Chef Assistant

Lexington, KY
Jul 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Under the direction of the Executive Chief, this position will be responsible for food preparation, production control, customer service, safety and sanitary conditions at the Hilary J. Boone Center. Position will also responsible for staff supervision in the absence of the Executive Chef and the Chef de Cuisine. Quality control, inventory control, and purchasing may also be required.

IEBC (Internal Employee Being Considered).

Job Title
Chef Assistant

Requisition Number

Working Title
Sous Chef

Department Name
30300:Boone Center

Work Location
Hilary J. Boone Center, Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

4 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification

Food Handler's Permit.

Physical Requirements

Be able to lift, push or pull objects over 50 lbs. Be able to communicate to members of the team orally and written. Be able to work in heat and busy atmosphere. Risk of injuries from use of equipment on the job; Cuts/Punctures, Burns and Loud Noises.


Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Must be able to work nights, weekends and overtime.


Fast paced, high volume institutional cooking experience.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a LFUCG approved Food Handler's Permit or will you be able to obtain one prior to the start date (to be determined) of this position ?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Academic Keys
    • Latinos in Higher Education
    • A colleague, friend, and/or family member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter


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