Prep Cook, The Commons (Multiple Positions)

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Prep Cook, The Commons (Multiple Positions)

Job ID: 227050
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Kennesaw State University's award-winning University Dining is currently hiring Prep Cooks to join our team! KSU operates two full-service dining halls, which are complimented by some of your favorite quick-service restaurants.

If you have a passion for food service, we would love to hear from you!

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.

Location
Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144.

Job Summary
Assists with all aspects of food preparation as part of the culinary team. Assists with gathering food items, reading recipes, and preparing food items. Works in front or back of house operations.

Responsibilities
1. Cleans and preps fresh produce and properly cooks raw ingredients following proper food handling and safety guidelines
2. Preps, gathers, weighs, measures, and assembles ingredients for recipes
3. Reads and follows recipes
4. Prepares food items per guidelines
5. Arranges workstations with needed ingredients and cooking equipment
6. Determines amount and type of food and supplies required for food preparation
7. Completes food temperature checks before service
8. Maintains daily production records
9. Stores food properly and safely, marking date and item
10. Serves as a lead in absence of lead role at direction of leadership

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
One (1) year related experience working in an institutional food service setting, restaurant or large-scale production kitchen

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Experience
Previous food preparation experience

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
ABILITIES

  • Able to maintain appropriate appearance
  • Able to work nights and weekends
  • Able to work with diverse population and take direction
  • Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines


SKILLS
  • Intermediate knife skills
  • Courteous and dependable
  • Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
  • Proficient with 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 and e-mail 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
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials. https://www.usg.edu/hr/assets/hr/hrap_manual/HRAP_Background_Investigation_Employment.pdf
  • 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=227050&PostingSeq=1







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Posted: 5/10/2021
Application Due: 5/10/2033
Work Type: Full Time
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