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Apply now Job no: 241237-US
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Food Service, Food Production

Position Summary:

Under general supervision of the Food Service Manager, this position is responsible for assisting in leading the daily operations. Duties will include oversight of high volume and exceptional quality food preparation, presentation and customer service. Assist in the training and development of part-time staff to achieve the same professional standards throughout the unit.

Oversees daily food service operations and performs food preparation activities in environments such as dining, retail, and/or catering venues to ensure customer satisfaction and achieve food service goals.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

No Degree Required

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- Quick service cash sale restaurant operation.
- Basic knowledge of food preparation methods, techniques and equipment.
- Excellent customer service skills.
- Ability to train, lead and provide direction to part time staff.
- Sanitation requirements and procedures.

License or Certificate:

Possess or ability to obtain the following certifications within six months of hire:
1. Owner/operator bartender license
2. ServSafe Certification
3. State of Wisconsin Food Manager's License

Additional Information:

The Wisconsin Union operates two buildings on the UW-Madison campus. The Wisconsin Union is a financially self-supporting division of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Financial support for the organization is provided by income earned by twenty-two food service units and a variety of nonfood units such as games, guest rooms, space rentals and campus vending. Substantial support is also provided by student fees. The total annual organizational budget is approximately $45 million dollars.

The Wisconsin Union is part of Student Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, led by the
vice chancellor for student affairs. Our staff is dedicated to serving students and to helping them
succeed in and out of the classroom in areas including health and well-being, identity and inclusion, leadership and engagement, and student advocacy. Student Affairs includes departments led by the dean of students; departments that provide identity-based spaces and leadership resources; the Wisconsin Union; University Health Services; and University Recreation and Wellbeing.



Work Schedule:

The work schedule will vary, to include days, nights weekends and holidays as needed. Schedule will vary depending on business needs.
-Peak periods of the year, required minimum of 45 hours per week.
-Required 40 hours per week during non-peak periods.
-Required to work each home football game.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $20.19 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply online, applicants must submit a resume and cover letter within the online application system.

***Starting pay $18.00 with the opportunity to receive an additional $.80 per hour for night and weekend differential pay.

Hours worked on Saturday and Sunday after 6:00 pm receive both pay differentials for an additional $1.60 per hour.

Overtime pay earned for hours worked over 40 hours in a work week.

Potential to use vacation time during the last two weeks of the year when the building(s) are closed for the holiday season.

The applicant pool for this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.


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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. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:


  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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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