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Head Line Cook

Requisition Number:

44456

Location:

Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

University Staff

Schedule:

Full-Time

Posting Close Date:

12-Dec-2022

Date Posted:

17-Nov-2022

Job Summary

CU Boulder Housing and Dining Services encourages applications for a Head Line Cook! This is a hands-on working culinary position that provides oversight and leadership in an assigned dining operating to the BOH Dining Attendants. This position, under the general supervision of the Sous Chef and Kitchen Manager, exists to prepare, assign, and delegate standardized recipe preparation, ensuring quality, A9 and food safety standards are followed in their specific assigned production area. This position is responsible for facilitating break schedules for the aforementioned areas based upon organizational needs and staff schedules, all while offering excellent customer service in a team driven and supported environment. 


The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

Campus Dining Services (CDS) exists to provide 3.3 million meals per year for the students, staff, faculty, and guests of the university. Campus Dining Services is comprised of Residential Dining Halls, Catering and Retail outlets that operate year-round. Campus Dining owns the industry with outstanding quality food and exceptional dining experiences. We continue to expand our sustainability initiatives and reduce our carbon footprint in our daily operations, including efforts in resource recovery, conservation, and food sourcing. We are committed to providing options and information to all of our guests with dietary restrictions and allergens, including vegan, vegetarian, kosher, and halal choices, supported by a strong allergen awareness program called A9 ® Identified. 

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Kitchen Prep & Operation

  • Prep, assemble and delegate food preparation tasks. Delegate and assist with the setup and breakdown of production and service areas.
  • Understand and use a variety of equipment and service standards as appropriate.
  • Follow and enforce set food safety protocol in all areas of oversight.
  • Ensure cleanliness and quality of BOH service areas.

Customer Service

  • Assist with customer needs and inquiries.
  • Lead by example both in general work ethic and positive and productive demeanor. Display and demonstrate excellent communication skills.

Quality Assurance

  • Follow all ParTech and A9 labeling procedures, request labels, and recognize allergen errors.
  • Fully comprehend allergen labeling protocol, including avoidance of cross contact, and report concerns.
  • Serve on the food safety response team and responds to all food safety emergencies as appropriate to the work assignment.

Personnel

  • Train new staff members, both full time and student employees.
  • Empower others to make decisions in areas within their span of control.
  • Make scheduling recommendations and alert management of holes in the personnel roster as needed.
  • Hold others accountable, following progressive discipline process. Discuss staff issues with Shift Supervisor and Lead Service Manager.

What You Should Know

  • All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to follow the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement. New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.
  • This position is considered Essential Services.
  • This position is eligible for SAHR Staff Referral Bonus Program.

What We Can Offer

The starting salary for this position is $35,360.

Benefits

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

  • 3 years of experience related to the job assignment. Equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.
  • Servsafe certified and/or certificate appropriate for the position level, or the ability to acquire Servsafe certification or certificate appropriate to position level within 6 months of hire. Must possess appropriate Servsafe certification or certificate appropriate to position level for the duration of employment with CDS.

What We Would Like You To Have

One year culinary experience in high volume, university, or institutional food service operations. Supervisory experience preferred.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials: 
  1. A current resume. 
  2. A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position. 
We may request references at a later time.

Please apply by December 12, 2022, for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.

Essential Services

This position is designated “essential/critical services.” The incumbent is required to respond to requests for work during campus emergencies (snow, wind, rain, flood and any other natural or man-made event) and report to work for regularly assigned shifts during emergency campus closures.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email: Recruiting@colorado.edu