The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

Senior Food Service Supervisor - Senior Food Service Sous Chef

Hiring department PRC Commons Bldg
Monthly salary $3,333
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 700AM to 330PM
Posting number 18-03-08-01-6160
Job Status Open
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin - J. J. Pickle Research Campus (North Austin)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Typical schedule 7:00am - 3:30pm with occasional evening and weekend work.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


Assist in the supervision of a food service area. Responsible for providing assistance in all phases of food prep and dispensing of food. Plan the daily schedule in a food service area and for catered functions. Adheres to production timelines. Follows established food handling procedures and supervises serving of food

Essential Functions

Execute the preparation for the daily buffet as well as performing duties as a supervisor to prepare food to be served at catered functions, Commons Cafe and offsite locations ensuring maintenance of high quality standards. Ability to multi-task on the fly and understand the importance of team work. Perform catering production as assigned. Perform quality control for taste, flavor nutrition and presentation of food. Communicate effectively with team members and serve as a backup for other members of the staff as needed. Constant awareness of professional staff development of team members. May train new employees on departmental procedures. Ensure customers receive proper attention and correct portions. Follow recipe cards including portion control and quality standards. Perform quality production in all areas. Check and ensure proper food delivery and storage. Have a good working knowledge of inventory and products necessary to perform designated tasks. Assist in completing inventory used to forecast needs and calculate orders. Respond to supervisor requests in a timely manner. Promote team working environment. Lead by example. Assist in staff development and production as needed. Interact with customers in a friendly and professional manner. Conduct all interactions with respect for others. Maintain a sanitary and organized work area. Ensure food preparation equipment is properly cleaned and sanitized. Observe safety and accident free procedures. Adhere to posted schedule and participate in the daily cleaning of kitchen and equipment. Report any equipment needing repair to Chef. Report to work on time, in complete uniform and show good personal hygiene. Maintain professional appearance at all time. Review and prepare for daily and weekly activities by using weekly and daily event function sheets.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Perform related duties as assigned. May train full time and part time employees in the use of machinery and equipment. Lead coordinator with HealthPoint to identify nutritionally friendly food.

Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Required qualifications

Licenses required. 3 years as Sous chef in a hotel setting, culinary degree or equivalent. Over 1 year experience maintaining inventory control, purchasing, and supervising staff. Over 2 years experience in a fast paced, high volume food management or restaurant environment. Demonstrated ability to receive, respond, and follow through with verbal work related instructions from supervisors, customers, and co-workers. Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative environment, prioritize, multi task and adapt to different situations. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal communication skills. Professional demeanor. Good working knowledge of computer. Licenses needed include a Class "C" Operator's Driver's License and have and maintain a current ServSafe Certificate or a current Travis County Food Handlers Card. A criminal history background check will be required for finalists under consideration for this position. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS continued. Candidates selected for interview will be asked to perform a 30 minute Hands On test. If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in dismissal. UT Austin is a Tobacco-free Campus.

Working conditions

Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished) May work in all weather conditions May work in extreme temperatures May work around chemical fumes May work around standard office conditions May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Climbing of ladders Lifting and moving

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