Residential Dining Associate
UNT System Overview:
Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.Posting Title:
Residential Dining AssociateDepartment:
DentonFull Time/Part Time:
It’s About the Food. As the largest self-supported food service department in North Texas, UNT Dining Services offers 5 Dining Halls, 20+ retail venues, an upscale dining restaurant, hydroponic garden, central scratch bakery and catering service—all led by professionally-trained chefs and hospitality experts. UNT is recognized as a national leader in university dining due to the department’s innovative, trendsetting approach to food service and award-winning culinary talent. UNT operates Mean Greens Café, the nation’s first 100% vegan collegiate Dining Hall, and also Kitchen West, Texas’ first and only university Dining Hall Certified Free From™ the Big 8 Food Allergens and Gluten by Kitchens with Confidence. In early 2021, UNT will open its first standalone Dining Hall, Eagle Landing, inspired by urban food halls and home to seven unique restaurant concepts, all available for a single Meal Plan swipe. UNT was named No. 2 in the nation as a college with the best food by Delish.com, and is also the recipient of the prestigious Loyal E. Horton Award and Vegan Recipe Award from the National Association of College and University Food Services. As a founding member of the Menus of Change University Research Collaborative, UNT contributes to groundbreaking research on plant-forward diets, food waste reduction and consumer food choices while accelerating the implementation of the Menus of Change Principles of Healthy, Sustainable Menus.Position Summary:
The Dining Residential Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Retail Dining Associate to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
- Serving food to students and University staff.
- Assists full-time kitchen staff and performs food preparation.
- Cleans dining areas and washes pots and dishes.
- Performs cashiering duties.
- Other duties as assigned.
There are no minimum education or experience requirements. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:
- Ability to follow oral and written instructions and maintain records and complete forms accurately.
- Ability to apply mathematical concepts to complete tasks (example: collecting cash and making change).
- Knowledge of the care and use of food service equipment and kitchen utensils.
- Knowledge of health hazards in food preparation and service and necessary precautionary measures.
- Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:
- Experience in food service.
- Experience in cash handling
HOURS VARYDriving University Vehicle:
This is a security sensitive position.EEO Statement:
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.Physical Requirements:
Ability to communicatePosting Number:
H268PQuicklink for Posting: