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CHEF - LINE COOK

Apply now Job no: 103126-US
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department:U HSG\DINING GORDON
Location: Madison
Categories: Food Service, Food Production

Position Vacancy ID:

103126

Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Working Title:

Chef - Line Cook

Official Title:

FOOD PRODUCTION ASST(84800)

Hiring Department:

A853800-UNIVERSITY HOUSING/DINING GORDON

FTE:

100%

Term:

This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $15.35

Job Summary:

The Division of University Housing is committed to providing an exceptional workplace for its workforce of approximately 450 career staff members and over 2,000 students. University Housing provides an inclusive and safe working environment that promotes engagement, empowerment, and professional development. University Housing operates nineteen residence halls across the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, providing a home to over 7,400 undergraduate students. We also operate three apartment communities, serving about 3,000 graduate students, academic staff, postdoctoral researchers, faculty, and their families. In addition, we manage seven dining venues across campus, and provide conference group and youth camp housing throughout the summer months.

University Housing is divided into five main departments: Administration, Dining & Culinary Services, Residence Hall Facilities, Residence Life, and University Apartments. Whether we're launching new academic support services, testing out a new recipe, renovating resident rooms, organizing welcome events, cleaning our facilities, or inviting a new summer youth camp to campus, everything that we do is to support the mission of the University and fulfill University Housing's goal to be, "The place everyone wants to live."

Dining and Culinary Services has locations in six buildings throughout campus including Markets, Convenience Stores, Catering, and Coffeehouses. Dining and Culinary Services provides affordable and innovative dining options to residents, guests, and staff.

Under the general supervision of the Unit Chef, this position is responsible for assisting in the leading and monitoring of the work of university, temporary and student staff in University Housing's Dining & Culinary Services. This position will support University Housing's mission of an exceptional customer experience through the delivery of extraordinary food in all service areas. The Food Production Assistant functions in this capacity in an a la carte food operation of University Housing's Dining and Culinary Services, with meal service from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. daily. This position requires the leading and monitoring of preparation, production and service of a wide variety of food and beverage choice in market style dining operations with multiple service platforms. The Food Production Assistant must be comfortable with made-to-order and display cooking food preparation.

This position's daily responsibilities will include, but are not limited to preparation, production and service of a variety of hot and cold food items, using organizational tools and recipes, as well as a variety of preparation and cooking techniques.

Provide support and assist as needed in the implementation of plans and procedures in the even of an emergency.

Dining and Culinary Services is committed to demonstrating our Division of University Housing Core Values: Care in how we approach people and our work; Creativity in solving problems; Integrity in our interactions with staff and customers; Optimism, focusing on opportunities and positive outcomes; Respect for the differences, strengths, and potential in people; Stewardship of human, financial and natural resources; and Excellence in customer satisfaction and communication.

University Housing is an essential services provider and all University Housing employees are part of this commitment to our residents and guests. University Housing is unique from many other state agencies and university departments because we cannot close as our services must be maintained at all times.

Requirements:

English Proficiency Required - This position requires one or more of the following abilities: ability to speak, read, write, and/or understand verbal instructions in English

Additional Requirements:

-Physical requirements: Long periods of standing and walking and frequent lifting of objects weighing approximately 50 pounds; frequent pulling and pushing of carts weighing approximately 200 pounds.

-Must have dexterity to handle product, kitchen tools and equipment.

-Licenses/Certifications/Degree: ServSafe Certification preferred

-Preferred minimum years of experience: At least 1 year of food production experience required, preference will be given to candidates with more than 1 year of experience.

-UW-Madison University Housing experience preferred.

-Previous experience working in an institutional food service setting, large-scale production kitchen, or high end dining preferred.

-Leadership or training experience preferred.

-A degree from an accredited Culinary Institution is preferred.

-A Criminal Background Check will be conducted on all finalists

Schedule Comment:

Primary schedule below. Schedule alterations as operations and position expectations demand.

Week 1
Sunday: 7:30am to 4:00pm
Monday: Day Off
Tuesday: 9:00am to 5:30pm
Wednesday: 9:00am to 5:30pm
Thursday: 9:00am to 5:30pm
Friday: 9:00am to 5:30pm
Saturday: Day Off

Week 2
Sunday: Day Off
Monday: 9:00am to 5:30pm
Tuesday: 9:00am to 5:30pm
Wednesday: 9:00am to 5:30pm
Thursday: Day Off
Friday: 9:00am to 5:30pm
Saturday: 7:30am to 4:00pm

Contact:

Ashley Wright-Lannoy
hr@housing.wisc.edu
608-262-2766
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply online, applicants must submit a resume, work history, and references within the online application system.

Please identify three professional references that will be able to speak towards your performance in your current and/or most recent positions. University Housing requires that at least two of the three references be either your current or most recent supervisors. When listing your references to contact, please include the following information:
- Name
-Title of their position and relationship to you
-Phone number
-E-mail address

Online applications must be received by 11:55pm on Monday, October 30, 2017. Failure to submit complete application materials will result in ineligibility for this position. A criminal background check will be conducted on all finalists. The starting rate for this position will be $15.35 or higher per hour, based on qualifications.

By applying for this vacancy, applicants will be considered for all current or upcoming University Housing vacancies in this title. For a full list, visit www.housing.wisc.edu/jobs-career.htm.

Additional Link: Full Position Details
  NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required
  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

 

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