position is eligible for full Penn State benefits including various options of health, vision and dental insurance; generous earned paid time off; choice of two retirement plans; and 75% tuition discount for eligible family members. Strong commitment to diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace and in customer service required. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088