Student/Non-Work Study - Food Connection

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Job Title:

Student/Non-Work Study - Food Connection

Requisition Number:


Department Name:

81026: Food Connection

Work Location:

The 90, 400 Hilltop Ave, Suite 234

Salary Range:


Type of Position:


Position Time Status :


Required Education:

Current enrollment at UK

Required Related Experience:


Required License/Registration/Certification:


Physical Requirements:

Standing for extended periods of time; moving/carrying up to 50 pounds.


Monday – Friday, days, some evenings, occasional weekends.

5 – 20 hours depending on programming (on an as-needed basis)

Job Summary:

Responsibilities include food preparation, preservation, and recipe development; catering assistance including serving, bussing, transport of food and equipment, and set-up and breakdown of events; maintaining cleanliness of the kitchen and off-site food preparation surfaces, equipment, and dishes; light office, errands, or other duties as needed.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Possess excellent customer service skills as well as a professional and willing attitude.

Have reliable transportation to campus and off-campus events

Have or obtain a food handler’s permit from the Fayette County Health Department (Servsafe certification a plus). Funding and training for certification provided by department.

Attend orientation training (3 dates to be planned)

Excellent opportunity to gain culinary skills, experience in event coordination, and increase knowledge about food systems, seasonal menu planning, local purchasing, sustainable practices, and community outreach.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

Previous cooking, food handling, or serving experience preferred but not required.

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.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/28/2021
Application Due: 7/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time