FOOD SERVICE ASSISTANT
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
02322474, 02328572, 02304083
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Join the UWM family and the Milwaukee community and grow
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learning accessible at every age, stage of life and location. At
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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.
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
The Department of Retail Services is hiring to fill Three
. 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
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
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
- Experience working in a fast-paced commercial kitchen or
- ServSafe Food Handler or similar certification
- Experience leading and/or training staff
- Experience with food production and proper handling
- Experience with electronic food ordering/inventory systems
- Cash handling experience in a customer service environment
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
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.
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prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your
references will be required to answer questions regarding any past
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allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.
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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.
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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
To apply, please visit: https://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/36007