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Cook 2

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 21, 2022

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Cook 2

Job no: 528839
Work type: Classified Staff
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Athletics, Food Service/Hospitality

Department: Intercollegiate Athletics
Classification: Cook 2
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $16.30 to $24.22 per hour
FTE: 1.0
Review of Applications Begins
Position closes February 3, 2022.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Along with your online application, complete applications must include a current resume, which includes dates of employment and clearly highlights experience that meets the required qualifications.
Department Summary
The University of Oregon Intercollegiate Athletic Department's primary purpose is to provide a unique opportunity for student-athletes to be developed, tested, and encouraged to reach their maximum potential in every aspect of their lives. It is the steadfast goal of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics to provide the most outstanding student-athlete experience by helping them to achieve excellence, both in the classroom and in their chosen sport. The department has approximately 250 administrative & classified employees and hosts over 600,000 spectators annually and represents the University of Oregon in athletic competition with other universities & colleges.
Position Summary
The Cook 2 is responsible for cooking, setting up, and executing concession and catering events. The Cook 2 leads and directs the work group in the preparation of daily meals with a focus on quality, efficiency and thoroughness. This lead position sets the example for lower level positions by exhibiting appropriate professional behavior and creating a respectful and inclusive work environment. Duties include: directing meal preparation, production, service and clean up; creating prep list for the day; completing worksheets at close of shift by recording food usage; assigning work to lower level cooks, food service workers, temporary staff and student employees; assisting manager with controlling labor costs through effective analysis of staffing needs and scheduling; assisting with product ordering and receiving; assisting with ongoing training of classified and student staff; acting supervisor in Manager's absence.

Position requires lifting (up to 30 pounds) and exertion for short periods; ability to work in sustained rush periods during peak meal service hours; ability to stand for long periods on hard surfaces that may be slippery when wet; ability to work over heated food service areas and in areas below sixty degrees for several hours per day; exposure to hot, humid conditions (commercial dish room); ability to stoop, twist, bend, reach, and grasp with high frequency. Position interacts with a large number of people, including co-workers and student employees, customers, delivery workers, repair workers and vendors.

Position will make decisions regarding the day-to-day operations to ensure high quality food is prepared in accordance with health and safety standards and HACCP guidelines.

Additional Expectations of the Position
  • Obtain UO driver's certification within 90 days of employment and maintain throughout employment with the Athletic Department.
  • Complete Kitchen Safety training, and Hazard Communication training within 90 days of employment.
  • Obtain Lane County Food Handler's Card and OLCC server's permit within 90 days of employment.
  • Schedules can and will change depending on the needs of the unit and may include a mixture of a.m./p.m., weekend, and holiday shifts.
    Minimum Requirements
  • Two years of cooking experience in an institution or commercial firm serving complete meals;
  • Associate's degree in Food Service Management, Foods and Hospitality Service, or a directly-related field.
    Preferred Qualifications
  • Proven leadership experience.
  • Experience serving large groups of individuals in a high-stress environment.

    FLSA Exempt: No

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

    This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union.

    University of Oregon students and employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see:

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

    In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

    To apply, visit jeid-20346d0388db1c49ae30fc604fd3aeb6
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