Job Description

Job ID
UW Stout;Menomonie, WI
Full/Part Time


JOB TITLE: Retail Catering Leader 3

DEPARTMENT: University Dining


ANTICIPATED START DATE: Monday, February 4, 2019

SALARY: $16.55 per hour


Under the supervision of the unit manager, this lead position directs and trains student employees in customer service, sanitation, food handling and preparation, service methods, proper setup/teardown of retail operations and catering events. This position works with a team of student employees, leads, and managers to ensure that University Dining Services standards are met, that security is maintained and that a positive image is projected to customers. This position requires a valid driver license.




  • Serv Safe Certification
  • Experience in university foodservice
  • Experience in retail foodservice
  • Experience of foodservice recordkeeping
  • Food presentation and merchandising skills
  • Experience with Commercial Foodservice Equipment
  • Experience with Cash Register and Point of Sale technology
  • Experience coaching, training, directing and counseling others
  • Experience with catering equipment
  • Experience with catering service
  • Bartending experience

Special Requirements

  • Valid Driver’s license


Shift will be posted weekly and will require nights and weekends. Employee must be able to lift 30-40# on a frequent basis and up to 60 # with assistance. Constant standing/walking with frequent bending and stooping must be done to perform job tasks.


Frequent night and weekend hours will be required along with some holidays. The schedule will change weekly depending on service needs.


Screening of applications will begin 1/2/2019 and may continue until the position is filled.

Your online application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached, and all required fields are completed. Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.

Please be sure you have included the following documents:

- Current resume

- Names and contact information for a minimum of three professional work references


The minimum starting salary is $16.55 per hour. A six-month probation is required. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement Plan. Benefit details can be found at:

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 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. This position is also contingent upon passing an essential job function test.

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).

For campus safety information and crime statistics visit:


Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about our online application system are available via:

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:

Sarah Sippl, University Dining TA Coordinator

Phone: 715-232-3599



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:

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Job Family: University Staff