Casual Bar Supervisor

Job No: USU623
Location: Camperdown, Sydney, NSW

  • Up to full time casual hours are available
  • Work at the iconic Bars on the University of Sydney main campus
  • Start in January 2023



Manning and Hermanns Bar are the centrepiece of campus culture at the University of Sydney Camperdown. We are looking for experienced Casual Bar Supervisors with a love for all things hospitality, good music and a passion for delivering exceptional customer service to join our new team!

This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to be part of a fun, dynamic team with an amazing culture. So if this is what you are looking for, we want you to bring your positivity, friendly fun-loving personality to the team!



  • Free USU Rewards membership on commencement worth up to $150
  • A daily meal allowance/discounts to be used at all USU F&B and Retail outlets (working over 5 hours)
  • Access to a range of discounts on thousands of products such as life insurance, mobile phones, and even gaming equipment!
  • Two days of paid training
  • Penalty rates included working past 6pm on weekdays and higher penalty rates for working on events on weekends



  • Using your exceptional supervisory skills to make sure day to day operations of USU’s Bars efficiently and effectively, ensuring all customers feel welcome in our fun campus environment
  • A variety of duties including managing staff and events, stock control, customer service and complying with NSW Liquor & Gaming regulations.
  • Assist Venue Manager with overall venue management and delivery of live music, comedy and student events.



  • At least 1 year supervisory experience within a pub/hotel bar or small bar environment or similar
  • At least 2 years’ experience as a bartender in a pub/hotel or small bar
  • Experience working in a live music venue will be highly regarded
  • Experience in pouring high volumes of draught (tap) beer, making mixed drinks and taking food orders in a fast-paced environment
  • Previous experience working in an environment with young clientele (18-24 year olds)
  • Current Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) photo card
  • Demonstrated strong understanding of touch screen point of sale systems (POS systems)



This is a casual role with up to 25 hours a week available during In-Semester.

*Mostly weekends with an occasional shift during the weekdays.



$29.11 per hour +10.5% superannuation + attractive penalty rates

**Penalty rates included working past 6pm on weekdays and higher penalty rates for working on events on weekends



Monday 23rd January 2023 – or earlier for the right candidate, pending business requirements.



If you already work for USU, you have the chance to earn $50 for referring successful candidates for this role!



The Health and Safety of our community is extremely important to us and so we ask that applicants are double vaccinated with a recognised COVID-19 vaccination and can show us their COVID-19 digital certificate or a medical contraindication exemption certificate.

You must have the right to work and live in Australia to apply for this job.

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The USU (University of Sydney Union) is a not-for-profit organisation, whose purpose is to be the heart of campus life and we have been doing that since 1874.
Led by a student board elected by our members, the USU provides events on campus such as WelcomeFest, festivals, events and parties. We also run an amazing array of programs, including an active volunteering program and a Language Exchange Program, to name a few. We support over 200 Clubs and Societies as well as operate bars, food and retail outlets across campus, providing great coffee, fresh affordable food, graduation gown hire and official USYD merchandise

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We are committed to promoting a workplace of equal opportunities. We promote healthy living and aims to protect the health and safety of staff, members and visitors to the University by providing a Smoke-Free Workplace. We do not accept unsolicited agency applications.


Due to the volume of applications received, shortlisted applicants will be contacted within approximately 4 weeks of the role’s closing date (or 4 weeks from the date of application if there is no specified closing date).


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