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Food Service Supervisor

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University of North Texas
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Denton

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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. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title:

Food Service Supervisor

Department:

UNT-Dining-Retail-163710

Job Location:

Denton

Full Time/Part Time:

Full-Time

Department Summary:

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, a hydroponic garden, a 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 foodservice 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 opened 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 Overview:

This position provides immediate oversight to a specific retail dining location. This position is responsible for enforcing retail dining policies and procedures. This position helps maintain a positive staff and excellent customer service. This position will help with training new hires, ordering, and weekly inventories. This position is immediately responsible for the daily operations of their specific location.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma/GED equivalent and two years of experience in institutional or commercial food preparation, including one year of supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of experience, education, or training.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Ability to follow detailed oral and written instructions; ability to direct and manage the work of others.
• Ability to work from written menus, standard recipes and oral instructions.
• Ability to maintain records and complete forms accurately.
• Ability to apply mathematical concepts to complete tasks (example: checking orders for quantity).
• Considerable knowledge of the materials, methods, and equipment used in preparing food on a large scale.
• Considerable knowledge of health hazards in food preparation and service, and knowledge of necessary precautionary measures.
• Knowledge of food values and menu planning.
• Ability to train personnel in the care and use of equipment and in standard practices and methods used in large-scale food service.
• Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.

Preferred Qualifications:

The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

  • Two years of supervisory experience.
  • Great work ethic.
  • Outgoing personality.
  • Some food & beverage knowledge preferred.
  • Willing to train the right candidate.

Work Schedule:

Hours May Vary

Driving University Vehicle:

No

Security Sensitive:

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.

Classification Title:

Food Service Supervisor

Physical Requirements:

Ability to communicate

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The employee is timely. Shows up within 5 minutes of the scheduled time, ready to work.

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When absent or tardy, calls manager or supervisor at least one hour prior to shift beginning. Helps cover shift when possible.

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Employee always wears a clean and neat uniform which includes name tag and skid-resistant shoes.

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Exhibits exemplary grooming standards. Consistently used as a model for new hires.

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Monitors and assures quality and availability of items throughout the meal service.

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Guarantees that all food is handled and served in accordance with HAACP and Food Department guidelines. Monitors equipment and fills out HAACP logs.

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Is highly visible in service area and/or kitchen based on MOD assignment.

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4. Guarantees that Food Service Workers and student workers have all tools and products necessary to successfully complete their jobs.

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Contributes to the success of the department by using positive statements about the Food Department and coworkers.

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Effectively trains new full and part time employees; retrains employees as necessary.

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Keeps self and employees motivated and productive.

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Looks for additional responsibilities when not busy. Sets up next shift for success.

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Works smart. Sets up systems to ensure work flow is not interrupted when employee is not present.

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Is effective and friendly in communication with team members and customers; is positive and enthusiastic at all times.

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Anticipates, takes ownership, and satisfies customers, fellow team members, and management needs and concerns.

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Displays a positive demeanor with staff and customers alike, each day without exception.

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Exercises discretion in sharing Dining Service information with others. Does not talk negatively about Dining Services or employees.

Posting Number:

S2150P

Quicklink for Posting:

https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/46742

Organization

Working at University of North Texas

Since 1890, the University of North Texas has been a catalyst for transformation for its students and the North Texas region. As the nation’s 26th largest public university, UNT is dedicated to providing an excellent educational experience to its 36,000 students while fueling the intellectual, economic and cultural progress of one of the largest, most dynamic regions in the United States.

A student-focused public research university, UNT graduates more than 8,500 students each year from its 12 colleges and schools and offers 97 bachelor’s, 82 master’s and 35 doctoral degree programs, many nationally and internationally recognized. As UNT’s strengths in science, engineering and technology grow, the university continues to nurture its core areas of distinction in music, education, social sciences, business, the arts and humanities. Leading Texas public universities in the number of Goldwater Scholars and designated a “Best in the West” university by The Princeton Review, UNT is known for its academic excellence.

By providing access, welcoming diversity and strengthening collaborations with our many educational, business and community partners, as well as building new partnerships across the globe, UNT's faculty and staff work each day to prepare students for the challenges they will meet in our changing world.

Fostering global understanding and promoting cultural appreciation are central to preparing tomorrow's successful global leaders. Our strategic international partnerships seek to improve quality of life, facilitate the exchange of ideas and culture, and allow for important research addressing global issues. UNT's campus benefits from a rich diversity of about 2,500 international students representing 140 countries.

UNT faculty produce groundbreaking research in a wide range of disciplines spanning the sciences, mathematics, engineering and technology while also making nationally recognized contributions in the arts and humanities. The College of Music is one of the nation’s best music colleges with an internationally respected jazz program. UNT has the oldest program in emergency administration and planning and a unique program in applied philosophy and environmental ethics.

UNT also is home to many national centers and institutes, including the Net-Centric Software and Systems Center — a National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center; the Center for Electronic Materials Processing and Integration; the Institute of Applied Science; the Center for Advanced Scientific Computing and Modeling; and the Center for the Study of Interdisciplinarity.

UNT has developed many state-of-the-art research facilities, such as the federally funded Center for Advanced Research and Technology, one of the nation’s most extensive facilities for powerful materials characterization and analysis; a high-performance computational facility; and a clean room/nanofabrication research facility (under construction). UNT’s research extends outside the academy as well, with field stations as close as a neighboring lake and as far away as southern Chile.

In addition, UNT is developing Discovery Park, a research park with technology incubator facilities on a 300-acre property near the main campus. The university also has developed a Design Research Center in the heart of the Dallas design district.

As the largest and most comprehensive university in the North Texas region, UNT is growing as a national leader in education, research and scholarship, student support and community engagement — the pillars of a great public research university. UNT’s ultimate mission is to give a green light to greatness by helping its students, region, state and nation excel.

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