Food Service Assistant 4
JOB TITLE: Food Service Assistant 4
DEPARTMENT: University Dining Service
APPOINTMENT PERCENTAGE (FTE): 75%
ANTICIPATED START DATE: August 15, 2019
SALARY: Starting at $15.20
Under general supervision of the Unit Manager, this position is in the Memorial Student Center and assists in the maintenance of dining service standards that ensure an enjoyable dining experience for patrons and provide security of dining service operations, areas and assets. This position will be responsible for upholding University Dining Service standards by providing quality customer service, proper sanitation techniques, and properly using and caring for equipment. This position is also responsible for providing quality food to our customers which uphold our quality standards by following standardized recipes, proper portion control and our rotating menu cycle. This position is responsible for assisting in the training of student employees to assure the above standards are met by them as well. This position will lead a team of 4-15 employees on any one shift.
Knowledge of food safety and sanitation principles.
Food preparation skills.
Ability to work as part of a team.
Knowledge of and experience with coaching others, directing others, and training others.
Experience/knowledge of foodservice recordkeeping.
Food presentation and merchandising skills.
Experience with a variety of hot and cold food preparation methods.
Experience with cash register or point of sale terminal operation.
Customer service skills.
University Dining Service is a self-operated auxiliary on the UW-Stout Campus with a $10 million budget. The department has three facilities that house and provide services at other location across the campus: Merle Price Commons, North Point Dining and the Memorial Student Center. There are two cafeterias, Commons and North Point, retail outlets in the Student Center, (food court & marketplace) express locations in academic buildings and c-stores in cafeterias. Campus catering and concessions are also functions of this department. The department has 41 permanent staff and over 500 student employees. Some locations operate year-round and others are closed during the summer period.
The University of Wisconsin-Stout offers a rich, dynamic and collaborative environment in which to work and grow. A member of the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Stout is unique within the system--it is named after its founder, James Huff Stout, and holds the distinction of being Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, a designation which highlights our combination of applied learning, real-world experiences and a solid liberal arts foundation.
UW-Stout offers 48 undergraduate and 26 graduate degrees, including two terminal degrees. Student enrollment is just over 9,500.
UW-Stout faculty enjoy opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, state-of-the-art facilities, and a modern digital environment. UW-Stout values innovative approaches to solving problems in society and industry, and faculty are encouraged to maintain strong ties and seek collaborative projects within their disciplines and industries.
All students are issued laptops. Faculty use the university’s online course delivery system and must be available for online interactions and/or alternate time frames for teaching. Faculty members teach, advise students, conduct research, assess student learning and engage in service activities.
Menomonie, Wisconsin, is a town of 16,000 located in the beautiful Chippewa River Valley, 25 miles west of Eau Claire and 60 miles east of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.
More information about the UW-Stout community and region: http://www.uwstout.edu/about/community.cfm.
Facts and data about the university: http://www.uwstout.edu/about/facts.cfm.
Schedule posted weekly.
Typical shifts would run from Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Monday - Thursday from 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Schedules may be adjusted due to operational need, including the need for occasional night/weekend hours. Employee must be able to lift 30-50# on a frequent basis. Constant standing/walking with frequent bending and stooping must be done to perform job tasks.
The minimum starting salary is $15.20 per hour. Night and weekend differential can apply to this position.
-Night Differential (45 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 (60 cents) - additional pay for all hours worked between 12:01 a.m. on Saturday and 12:00 Midnight Sunday.
Differential pay shall not be paid to an employee absent on leave with pay (vacation, sick leave, holiday, etc.), during the period in which the employee would otherwise be regularly scheduled to work hours that would qualify for differential pay. The employee must work the qualifying hours to be eligible for differential pay.
A six-month probation is required.
In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, employment will be contingent upon a criminal background check and authorization to work within the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
An offer of employment is contingent upon the final candidate passing an essential job function test and a criminal background check and a reference check process. The reference check process includes asking the final candidate and most recent supervisor questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. Final candidates with previous employment within the UW System and State of WI agencies will be subject to additional reference checks.
The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement Plan. Benefit details can be found at: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/Univ-staff.pdf.
As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence and is actively seeking applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans and individuals with disabilities.
In response to a public records request, the University of Wisconsin System 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).
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To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 11:59pm. Screening of applications will begin Monday, August 5, 2019, and may continue until position is filled.
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