Job Description

INTRODUCTION:

COOK - 2 POSITIONS

 

 

Official UW Title:  Cook

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum / Required 

Experience preparing food and working with food service equipment. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

University Dining's Cook positions work with full time Dining staff, student managers, and student employees to prepare food items following established menus and recipes. This position is an academic year position, working full time hours during the academic year.  0.75 FTE.

 

Typical shifts for the positions are: 

  • Price Commons Cafeteria: 11:15AM-7:45PM M-Th; 10:45AM-7:15PM Friday, including rotating weekend shifts of every third weekend. Night and weekend shift differentials apply to this position.  
  • North Point Cafeteria: 11:15AM-7:45PM M-Th; 10:45AM-7:15PM Friday, including rotating weekend shifts of every third weekend. Night and weekend shift differentials apply to this position. 

Minimum starting salary is $16.20/hour. Shift differentials apply to this position. 

  • Night Differential (80 cents) - additional pay for all hours worked on a regularly scheduled shift during the period between 6:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. 
  • Weekend Differential (80 cents) - additional pay for all hours worked between 12:01a.m. on Saturday and 12:00a.m. midnight on Sunday. 

 

Physical Demands  

Lifting to 30# frequently and up to 50# occasionally is required of this position.  Constant standing and walking with frequent bending and stooping must be done to perform job tasks.  This position is also contingent upon passing an essential job function test.   

 

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION  

University Dining includes two cafeterias (Commons and North Point Dining) and retail dining options in the Memorial Student Center (food court & convenience store), express food locations around campus, catering, and concessions. Some locations operate year-round, and others are closed during the summer months. University Dining is the largest student employer on campus. University Dining is committed to maintaining our inclusive and diverse community of full time, part time, and student employees.  

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

 

Complete applications received by end of day, July 25, 2024 are ensured full consideration.  Applications submitted after July 25th may be reviewed at the discretion of the search committee or until position is filled.

 

To apply, click on the APPLY button or go to: https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us/careers-jobs

 

Required application materials

  1. Resume

 * All final candidates will be asked to provide names, email contact information, and/or phone numbers for three (3) references, with at least one being from a manager or supervisor, during the interview process. 

Applicants must complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application. 

 

Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.

 

Before starting the online application process, we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at: https://kb.uwss.wisconsin.edu/21900

 

It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodation for a qualified individual's disability.

 

For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:

Search Chair: Scott Bast

Email: basts@uwstout.edu 

 

If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required application materials, please contact:

Search Coordinator: Jason Horzewski

Email: horzewskij@uwstout.edu 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 

 

The hourly rate for this position is based on experience and available budget.  A six-month probationary period is required.  The Universities of Wisconsin provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan, demonstrating our commitment to the diverse needs of our employees.

 

 

UW-Stout is committed to nondiscrimination in its employment practices and to equal employment opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate against, harass or retaliate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, age, sex (as defined in state and federal law), sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, pregnancy, marital or parental status, genetic information, arrest record, conviction record, military service, veteran status, use or nonuse of lawful products off the employer's premises during non-working hours, political affiliation, declining to attend a meeting or participate in any communication about religious matters or political matters, honesty testing, or any other category protected by law. 

 

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout welcomes applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans, individuals with disabilities and from historically excluded populations. At UW-Stout we value our differences and welcome diverse perspectives as we continually commit to developing an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees and students.   

 

Employment is contingent upon the final candidate's completing a criminal background check and being cleared to work by the Human Resources Office.  Employment is also contingent upon the final candidate passing reference checks and an essential job function test, as applicable. The reference check process includes asking the final candidate and most recent supervisor(s) questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. Final candidates with previous employment within the Universities of Wisconsin and State of WI agencies will be subject to additional reference checks. 

 

In response to a public records request, the Universities of Wisconsin will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

 

UW-Stout is committed to providing safety and security of all members of our community in accordance with the Clery Act. For campus safety information and crime statistics visit: https://www.uwstout.edu/life-stout/police-and-parking/clery-information

 

INSTITUTIONAL OVERVIEW 

 

University of Wisconsin-Stout, Wisconsin's only Polytechnic University, offers an unmatched career-focused education that combines applied learning, theory and research with real-world experience that prepares tomorrow's leaders to drive the future of business and industry. At UW-Stout, our students think and do from day one, and we are proud to produce lifelong learners, ethical leaders and responsible citizens who succeed in a global society.  

 

UW-Stout is recognized nationwide for its operational excellence. We were the first and remain the only full four-year public higher education institution in the nation to receive the Malcolm Baldrige Award, and we are dedicated to a process-improvement model that leverages the power of data and the value of our people. We believe in critical thinking and fact-informed decision making. We pursue sustainability in form and function and collaborate across campus and with our partners to solve problems in industry and society. And providing an equitable, diverse and inclusive environment for our faculty, staff and students to live, learn and work is a top priority. 

 

We offer 45+ undergraduate degrees, 20+ graduate degrees and 30+ professional certificates in Art, Design & Graphics; Business & Management; Education; Human & Social Sciences; Information Technology & Communications; and Science, Engineering & Math. Our first-class digital infrastructure and learning environments provide our nearly 7,000 students with every avenue to explore and personalize their success. And we invest in people who share our vision to advance our position as Wisconsin's only Polytechnic University and as a regional, national and international leader in higher education.  

Be a part of the future at UW-Stout. Learn more at https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us

 

University of Wisconsin-Stout is located in Menomonie, Wisconsin, a community an hour east of Minneapolis-St. Paul. A pillar of Wisconsin's Chippewa Valley and recognized as one of the best small towns in America, Menomonie provides an idyllic combination of natural beauty, outdoor recreation, boutiques and arts and culture with access to a metropolitan area. For more information about the UW-Stout community and region visit: https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us/our-community

 

Job Family: Staff



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