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Food Service Administrator I

Employer
Northern Illinois University
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 21, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Auxiliary Services, Safety & Security, Food Services Management
Employment Type
Full Time
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Primary Function

9-month position; actual start and end dates may vary based on academic calendar

This position reports to the Catering Manager and is responsible for supervising catering staff at various functions and events.
Duties and Responsibilities (generally)

Is responsible for all catering setups and service for various functions and events. Supervise Student employees in set up and service for various functions and events. Review set-up and presentation of food before service begins; conduct pre-service briefing of all staff involved. Assist with set up and clean up after catered events, as needed.
Minimum Required Qualifications for this position

High school diploma or equivalent.

Two (2) years of responsible experience in catering. One year of university training in dietetics, hotel management, institutional management or related fields may be substituted for one year of experience.

(Illinois Food Service Sanitation Certifications: Certification required within first 6 months of employment; Bassett (alcohol training course) Certification is required within the first 6 months of employment)
Specialty Factors (Additional Required Qualifications)

Education and Experience Preferred
  1. Catering experience on a college campus.
  2. Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  3. Organizational and time management skills.
  4. Strong customer service skills.
  5. Ability to be flexible and meet deadlines.
  6. Illinois Food Service Sanitation Certification. Certification required within first 6 months of employment
  7. Bassett certification (alcohol training course). Certification is required within the first 6 months of employment.
  8. Valid State of Illinois Drivers’ License

List the knowledge, skills, and abilities critical to the performance of this position.

Working Hours
M-F, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Must be willing to work evenings and weekends as required
Minimum Pay Rate (Hourly or Monthly)
$14.85 per hour
Hiring Rate Information

Actual hiring rate is commensurate with experience, education, and internal equity; position includes a robust benefits package to eligible applicants.

Posting Date
01/21/2022
Closing Date
02/02/2022
Priority Review Date

Special Instructions to Applicants
  • Fully complete the Education and Work History sections of the application. Be specific on your entire work history, including employment dates and duties for all positions held. Applicable part-time work experience will be considered toward qualifying for this position, however, it will be converted to a full-time equivalency to determine combined length of experience.
  • If you have education and/or training in excess of what is required, we encourage you to upload your unofficial transcripts.
  • After the posting has closed, your submission will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the classification, including any specialty factors associated with this particular position.
  • Please monitor your e-mail for further information regarding your application. Emails will be generated from jobs@niu.edu and CivilServiceTesting@niu.edu . Please add these emails to your address book to ensure timely delivery of any future communication.
  • We STRONGLY recommend that contact information used in your online profile be personal use, not professional/work information: personal email address, home address, and phone numbers. The information you provide is used to make contact on search updates, department referrals and interviews, etc. We must be able to relay sensitive and important information in a way that protects your privacy concerning job search activity, now and in the future.
  • ALL QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE SCHEDULED TO COME TO THE NIU DEKALB CAMPUS TO TAKE A STATE UNIVERSITIES CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION . At the time of testing, you will be required to present a photo ID. NOTE : If you have previously tested for this classification and wish to rewrite the exam to improve your score and register position, please contact CivilServiceTesting@niu.edu and include Food Service Administrator I 3911 in the subject line by the posting deadline.
  • Required documentation noted in the posting such as driver’s license, licensures, or certifications MUST be presented at the time of examination.
  • If eligible for Veteran’s Preference Points, DD214/DD215/NGB22/DD256 paperwork reflecting an Honorable Discharge MUST be uploaded to this application in order to receive the maximum eligible points on the Civil Service examination.
  • After testing of all qualified applicants has been completed for this position, the names with the top three scores will be referred to the hiring department for interview.
  • Click on Food Service Administrator I for more information including salary ranges, typical duties, minimum acceptable qualifications, and testing requirements.
  • Please click Human Resource Services – Benefits for detailed information about Northern Illinois University’s benefits package.
  • Employment is contingent upon your passing a criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.
Application Procedures

Link to Department Homepage
www.niu.edu/dining
Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, and crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and depth perception. Individual is responsible for setting work priorities and determining methods of completing job tasks. There are general guidelines, policies and procedures, and departmental and state standards, which must be adhered to in performing the assigned responsibilities.
EEO Statement

In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Ethics and Compliance Officer, Title IX Coordinator
Health Services 230
TitleIXCoordinator@niu.edu
815-753-5560
Is Background Check Required
Yes
Visa Policy

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

ADA Accommodation

NIU remains committed to ensuring that its recruitment and application procedures include full opportunities for applicants with disabilities. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make accommodations for a person’s disability during either the application or interview process. An applicant who believes they require an accommodation to participate in the employment process due to a disability may request that accommodation through the Accommodation Request Form . For further assistance, please contact the office of Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Education ( AAEOE ) at ada@niu.edu .

Clery Act Information

NIU provides information regarding campus security, personal and fire safety, including topics such as: crime prevention, emergency response procedures and crime reporting policies, in addition to crime and fire statistics for the most recent three calendar years. The Annual Security Report containing security and safety information is available at www.safety.niu.edu/clery or by contacting the University Police Department and Public Safety Department at 815-753-9628 to receive a hard copy. The Annual Fire Safety Report is available at www.niu.edu/clery/fire_report.pdf or by contacting the Environmental Health and Safety Department at 815-753-0404 to receive a hard copy.

Quick Link
https://employment.niu.edu/postings/61375
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Have you attached a copy of your DD214, DD215, NGB22, or DD256 for consideration of Veteran's Preference Points? The copy submitted should reflect the status of discharge in order to be considered.
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Military Discharge Documents ONLY (DD214/DD215/NGB22/DD256)
  2. Transcripts (unofficial with official required at hire)
  3. Certifications/Licensure #1


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