$70,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
The Associate Executive Chef is part of our dynamic culinary team
and focused on overseeing food production for retail operations,
grab and go functions and special events. This position has
responsibility for building and developing a team of full time
professionals, part time staff, and student staff. The goals of the
program are to produce safe and high quality food in a timely
manner for distribution to front of house locations, as well as
relevant menu and concept development for all units under this
position’s purview. Excellent communication skills, and a
willingness to work with a diverse and inclusive team are essential
The work week will regularly be 45 hours with some weeks exceeding
this based on business needs. You'll be the leader of the area, and
you'll be expected to flex your schedule as needed to meet the
needs of the operation. Core hours for the position would be 7am to
3pm M-F, with critical weekends to include Commencement, Labor Day
and Badger Home Football Games, however food production occurs 7
days a week. This position would be based in Union South, but
occasionally flex to our other buildings for coverage as
Provides direction for food service operations by planning and
organizing daily operations, department finances, sourcing, quality
control, staff, and menu development to ensure customer
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
- 20% Assists in the development and implementation of unit
focused strategic planning initiatives and programs to ensure
appropriate use of resources and exceptional customer
- 20% Assists in the development of unit focused operating
policies and procedures to ensure adherence to production, safe
food quality, handling, and sanitation processes and
- 20% Directs the development of food menus, inventory purchases,
- 10% Monitors contracts and liaises with vendors regarding
product purchases and contract compliance
- 20% Exercises supervisory authority, including hiring,
transferring, suspending, promoting, managing conduct and
performance, discharging, assigning, rewarding, disciplining,
and/or approving hours worked of at least 2.0 full-time equivalent
- 10% Monitors and maintains technology systems to support the
needs of various working units
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UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect
the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience,
status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We
commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching,
research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by
creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every
background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve
Wisconsin and the world.
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We are mostly interested in your learned experience, however
Bachelor's or Culinary degee and/or other formal training will
complement your base of knowledge.
Minimum of 3-5 years progressive experience in overseeing a
high-volume retail operation.
Must be able to obtain within first three months of hire.
Drivers License - Valid and Meets UW Risk Management
UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety
protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain
subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: https://policy.wisc.edu/library/UW-5086
. Please visit https://covidresponse.wisc.edu
for the most up-to-date information.
Full Time: 100%
It is anticipated this position requires work be performed
in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
The Wisconsin Union operates two buildings on the UW-Madison
campus. The Wisconsin Union is a financially self-supporting
division of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Financial support
for the organization is provided by income earned by twenty-two
food service units and a variety of nonfood units such as games,
guest rooms, space rentals and campus vending. Substantial support
is also provided by student fees. The total annual organizational
budget is approximately $45 million dollars.
Student Affairs is led by the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.
Our staff is dedicated to serving students and to helping them
succeed in and out of the classroom in areas including health and
well-being, identity and inclusion, leadership and engagement, and
student advocacy. Student Affairs includes departments led by the
dean of students; departments that provide identity-based spaces
and leadership resources; the Wisconsin Union; University Health
Services; and University Recreation and Wellbeing.
How to Apply:
To apply for this position, please click on the "" button. You will
be asked to upload a resume and cover letter as a part of the
application process. Please outline your relevant work experience
as it relates to the qualifications.
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS:
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Food Service Asst Dir(DS007)
A961640-WISCONSIN UNION/SERVICE CENTERS/GRABNGO
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative
Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and
encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
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Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also
require you and your references to answer questions regarding
sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities
of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that
the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.
Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary
policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and
on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics
for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper
copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police
Applications Open: Jun 24 2022 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jul 12 2022 11:55 PM Central Daylight