Patina at Alumni Court
Be part of an organisation with a meaningful purpose and impact
17% superannuation contributions and 17.5% annual leave loading
Based at the Alumni Court UQ, St Lucia Campus
As part of the UQ community, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside the brightest minds, who have joined us from all over the world.
Everyone here has a role to play. As a member of our professional staff cohort, you will be actively involved in working towards our vision of a better world.
Join a community where excellence is at the core of our culture, contributions are valued and a range of benefits and rewards are available, such as:
26 weeks paid parental leave or 14 weeks paid primary caregiver leave
Health and wellness discounts – fitness passport access, free yearly flu vaccinations, discounted health insurance, and access to our Employee Assistance Program for staff and their immediate family
On campus childcare options
Discounted parking (from just $5 a day)
Salary packaging options
An excellent opportunity exists for an experienced, enthusiastic and career- focused Food and Beverage Manager to join the professional team at Patina at Alumni Court. This role is responsible for the effective and successful management of Patina at Alumni Court at the University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus, managing all facets of day-to-day operations while ensuring a high level of standards are maintained across restaurant, events, and off-site catering.
Patina at Alumni Court is a new restaurant constructed in the University of Queensland St Lucia Campus. With the dining space incorporating the heritage- listed former Radon Laboratory, accented with flairs inspired by its inner- city sister venue. Those familiar with Customs House's iconic copper dome may notice Patina's brass and copper-coloured finishes and luxe interiors that flourish in the open-air atmosphere created by the surrounding Alumni Gardens
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Oversee the day-to-day operations of the restaurant, and events at Patina at Alumni Court and off-site catering of events
Manage and update POS and reservation diary
Manage client liaison including site inspections and general information for visitors
Supporting in wine list and menu development activities
Ensure staff and patron care in accordance with policies and procedures
Function as Liquor Approved Manager
Manage processes related to stock control, ordering and maintenance of bar levels
Oversee and organise maintenance of equipment, furniture and the building as required
Overseeing the recruitment, selection, and onboarding of new employees in line with recruitment and selection policy and procedures
Facilitating the training of new staff and managing the ongoing training and development of all employees
Management and accountability for wage cost controls, rostering, time sheet approvals, finalisation of client accounts, production of banquet reports and end of shift balancing and reconciliation of bar takings
This is a Full-time (100% FTE), Fixed-term position until 30 June 2026. At HEW Level 6 , the full-time equivalent base salary will be $84,871 to $91,158 plus superannuation of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be $99,300 to $106,655 per annum.About You
Degree or Diploma in a business / hospitality management course or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and / or education / training
Current RMLV certificate and Liquor approved manager licence
Significant experience in the hospitality industry, including a five star restaurant or events environment
At least 3 years management level experience
Demonstrate a commitment to excellence of product and service
Strong leadership skills to train, supervise and build a successful team
Proactive in problem solving with a focus on continual improvement
Display high integrity and personal ethics
Have a positive attitude and be a team player that leads by example.
Demonstrate a customer-oriented focus
Ability to work under pressure and maintain a focus on overall objectives
In addition, the following mandatory requirements apply:
Work Rights: You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.
Background Checks: All final applicants for this position may be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.
To discuss this role please contact Mr Benjamin Hawley (Operations Manager - Customs House) at [email protected]
For application queries, please contact email@example.com stating the job reference number in the subject line.Want to Apply?
All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:
Cover letter addressing the ‘About You' section
Please note that you will be asked to add all documents into the one upload box labelled ‘resume', which is step one of the application form.
At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion. We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in our broader community, whether that be gender identity, LGBTQIA+, cultural and/or linguistic, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, or people with a disability. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to [email protected]
If you are a current employee (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.
Applications closes 21 November 2023 at 11.00pm AEST (R-32120)