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University of Colorado Cook in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Cook - 34085 University Staff

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Cook

Dining and Hospitality Services

Elevate Your Career at UCCS: Innovate, Inspire, and Impact in the Rockies!

Who We Are

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=5393361&targetURL=https://hr.uccs.edu/work-at-uccs) (UCCS) is a premier educational institution that prides itself on academic excellence, research, and community engagement and is actively seeking a Cook to join our team! UCCS offers a diverse and inclusive learning environment that fosters innovation, growth, and the holistic development of its students.

At the base of the Rocky Mountains, Colorado Springs (https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=5393361&targetURL=https://www.visitcos.com/) is captivated by its stunning landscapes, making it a paradise for nature lovers. This city is more than its scenery—a mosaic of history, arts, and a vibrant tech scene. We invite you to join a community that cherishes outdoor adventure as much as forward-thinking growth, an exceptional setting for both career and lifestyle.

Pay Range : $16.22 - $18.21hourly. Compensation will be commensurate upon experience and qualifications. This position is non-exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime provisions.

Work Location: The work location for this position is on-site.

Benefits at a Glance (https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=5393361&targetURL=https://hr.uccs.edu/employee-benefits)

At UCCS, our employees are our most valued asset. We're proud to offer:

  • Generous Time Off: Enjoy 22 vacation days, 10 sick days, paid parental leave, 13 recognized holidays, and provisions for bereavement, jury duty, and FAMLI Leave.

  • Robust Health Coverage: Our comprehensive medical plans cover preventative care at no cost, including a yearly mental health visit. Plus, benefit from affordable dental, vision plans, and competitive prescription drug prices.

  • Financial & Retirement Benefits: Take advantage of our health savings, flexible spending accounts, and life and disability insurance. Plan for your future with our retirement options.

  • Further Your Education: Avail nine waived credits per academic year for courses at any CU campus. We invest in your educational and professional growth.

  • Wellness & More: From wellness programs aimed at achieving your best self to various additional benefits through CU Advantage, we prioritize well-being and holistic development.

  • Want to know your total compensation? Use our calculator (https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=5393361&targetURL=https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/collaborative-hr-services/cu-campuses/total-compensation-calculators) to get the complete picture!

Summary

The UCCS Cook prepares quality food for the campus community. Dining and Hospitality Services operating principles are Respect, Trust, and Growth.

This position is designated as essential services. The willingness and ability to work during campus closures due to weather or other factors, nights, weekends, and holidays is required. Must be committed to student employment and professional development opportunities for students.

Essential Functions

The duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Wash, chop, and mix ingredients like vegetables and meat. You may also measure and weigh ingredients and prepare cooking ingredients like soup stock.

  • Bake, grill, steam, and boil meats, vegetables, fish, poultry, and other foods in a timely manner and according to recipe.

  • Garnish and arrange final dishes, and serve food.

  • Clean and sanitize work areas, equipment, and utensils.

  • Handle and store ingredients and food properly and ensure compliance with hygiene and safety standards.

  • Assemble, disassemble, and clean kitchen equipment.

  • Assist in the training of student employees in the preparation and handling of food.

  • Assist in all phases of set up, service, and clean up in the culinary operation.

  • May assist in storeroom duties such as receiving orders, rotating stock, and inventory.

  • Assist in the testing and development of recipes.

Tentative Search Timeline

  • Priority will be given to applications submitted by: July 17th, 2024.

  • Potential interview date: July 22nd, 2024 .

  • Potential start date: August 1st, 2024.

UCCS is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

In accordance with the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, UCCS does not discriminate based on sex in our employment or compensation practices.

UCCS is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify our office at https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=5393361&targetURL=This position is designated as essential services. The willingness and ability to work during campus closures due to weather or other factors, nights, weekends, and holidays is required. Must be committed to student employment and professional development opportunities for students.

Essential Functions

The duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Wash, chop, and mix ingredients like vegetables and meat. You may also measure and weigh ingredients and prepare cooking ingredients like soup stock.

  • Bake, grill, steam, and boil meats, vegetables, fish, poultry, and other foods in a timely manner and according to recipe.

  • Garnish and arrange final dishes, and serve food.

  • Clean and sanitize work areas, equipment, and utensils.

  • Handle and store ingredients and food properly and ensure compliance with hygiene and safety standards.

  • Assemble, disassemble, and clean kitchen equipment.

  • Assist in the training of student employees in the preparation and handling of food.

  • Assist in all phases of set up, service, and clean up in the culinary operation.

  • May assist in storeroom duties such as receiving orders, rotating stock, and inventory.

  • Assist in the testing and development of recipes.

Tentative Search Timeline

  • Priority will be given to applications submitted by: July 17th, 2024.

  • Potential interview date: July 22nd, 2024 .

  • Potential start date: August 1st, 2024.

UCCS is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

In accordance with the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, UCCS does not discriminate based on sex in our employment or compensation practices.

UCCS is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify our office at hrhelp@uccs.edu (https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=5393361&targetURL=hrhelp@uccs.edu) .

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • This is an entry level food service position.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1 year or more of experience in commercial food preparation and service.

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to move. Employees are required to stoop, kneel, crouch, and have fine motor skills including reaching, handling, and fingering. Must have good depth perception, color vision and field of vision. Tasting and smelling within normal range. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 20 lbs and constantly lift and/or move up to 10 lbs. In this position employees will have exposure to extreme cold and extreme heat.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications received before 07/17/2024 will receive priority consideration . Applications submitted through email or surface mail will not be considered. Please apply at cu.edu/cu-careers (job #: 34085). Upon request, please be prepared to provide five professional references (at least two previous/current supervisors), including their email contact information. If you have technical difficulties with your application, please contact the CU Careers help desk at 303-860-4200 #5 or cucareershelp@cu.edu (https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=5393361&targetURL=cucareershelp@cu.edu) . Job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact. The University of Colorado Colorado Springs will not sponsor work visas or permanent resident applications for this position. Application Materials Required: Resume/CV Application Materials Instructions: Please identify the job specific minimum qualifications you possess in your cover letter and be sure your resume includes any and all relevant experience to be accurately assessed against the qualifications listed in the posting. To apply, please submit the following application materials to this posting. 1. A current resume. Must include date ranges to include month and year (mm/yyyy) and whether the position was full time or part time. When submitting the materials, check the Job Specific Attachments box next to each document in order for the search committee members to see your materials.

Job Category : Facilities/Labor,Trades & Crafts

Primary Location : Colorado Springs Department: C0001 -- Colorado Springs Campus - 40253 - VCSA-AUX-DINING & HOSPITALITY

Schedule : Full-time

Posting Date : Jul 8, 2024

Unposting Date : Ongoing Posting Contact Name: Joshua Hedrick Posting Contact Email: jhedric2@uccs.edu (https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=5393361&targetURL=jhedric2@uccs.edu) Position Number: 00002819

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The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

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