Lounge Manager University of New South Wales Australia

Lounge Manager


Job no: 495594

Work type: Fixed term / Full time

Location: Sydney, NSW

Categories: Estate / Facilities Management

  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best


At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

UNSW Hospitality’s core purpose is to create a consistent high-quality event and hospitality experience at UNSW.


The team provides end to end event management services, catering, venue management, audio visual support, and theatre production to the UNSW community and external clients.


The business unit is commencing on a journey to deliver an ambitious new business strategy that will increase product offerings and service levels, to result in a growth of client satisfaction, internal utilisation, and revenue generation.


In April 2019 as part of this strategy, Hospitality will be launching the Lounge: a brand-new contemporary staff dining space on campus for staff, guests and alumni to socialise, engage, collaborate and dine in a quality modern and stylish high-end restaurant facility.


We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Lounge Manager to take ownership of this exciting new venue.


About the role

  • $83,653 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading
  • Fixed term 24 months
  • Full-time


Leading a fast-paced Hospitality team, the Lounge Manager will be responsible for all day-to-day operations of the Lounge as well as driving all aspects of service standards including ensuring the quality of the hospitality experience provided to all customers as all times.


The position will have a key role with the project delivery and the establishment and training of an exceptional, high performing team of staff to support and service all aspects of the Lounge.


About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have extensive experience in the hospitality industry including 5+ years in a management position
  • Proven ability to lead a team to provide an exceptional hospitality experience
  • Excellent customer service coupled with exceptional communication skills
  • A passion for food and wine with a focus on organic and sustainability.


You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.


Download File Position Description - Lounge Manager.pdf



Padaric Meredith-Keller

E: padaric@unsw.edu.au

T: (61 2) 9385 1515

Applications close: Sunday 13th January 2019



UNSW is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity

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Position Description

Advertised: 21 Nov 2018 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 13 Jan 2019 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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