2nd Cook - Hiden Hussey Commons Dining Hall (filling multiple positions) 00302Role Title:
Food Service Technician IPosition Number:
Non ExemptPay Band:
Full TimeType of Posting:
General PublicIs Sensitive Position?:
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This is a restricted position subject to availability of funding.Departmental Objective:
To provide excellent food and services to residential students, faculty and staff.Purpose of the Position:
Under the direction of the Food Service Manager and First Cook, this position prepares and produces assigned menu items by reading and comprehending recipes. It also assigns and monitors jobs of subordinate personnel. Additionally, this position will perform other duties as assigned to include but not limited to serving and cleaning.Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSA's) and/or Competencies required and preferred:
Ability to read and write
Demonstrated basic math skills
Knowledge of all types of cooking methods by reading and converting recipes
Knowledge of all kitchen equipment
Good organizational skills
Ability to complete multiple tasks concurrently
Ability to communicate in writing or verbally to both supervisors and subordinates
Ability to work in extreme temperatures
Ability to work in congested work areas and areas where wet processes are used
Ability to wear protective footwear
Ability to stand for long periods of time
Ability to work from 12 pm – 8:30 pmEducation, Experience, Licensure, Certification Required :
Education Required: High school diploma or equivalent.
Experience Required: Experience working in a high volume kitchen. Previous experience with high volume feeding.Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification Preferred :
Education Preferred: ServSafe certified. Some culinary arts school coursework or equivalent practical experience.
Experience Preferred: Supervisory experience working in a high volume production kitchen. Salary Information:
Previous experience at a college or university.
$20,800 - $24,586 Role Code:
79211Conditions of Employment:
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This is a classified position. New and returning classified employees are required to complete a 12-month probationary period;
Selected candidate must have the ability to work from 12 pm – 8:30 pm;
This position includes Commonwealth of Virginia and CNU employee benefits;
Selected candidate must attend 3-day New Employee Orientation Program.
In order to be considered for all opportunities within Dining Services for which an applicant wants to receive consideration, an application must be submitted to each posted position of interest even if there are multiple postings for the same position.
10/11/2021Open Until Filled:
NoSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
PLEASE NOTE: This position of 2nd Cook is required to work hours from 12 pm – 8:30 pm. Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting:
Christopher Newport University (CNU) will make a reasonable effort to accommodate persons with disabilities in the application and/or interview process. Persons with disabilities who require accommodation should contact the CNU Human Resources Office by calling (757) 594-7145.
CNU will only accept online applications through the jobs.cnu.edu website. Online applications must be received by midnight on the closing date indicated in a job announcement. Faxed, emailed, hand-delivered or mailed applications and attachments will NOT be accepted. Applicants are welcome to complete an online application by using computers located in the Office of Human Resources. Address: CNU North – 301 Hiden Boulevard, Suite 101, Newport News, VA 23606. Public computers are also available in nearby libraries and at the Virginia Employment Commission. Address: 600 Butler Farm Road, Hampton, VA 23666 (M-F 9am-4:30pm).
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Applicant finalists are required to complete a CNU sponsored background check. After accepting employment, individuals are required to complete a USCIS Form I-9 (employment eligibility verification) and present documentation from the USCIS List of Acceptable Documents that establishes both their identity and employment authorization to work in the United States. The provided documents will be verified through the Department of Homeland Security E-Verify website.
CNU, an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), is fully committed to access and opportunity.
Ready to work with a friendly, caring and energetic team that strives for excellence in all that we do? Find out why Cosmopolitan Magazine calls Christopher Newport University the third most beautiful campus in America. Located between Williamsburg and the Virginia beaches in Newport News, Virginia, Christopher Newport University has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges guide as fourth among public regional universities in the South and seventh among all regional universities in the South. EEO Statement:
We offer competitive wages, and great benefits including the opportunities for Dining Services staff to eat free at every shift and to receive discounts on food when not working, healthcare, paid holidays, and access to CNU’s state-of-the-art fitness center, among other great benefits.
Our Dining Services team is seeking talented and committed individuals who will embrace and share CNU’s core values. Do you have what it takes to work with the best?
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