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Culinary Supervisor

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Job Location Normal, Il 61790

Posting date 11-05-2018

General Summary
The Department of Event Management, Dining, and Hospitality is one of 12 departments within the Division of Student Affairs. It provides the campus community and guests with high-quality, efficient, and innovative event services and dining options in a variety of settings dedicated to accentuating and enhancing the campus experience in a diverse community.

This position plays an integral role in accomplishing this goal by training and supervising the culinary staff and directing the preparation and service of menu items in residential dining centers. Our staff utilizes a broad range of culinary skills and equipment to prepare fresh and delicious menu items, frequently participating in display cooking, utilizing woks, salad preparation, grilling, and pizza making to enhance our customers' experience.

Whether it's to find a place to study, gather with friends, enjoy a bite to eat, or plan a large event, the Department of Event Management, Dining, and Hospitality takes great pride in providing welcoming and inclusive spaces, high-quality food services, and experienced and professional staff who care about making every experience individualized and extraordinary. It is our philosophy to recruit, inspire, and retain talented team members and promote wellness and foster their development. It is our goal to promote a more fully diverse and inclusive campus community.

Required Qualifications
1. Three (3) years (36 months) of experience in quantity cooking in a commercial setting.

2. One (1) year (12 months) of experience comparable to that described in the lower level of this series.

3. If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

4. A final candidate must complete a post-offer pre-employment physical exam. Employment is contingent on the successful result of the pre-employment physical.

Desired Qualifications
1. High school diploma or equivalency.
2. Full knowledge and acceptance of principles of diversity.
3. Supervisory and leadership skills; ability to train and instruct employees; ability to organize, prioritize, and assign duties.
4. Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce all policies and procedures, especially those pertaining to sanitation and safety.
5. Strong interpersonal skills; cooperative, flexible, and customer-oriented; ability to deal effectively with employee and customer conflicts; the ability to produce results working as part of a team or committee.
6. Knowledge of food values and nutrition; knowledge of materials and methods used in preparing food on a large scale.
7. Ability to read, follow and correct recipes; ability to plan simple menus with managers.
8. Computer skills, including menu management systems; accurate record keeping skills.
9. Current Illinois Food Service Sanitation Manager Certificate.


Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Posted: 11/6/2018
Application Due: 11/13/2018
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