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Cook, Fry (UPDATED) (Cactus Grill) (Academic)

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Position Details

Position Information

Title Cook, Fry (UPDATED) (Cactus Grill) (Academic)
Department Student Food Service (8009)
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

Please Note: The review date for this position has been extended to 9/18/17.

The Arizona Student Union is seeking a full-time Cook, Fry to join our team at Cactus Grill. There cooks prepare food to order for patrons and assist with the daily operations of the unit.

This is an academic year position. The current academic year is August 14, 2017 through May 20, 2018. Employee will be off for the summer months.

The Arizona Student Unions consist of both the Student Union Memorial Center (SUMC) and the Park Student Union, as well as Highland Market and a number of convenience stores and food stops around campus. In addition to campus dining services and catering, the Arizona Student Unions also run mall scheduling, concessions at athletic events, Fast Copy & Design, the Union Galleries, Games Room, the Gallagher Theatre, a Wells Fargo, and a Post Office Contract Unit.

The Student Union Memorial Center is one of the largest student unions in the United States. At a size of 405,000 square feet, SUMC contains everything students need – restaurants, retail spaces, lounges, study/meeting rooms, a computer lab, art gallery, and a movie theater. SUMC is often referred to as the “living room” of the University. With Student Engagement, dining services, retail services and more, we strive to provide a “home away from home” to balance the diverse educational, recreational, cultural and social needs of today’s student.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona, please click here.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Prepares all orders or prepped items following Cactus Grill Standard recipes and cooking guidelines
  • Practices portion control, product rotation, and monitors product shelf life
  • Replenishes food items as needed
  • Weighs, labels and dates all food items and stores in designated areas
  • Prevents cross contamination of food products
  • Cleans and maintains kitchen equipment and maintains an organized work station
  • Greets and serves customers in a friendly courteous manner
  • Works harmoniously with coworkers
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Knowledge of food service operation including large quantity food preparation
  • Skill in operating various institutional and commercial kitchen equipment
  • Ability to write, read and understand English
Minimum Qualifications

Please see Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications below.

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

One year of commercial or institutional cooking experience; OR, any combination of experience, training and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience operating commercial food service equipment
  • Working knowledge of large quantity food preparation
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job Category General
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
FLSA Non-Exempt
Posted Rate of Pay $10.00-$11.25 Per Hour (DOE)
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S23576
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Judy Harrison
harrisoj@email.arizona.edu

Open Date 07/11/2017
Review Start Date 09/18/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Quick Link for Internal Postings http://uacareers.com/postings/19838
Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • ArizonaDiversity.com
    • Careerbuilder.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HigherEdsJobs.com
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Do you have one year commercial or institutional cooking experience; OR, any combination of experience, training and/or education?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents