Cafe Assistant Manager, Full time Non-Exempt



The Cafe Assistant Manager is responsible for assisting the Café Manager in overseeing all Cafe operations associated with Museum catered events and in the Stars Café.  This position assists in setting the example and ensuring the highest level of guest experience in the café and reports to the Cafe Manager.


Basic Function and Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Ability to provide excellent guest service while working in a very fast-paced environment supervising café operations

  • Proper cash handling including deposit processing in adherence with Museum Accounting processes and procedures

  • Assist with reconciling financials with Accounting, vendors and service providers

  • Run daily reports, share as needed, and input that information into database

  • Responsible for balancing cash drawers

  • Support management in scheduling issues and or conflicts

  • Identify and assess appropriate steps to resolve adverse situations

  • Inventory control: Assess inventory and assist in preparing product orders as necessary

  • Stock and restock items as necessary

  • Train and/or retrain Café Staff as needed on all procedures and upselling

  • Copy, file, and /or prepare paperwork as needed

  • Insure all sanitation procedures are followed relating to all local licensing regulations

  • Support management in overseeing designated opening and closing procedures to ensure areas are secure, efficient, and clean


Basic Requirements and Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • Prior Café Management experience preferred including POS systems and purchasing

  • Must utilize excellent guest service skills to enhance the museum experience and meet the needs of museum guests with a positive attitude

  • Must be able to multi-task and be self-motivated

  • Must be able to communicate clearly and congenially with patrons about museum services, products, and programs

  • Possesses excellent cash handling skills and knowledge of daily sales reporting

  • Adherence to a uniform policy and grooming standards -must present a neat, professional appearance

  • Qualified candidate will be a mature, responsible, dependable individual who enjoys working in a fast paced environment

  • Must satisfactorily fulfill all departmental training requirements

  • Must obtain food handler’s license, TABC license a plus

  • Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs.

  • Standing, stooping, and bending for long periods of time

  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule that includes nights, weekends, holidays and special events









Fun Fact

Five of the movies shown in the Omni Theater have been nominated for Academy Awards: The Living Sea, Dolphins, Cosmic Voyage, Alaska: Spirit of the Wild, and Special Effects: Anything Can Happen.  

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