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University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 5, 2022

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University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Position Number: 02322474, 02328572, 02304083

Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)
Join the UWM family and the Milwaukee community and grow professionally and personally in your career and life. We make learning accessible at every age, stage of life and location. At UWM, we all share the motivation to learn and to excel. We value unique perspectives and possess the talent and desire to nurture ideas that make global impact. The comforts and connections of a major metropolitan city meet the resources and expertise of a world-class research institution at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Our campus counseling and health services, accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, provides integrated, holistic care for students through our medical, counseling, and health promotion and wellness departments. We assist the UWM campus community through collaborative partnerships designed to enhance the university’s academic and community service mission and focus on our students’ well-being as an essential component to student success.

Job Summary
Under the general supervision of a Food Service Supervisor, the incumbent will act as lead worker for the various operations throughout the food service operations, this may be within a commercial kitchen unit within the store, or other areas as assigned. The hours will vary based on final placement but the incumbent may be responsible for opening and/or closing procedures and daily operation of the unit(s) providing fast food type products as appropriate to the unit. Other duties include training and leading student supervisors, subordinate students and Temporary Staff in food/beverage production, sanitation and customer service.

The Department of Retail Services is hiring to fill Three positions. Two will be full time, full year and one will be full time, seasonal position. The break for seasonal employees will vary from year to year but generally runs from the end of December through mid January and the end of May though mid August. Dates and times are subject to change based on needs.

Nights and weekends availability is needed if there are special events and based on operational need. Position also requires the ability to stand for extended periods of time.

The hourly rate is $18.00-$20.00 an hour; Individual candidates' experience, education and qualifications will determine the appropriate starting rate at the time of hire.

The University of Wisconsin (UW) System offers a comprehensive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of our community. The University contributes towards the cost of several benefit plans. Employees also receive a vacation package starting at 104 hours during first year, sick leave (with no expiration), personal holiday (36 hours each year), and paid legal holidays.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Experience working in a fast-paced commercial kitchen or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications
  • ServSafe Food Handler or similar certification
  • Experience leading and/or training staff
  • Experience with food production and proper handling procedures
  • Experience with electronic food ordering/inventory systems
  • Cash handling experience in a customer service environment

Application Instructions
Interested candidates should submit a resume with work history related to the minimum and preferred qualifications as listed above. A cover letter specifically addressing candidates’ experience related to the minimum and preferred qualifications is highly recommended, but not required. Professional references are optional at this time.

The search committee will consider resumes and/or cover letters that fail to address the qualifications, or where explanations are unclear, as the applicant not possessing the qualification.

This is a continuous recruitment. Screening begins on December 1st, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received after November 30th 2022 may not receive consideration.

Application Notes
For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

Legal Notices AA/EO Statement

UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

Reasonable Accommodations

UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials

UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin’s Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin’s Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC and Reference Check Policy

Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)

For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see, or call UWM’s Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.

Employment Authorization

In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Title and Total Compensation Project

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit:

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