Lehigh Dining Catering Event Planner

Job Locations US-PA-BETHLEHEM
System ID
734519
Category
Food Service
Employment Status
Full-Time
Unit Name
Lehigh University Dining Services, Catering
Unit Contact
Debra Bruder 610-758-4192
Target Hourly Rate
$17 based on experience, $200 sign on bonus

UNIT DESCRIPTION

Looking for a work – life balance? This is the job for you!

Join our diverse and dynamic team at Lehigh Dining Services

We are located on the beautiful campus of Lehigh University, in the Southside of Bethlehem

29 Trembley Drive Bethlehem, PA 18015

 

Apply today and receive a call from our Team Coordinator

 

Now Hiring for: Catering Event Planner $200 sign on BONUS

  • Full time position
  • Ability to communicate clearly with clients and Catering team
  • Demonstrate willingness to learn

All employees receive:

  • Paid training and ServSafe certification for lead cooks and supervisors
  • Opportunities for growth and development
  • Free uniforms
  • Meals while working
  • Flexible schedules
  • Paid parking
  • Retirement 401K plan with company matching
  • $100 -$200 refer a friend and other employee incentive programs
  • Reduced summer and winter hours allow you to vacation and spend time with your family and friends

 Full time employees also receive:

  • Vacation time
  • Sick time
  • Options of medical, vision, dental
  • Long term and short term disability and more

Were you referred by a current employee? Please enter their name in the “Please include any other information you think would be helpful” area of the application

 

 

Start with Sodexo, stay with Sodexo! Sodexo is a global company with opportunity to advance, move or travel. 

Any questions please call
Debra Bruder 
Ops Manager HR

29 Trembley Drive

Bethlehem, PA 18015
610.758.4192

Benefits Eligibility

Full Time Benefits: At Sodexo, we believe every employee should have the resources to be their best. As part of our overall rewards, we offer benefits programs designed to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle including health, dental and vision insurance. We also offer other benefits like paid time off, financial and savings programs and access to our employee assistance program and other discounts (eligibility varies by unit and may not be available to all employees).

Position Summary

The Coordinator will effectively serve as a point of contact for events such as caterings, reservations, bookings and other services. The general responsibilities of the position include those listed below, but Sodexo may identify other responsibilities of the position. These responsibilities may differ among accounts, depending on business necessities and client requirements.

 

General Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a point of contact for reservations, bookings, equipment, catering and other suchservices.
  • Communicates to internal and external clients.
  • Performs some administrative tasks such as arranging meetings, developing agendas andpreparing progress reports.
  • Coordinates logistics, setup/knockdown and on-site problem resolution.
  • May assist in daily coordination of projects, including preparing and maintaining project plans,budgets and staffing requirements.
  • Tracks progress and identifies/resolves obstacles.
  • Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures.
  • Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments.
  • Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner.
  • Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Willingness to be open to learning and growing.
  • Maturity of judgment and behavior.
  • Maintains high standards for work areas and appearance.
  • Maintains a positive attitude.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule helpful.
  • Must comply with any dress code requirements.
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends and some holidays.
  • Attends work and shows up for scheduled shift on time with satisfactory regularity.

 

Experience/Knowledge:

  • High School diploma, GED, or equivalent experience preferred.
  • 0 to 2 years related experience.

 

Skills/Aptitude:

  • Presents self in a highly professional manner to others and understands that honesty and ethics are essential.
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude.
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers and other departments with professionalism and respect.
  • Maintains a professional relationship with all coworkers, vendor representatives, supervisors, managers, customers, and client representatives.
  • Must have basic phone and computer skills (email, texting, etc.).
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work well alone and in a team.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus, with or without corrective lenses.
  • Significant walking or other means of mobility.
  • Ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).
  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and/or pull, and frequently lift up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift/move 40 pounds.

 

Working Conditions (may add additional conditions specific to defined work location):

  • Generally in an indoor setting; however, may supervise outside activities and events.
  • Varying schedule to include evenings, holidays, weekends and extended hours as business dictates.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is primarily in a controlled, temperate environment; however, may be exposed to heat/cold during support of outside activities.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

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