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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now(opens in a new window) Job no: 261634-US
Work type: Onsite, Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Dining and Catering Services

Job Summary:

This position will manage the Badger Market in the Medical Sciences Building. Duties includes hiring and
scheduling of staff, ordering food beverages and supplies, monitoring budget and providing customer
sales and service according to quality food, sanitation, production and services standards.

Responsibilities: Performs customer service and related activities in campus catering operations following established procedures and best practices to assure high quality catering services.
  • 20% Leads service for retail venues and catered events
  • 20% Works with catering customers to establish menus, service styles, and other details of catered events
  • 20% Performs routine and non-routine food preparation activities including cook to order and specialty foods
  • 20% Schedules, trains, and guides service staff and bartenders
  • 15% Cleans, inspects, and maintains kitchen equipment and work areas
  • 5% Adheres to federal, state, campus, and local food safety regulations, policies, and procedures
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


H.S. Diploma


Prior experience in stocking and merchandising store products, ordering and maintaining product inventory, working with POS (Cash Handling) and food ordering software. Prefer minimum 3 years in convenience/coffee house industry.


ServSafe Certification
Able to obtain within 3 months of hire.

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: Please visit for the most up-to-date information.

Work Schedule:

Primarily Monday-Friday 7:30am-4pm with a 30 minute lunch break. This position is required to work occasional weekends, holidays and special events.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $18.75 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Additional Information:

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 of Recreation and Wellbeing.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter as a part of the application process. Please outline your relevant work experience as it relates to the qualifications.


Jenny Lee
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:

Retail/Catering Lead(DS014)



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:

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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