Food Service Administrator III - University Housing- (147768)

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Food Service Administrator III
University Housing- Dining Services
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit

Food Service Administrator III (FSA III) employees are responsible for the coordination and execution of a complex or multi-unit department. These vacancies may occur in departments across the Urbana-Champaign campus.

Typical duties include:

1. assists in planning and implementing overall policies, procedures, objectives, and methods

2. develops and plans menus, standardized recipes, new product research, and preparation methods and techniques

3. coordinates and directs training programs that are conducive to the development of employees and staff personnel

4. develops and maintains a good public relations program in relation to students, guests, and other university personnel

5. plans sound safety and proper maintenance programs

6. assists in the preparation of departmental budgets and directs subordinates in complying with and implementing established budgets

7. assists in organizational development; participates in planning future installations; and studies and recommends plant, staff, and equipment needs

8. counsels employees and supervisors concerning departmental objectives

9. makes recommendations as to most efficient use of personnel

10. reviews and analyzes reports and suggests corrective action

11. assists in interviewing and evaluating job applicants

12. prepares unit master work schedules in relation to budget and operational requirements

13. determines specifications for food and supplies

14. performs other related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
1. high school graduation or equivalent

2. six years of food service management experience (University training in dietetics or in hotel, restaurant, or institutional management may be substituted, year for year, for the experience, up to a maximum of four years.)

For more information about this classification:

Food Service Administrator III positions are benefits-eligible civil service positions. Most positions are full-time (37.5 hours per week), 12 months per year. The minimum stating salary is $24.81 per hour.

Application Procedures:
To apply, submit a Civil Service application at and exam request form for Food Service Administrator III. Documents such as: college transcripts (unofficial are accepted), resumes, driver’s license, professional licenses, and certifications should be uploaded to the application by the time you submit an exam request, as these documents may be required for your exam.

Please monitor your email (including spam or junk mail) for testing and other correspondence from: [email protected] and [email protected].

Do not apply if you are a current employee working in this classification. Current employees may request to be added to the Transfer List.

Please monitor your email (including spam or junk mail) for correspondence from: [email protected].

For further information regarding application procedures Illinois Human Resources at 217-333-2137, [email protected].

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Convictions are not a bar to employment. Other pre-employment assessments may be required, depending on the classification of Civil Service employment.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment

As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.

College Name or Administrative Unit:University Housing Category:2-Administrative Title:Food Service Administrator III - University Housing- (147768) Open Date:06/04/2021 Close Date:06/28/2021 Organization Name:Hsg Undergrad/Dine




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Job No:
Posted: 6/6/2021
Application Due: 6/28/2021
Work Type: Full Time