Lead Cook, Stingers

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Lead Cook, Stingers

Job ID: 226536
Location: Marietta, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 35,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Job Summary
Manages the handling and preparation of food and performs general cooking duties for dining halls and/or catering events. Oversees food quality, station checklists, cooks and other duties related to kitchen organization.


  1. Assists in overseeing staff in assigned area
  2. Performs general cooking duties per establish guidelines
  3. Leads continuous training in food preparation techniques, safety and quality control
  4. Assists in testing and implementing new recipes
  5. Ensures food quality following established regulations and guidelines, including tasting food forquality control
  6. Performs other preparation and sanitation duties as required

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent

Other Required Qualifications
ServSafe certified or obtains certification within twelve (12) months of hire

Required Experience
Two (2) years of related cooking experience

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Educational Qualifications
Technical training in commercial food service preferred
Some college classes preferred

Preferred Experience
Previous experience in an institutional or commercial operation
Previous experience in a lead or supervisory role

Required Documents to Attach
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Must maintain a high degree of personal hygiene, appearance and cleanliness Able to operate standard cooking equipment Able to coordinate and oversee the work of food service workers Able to deal with multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

Knowledge of proper knife skills Knowledge of equipment and safety policies, waste management and inventory control measures Knowledge of food services terminology and food handling procedures Knowledge of principles of food sanitation and regulations Knowledge of proper food preparation and storage, health hazards, and necessary precautionary measures Knowledge of safe temperatures for serving food and storage or refrigerated and frozen storage of raw and cooked foods

Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, technology, organization, communication (verbal and written), and time management skills Basic knowledge of computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite) Strong attention to detail and follow up skills Strong customer service skills and phone etiquette

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Other Information
Revenue Generated: Funding for this position is based upon revenue generated funds and therefore continued employment is based on availability of these funds.

This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel
This position does not require security clearance.

Background Check
  • Standard Enhanced

To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=43000&JobOpeningId=226536&PostingSeq=1

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Job No:
Posted: 4/30/2021
Application Due: 4/30/2033
Work Type: Full Time