Bar and Concession Coordinator

Website Mount Royal University

Job Description:

The Bar and Concession Coordinator (BCC) is an integral part of the Event, Theatre, and Hospitality Services team at MRU. The BCC will provide bar and concession administrative support, ordering/receiving, inventorying, setup and operation as well as team leadership and oversight for all services with a focus on patron experience. Typical service locations include the Bella Concert Hall, Wright and Leacock Theatres, Ross Glen Hall, Transalta Pavilion, Riddell Library and Learning Centre, Lincoln Park Campus, Cougars Athletics Concourse, the EA, and EB buildings as well as other MRU Spaces on a case by case basis.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Other duties as assigned by the DETHS
  • Maintaining a comprehensive inventory of all bar supplies and products
  • Coordinating and overseeing all bar department activities
  • Ensuring that pre service counts match end of day inventories and receipts
  • Abiding by all University rules and regulations
  • Ordering, receiving and stocking all bar products, while ensuring adequate product rotation to realise maximum product freshness and inventory utilisation
  • Facilitating daily operations of all bars and concessions, such as ensuring the current liquor licence, food licence and business licences are up to date, maintaining regular contact with suppliers, taking inventory and reordering supplies
  • Inspecting and maintaining the payment processing system, inventory system and all bar equipment
  • Working with the DETHS to establish service levels, product offerings, and operational protocols
  • Ensuring all communications are efficient and contributing to the effectiveness of the team
  • Ensuring all bar equipment is set up properly, fully functional and working adequately
  • Supervising and guiding bartenders in cooperation with an Event Liaison for events and performances
  • Ensuring all work is being carried out in a safe manner in accordance with MRU safety policies
  • Attending area meetings with the Event and Theatre Services team as well as scheduling and production meetings
  • Assisting bartenders and an Event Liaison when required
  • Working with the bartending team to provide clients and customers with the highest level of service
  • Ensuring that staff certifications are current and up to date including PROSERVE, WHIMIS, and First Aid (where applicable)
  • Working on the floor during bar and concession services in a leadership and service role as business levels demand
  • Preparing remote bar equipment for service in various locations on MRU campus
  • Reporting any injuries or damage to the DETHS
  • Ensuring the safety and security of the bar equipment

Job Requirements:

  • Class 5 driver’s licence and access to a vehicle for pickup of perishable and other Bar and Concession items as required
  • Able to comfortably lift and move up to 25 kilograms
  • Previous experience in roles such as Bar Coordinator, Bar Manager or Restaurant Manager would be considered an asset
  • Proserve, WHIMIS, and First Aid are required for this position (can be acquired after hiring)
  • Knowledge and experience with conducting inventories, ordering and rotating products is considered an asset
  • Experience in live music events, performing arts, conference and corporate events is considered an asset
  • Ability to work well under pressure and in high stress environments is considered an asset
  • A minimum of 1 years experience as a Bartender or other related hospitality industry position (such as server)
  • Computer and software experience (Payment Processing Systems, Microsoft Office, Google Suite. Square, BarkeepApp)
  • Knowledge and experience setting up, running, stocking, restocking, and cleaning bars is considered an asset
  • Organizational, communication and time management skills
  • Basic PPE is required for the position such as gloves, steel toed boots, etc.

Job Details:

Company:  Mount Royal University

Job Category: Education

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Calgary, Alberta, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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