Cook I - Passport Cafe - 502173

Employer
University of Richmond
Location
Richmond, VA

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Auxiliary Services
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Cook I - Passport Cafe - 502173

**For a Limited Time, Hired Candidates are Eligible for a Sign-on Bonus**

SUMMARY:

Cook I is an entry level kitchen position. Working under direction, Cook I prepares food in quantity, and is responsible for maintaining high standards for food quality while practicing proper sanitation, food safety, and cooking procedures.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

In the assigned unit, this position may perform some or all of the following:

Operations:

  • Cooks and prepares food as directed according to established recipes, special dietary or nutritional restrictions, or numbers of portions. Cooking may include display cooking.
  • Cleans, cuts, and cooks all food products as assigned, including meat, fish, poultry, starches, and vegetables.
  • Garnishes foods.
  • Cleans, sets up, and breaks down kitchen equipment, appliances, and work areas to ensure cleanliness and functional operation.
  • Operates kitchen, line equipment and machinery according to established safety procedures.
  • Covers, labels, and dates all food products, and follows all food safety rules for proper storage.
  • Monitors serving lines and ensures an adequate supply of food items, per the menu of the day, for the entire service period.
  • Monitors and records temperatures of foods stored in refrigeration, in hot boxes, and on the serving line to ensure safe temperatures.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.

Additional Duties:

  • Maintains cleanliness of the productions areas.
  • Washes pots, pans, dishes, utensils, and other cooking equipment, as needed.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL EFFORT: This position requires long periods of standing and walking, and the ability to lift 50 lbs., in conditions that are often, hot, humid, or cold. Must be able to safely use and operate typical kitchen tools and equipment. Must be able to work outdoors in varying weather conditions, on occasion.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Basic knowledge of culinary techniques and practices.
  • Knowledge of quantity food production principles and safe food handling practices.
  • Skilled in using effective time management to accomplish tasks.
  • Skilled in reading and written and verbal communication.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to exercise flexibility and to work calmly and efficiently under pressure in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to provide a high level of customer service.
  • Ability to monitor and maintain quality control standards.
  • Ability to work cooperatively as a part of a team.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • One year experience preferred.
  • Safe food handler certification preferred, or certification obtained within one year of hire. (This is dependent on the assigned unit.)

WORK HOURS:

  • Part-time, 9-month, non-exempt position
  • Partial leave accruals (no health insurance)
  • Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Some Saturdays, 8 hrs/day, 40 hrs/week
  • This position is designated as essential personnel and, during inclement weather and emergency situations, is required to be available to the University as needed.

SALARY STRUCTURE:
Pay Grade 1 (Hourly Rate Starting at $16.00 per hour)

COVID-19:

The University of Richmond requires COVID-19 vaccinations for all students, faculty, and staff. The University allows exemptions to this requirement for religious, medical and strong personal conviction reasons. All newly hired employees must report their status within the first two weeks of employment.

ABOUT UR:

At the University of Richmond, we’re creative, inclusive, and determined. We’re Spiders, and our mission is to create positive change in the UR community and beyond. Located minutes from downtown Richmond, Virginia, the University of Richmond (www.richmond.edu) blends the intimacy of a small college with exceptional academic, research, and cultural opportunities usually found only at large institutions. There’s only one place like Richmond.

UR is committed to developing a diverse faculty, staff and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of differences in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development and institutional success. In keeping with this commitment, our academic community welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds and candidates who support diversity. EOE

Organization

Working at University of Richmond

Founded in 1830, the University of Richmond is one of America's premier private universities. The University blends the intimacy of a small college with exceptional academic, research, and cultural opportunities usually found only at large institutions. A nationally ranked liberal arts university, Richmond offers a unique combination of undergraduate and graduate programs through its schools of arts and sciencesbusinessleadership studieslaw, and continuing studies. The 350-acre suburban campus, including a 10-acre lake, is consistently cited by The Princeton Review as one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation.

With approximately 3,000 undergraduate students, Richmond offers 55 majors, 42 minors, and 12 concentrations at the bachelor's level. Graduate students can choose from six master's degrees programs, an MBA program, a juris doctorate, and six dual-degree programs in law. Continuing studies options include programs at the associate, bachelor, and master levels, in addition to numerous non-credit offerings.

Richmond faculty members are outstanding leaders in their fields. Of the 312 full-time faculty at the University, 98 percent hold doctorate or terminal degrees. Richmond has a student-faculty ratio of 9:1, with zero classes taught by teaching assistants. Our faculty members are in the classrooms and the labs, working closely with students to maximize their educational experiences.

U.S. News & World Report ranked Richmond one of the best liberal arts universities in the nation and in the top 35 for undergraduate research. BusinessWeek ranked The Robins School of Business in the top 20 nationally and fourth for academic quality, as well as among the top 15 part-time MBA programs. Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine named Richmond in the top 25 for best value among private colleges and universities

As locals like to say, Richmond is "easy to love" because of its rich history, stunning architecture, natural beauty and quality of life. It's been named one of the top cities in which to live and work by numerous national sources, including Forbes magazine. As the capital of Virginia, Richmond is home to the state legislature, a growing number of Fortune 500 companies and industries ranging from finance to agriculture. In fact, Forbes also recently ranked Richmond as the sixth best city to get a job in the U.S. Nearly one million people live in the Greater Richmond region and enjoy an array of cultural opportunities including 35 museums; numerous theatre companies; a symphony, a ballet and an opera; a thriving public forum; three professional, minor-league sports teams; a coliseum for major concerts and sporting events; and much more. Located just 100 miles south of Washington, D.C., Richmond is only 90 minutes from Virginia's beaches and 90 minutes from the spectacular Blue Ridge Mountains.

UR is committed to developing a diverse faculty, staff and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of differences in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development and institutional success.  In keeping with this commitment, our academic community welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds and candidates who support diversity. EOE

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