Night shift managers are responsible for all night operations during overnight shift hours. They assist the front office manager and provide support to all members of the front office. They also ensure that all employees perform the assigned tasks and coordinate front office activities with other departments. Night shift managers earn an average salary of $31,000 annually or $14 per hour.
Night shift managers are tasked with ensuring adherence to company policies and procedures according to shift timing and work elements. They prepare and compile reports on production shortfalls and evaluate all issues on night shifts in a bid to recommend necessary changes for improvement. Part of their duties also includes informing all overnight staff of nightly activities and VIPs and repeat guests' arrival.
Night shift managers typically have a high school diploma or its equivalent. However, it will be best to have a bachelor's or associate's degree in business administration, restaurant management, or other related fields. Gaining proven work experience as a shift manager or a relevant role in a restaurant is also advisable and may prove beneficial in the long run.