Job No: 514034
Work Type: On Campus
Location: Normal, Illinois
Title: Culinary Associate
Division Name: Student Affairs
Department: Event Management, Dining and Hospitality
The Department of Event Management, Dining, and Hospitality is one of 13 departments within the Division of Student Affairs. It provides the campus community and guests with high-quality, efficient, and innovative event services and dining options in a variety of settings dedicated to accentuating and enhancing the campus experience in a diverse community.
This position is an integral part of our dining operations staff. Led by experienced culinary professionals, we offer staff the opportunity to work in newly-renovated facilities and are committed to using quality ingredients and processes. This position plays an integral role in accomplishing this goal by utilizing a broad range of culinary skills and equipment to prepare fresh and delicious menu items. Our culinary staff frequently participates in display cooking, utilizing woks, salad preparation, grilling, and pizza making to enhance our customers' experience.
Whether it's to find a place to study, gather with friends, enjoy a bite to eat, or plan a large event, the Department of Event Management, Dining, and Hospitality takes great pride in providing welcoming and inclusive spaces, high-quality food services, and experienced and professional staff who care about making every experience individualized and extraordinary. It is our philosophy to recruit, inspire, and retain talented team members and promote wellness and foster their development. It is our goal to promote a more fully diverse and inclusive campus community.
1. One (1) year (12 months) of experience in food service cooking in a commercial setting that is comparable to that described in the lower level of this series. This work includes performing routine and repetitive kitchen tasks such as simple food preparations prior to simple process cooking or serving raw food; compile and prepare ingredients prior to cooking; set table, serve food and clean-up food service equipment and areas.
2. A final candidate must complete a post-offer pre-employment physical exam. Employment is contingent on the successful result of the pre-employment physical.
1. One (1) year of work experience in quantity cooking.
2. Full knowledge and acceptance of principles of diversity.
3. Knowledge of food values and nutrition; knowledge of materials and methods used in preparation of food on a large scale.
4. Knowledge of safety and sanitation principles.
5. Knowledge of the use and care of utensils and equipment.
6. Good communication skills; ability to follow oral and written instructions and work independently.
7. Excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility, and the ability to produce results working as part of a team or committee.
8. Ability to work with and supervise other kitchen employees; ability to train and instruct student employees; good customer service skills.
9. Food Service Sanitation Certificate is beneficial but not required.
Working hours and days off will be subject to bid
Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:
This position requires standing, walking, use of fingers and hands, reaching, lifting, kneeling, stooping, crouching, speaking, seeing, hearing, tasting, and smelling.
It also requires the ability to stand for an extended period of time without a significant rest period.
Ability to lift 25 lbs frequently and up to 50 lbs occasionally.
$18.22 per hour
PLEASE NOTE: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"
Certification of Retirement Annuity
Food Service Sanitation Certificate
PLEASE NOTE: These documents may be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"
All application materials must be submitted online. Application materials submitted via fax, e-mail or mail will not be accepted. Please fully complete the entire application including, but not limited to, the education and work experience portions. Please list all education and all jobs you have had. You must list all duties you performed in the job duties section (Phrases such as "See Resume" are not acceptable). Failure to follow any of these instructions may constitute an incomplete application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please upload a reference list of three business references with name/mailing address/title/phone number.
A final candidate must complete a post-offer pre-employment physical exam. Employment is contingent on the successful result of the pre-employment physical.
A Civil Service examination will be required. You will be notified by e-mail if you meet the qualifications for the examination. Please monitor your e-mail for changes to your application status.
In order to receive the maximum eligible points for the civil service exam, you may upload a food service certificate under the optional documents, if applicable. In order to be eligible for Veteran's Preference points on the exam, appropriate military service documentation, such as a DD214, may be faxed, mailed, delivered to Human Resources, or brought to the Civil Service exam in order to receive the maximum eligible points:
Fax: 309.438.0011, Attn: Breanna Crippen
Address: Illinois State University
Campus Box 1300
Normal, IL 61790-1300
Working hours and days off will be subject to bid.
This position is represented by AFSCME Local 1110.
This is a full-time position on an academic calendar. It will be subject to academic break lay-off (such as spring break, summer break).
This position is subject to a criminal background investigation based on University Policy 3.1.30 and any offer of employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.
Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.
If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.
Application Opened: CST
Application Closes: CST
We will email you new jobs that match this search.
Great, we can send you jobs like this, if this is your first time signing up, please check your inbox to confirm your subscription.
The email address was invalid, please check for errors.
You must agree to the privacy statement