The American University of Iraq - Baghdad

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Bartender – Faculty Club

Job Overview

Why the American University of Iraq – Baghdad?

Opening its doors in the Fall of 2020, the new American University of Iraq – Baghdad (AUIB) began as a dream of influential individuals in Iraqi and the United States business, industry and government who want to see a world-class institution of higher learning established in the city, reminiscent of the days when Baghdad was an educational mecca and flourishing capital of the Muslim world. With a great library, palatial college buildings and student centers, state-of-the-art classrooms, laboratories, and athletic facilities, AUIB will be a beautiful campus attracting students, faculty, and staff from throughout the world. We invite you to join us in this exciting new venture.

We invite applications and nominations for a position of:

Bartender

This position will report directly to the Chef.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

AUIB is looking for a competent Bartender who will be responsible for preparing beverages for patrons and serving them at the bar or through the waiters. Maintaining a clean and organized work environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Mixing beverages using an extensive range of ingredients including liquor, bitters, soda, water, sugar, and fruits
  • Taking beverage orders from customers or wait staff and serving drinks as requested, paying extreme attention to detail
  • Satisfying patron requests in a timely manner
  • Assessing customer preferences and making drink recommendations
  • Providing a positive and friendly guest experience by interacting with patrons
  • Collecting money for drinks served and providing change as needed
  • Checking identification to verify legal age requirements for all customers
  • Balancing cash receipts
  • Keeping a well-stocked bar with an adequate supply of liquor, beer, wine, mixers, ice, napkins, straws, glassware, and other accessories
  • Cleaning the bar, tables, chairs, and work area to maintain a sanitary environment
  • Organizing the bar area to streamline drink preparation and inventory
  • Placing orders for liquor, beer, wine, and other supplies
  • Slicing, pitting, and preparing fruit garnishes for drinks
  • Planning bar menus
  • Creating unique drinks
  • Preparing and serving appetizers, snacks, or other food items for customers at the bar
  • Complying with all food and beverage regulations
  • Limiting customer problems by restricting alcohol intake and attempting to curtail inappropriate behavior

EXPERIENCE, SKILL AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Training or Experience with Bartending
  • Extensive Knowledge of Drink Mixing and Garnishing
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Positive Attitude
  • Personable demeanor
  • Multitasking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Organization
  • Ability to Stand for Long Periods
  • Strong Observational Skills
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Computer Literacy
  • Second Language a Plus.

Application Procedure:

Applications should include a cover letter addressing the requirements of the position, a curriculum vita, and contact information for three (3) professional references, a recent photo, and copies of degrees or certification. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Confidential review of materials and screening of candidates will begin immediately.