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Iowa State University Sous Chef - Seasons Marketplace in Ames, Iowa

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Position Title:Sous Chef - Seasons Marketplace

Job Group:Professional & Scientific

Required Minimum Qualifications:High school diploma or equivalent and 3 years of related experience

Preferred Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Institution management, Culinary Arts, Food and Nutrition, or related degree OR an Associate’s Degree in Culinary Arts.Experience in food service management including food production, sanitation, service, scheduling, and personnel management.Experience in a high-volume collegiate residential and/or restaurant environment.Experience with food service software systems.Food service training experience.

Job Description:

ISU Dining is seeking a sous chef for Seasons Marketplace.

SummarySupervises food production, team training and development, food procurement and inventory control, and financial controls.Example of Duties• Supervises, directs, and trains on food preparation and production support activities for multiple workstations.• Develops and implements relevant training to increase knowledge and ability of staff.• Assists in coordinating the food, materials, and equipment for daily use, including but not limited to: ordering, receiving, storing, issuing, producing, serving, and transporting all daily food items.• Helps determine appropriate levels of stock, oversees inventory counts, and tracks shrinkage.• Oversees distribution of recipes, serving line worksheets, production schedules, and all necessary documentation to maintain high levels of service in conjunction with production cost goals.• Evaluates product and service offerings; and recommends, revises, and implements changes.• Tests and evaluates equipment, products, and menus; develops and tests recipes, as requested; and makes recommendations.• Controls income and expenses and recommends, revises, and implements changes as necessary using resources efficiently and effectively while maximizing sales.• Participates in coordination and supervision of daily operations.• Maintains safety and sanitation standards according to the Iowa Health Code.Level Guidelines• Individual contributor position with developing professional and/or technical skills working under immediate to general supervision• Grasps professional-level knowledge and concepts of field while working in a progressive learning mode• Works on problems and issues of somewhat limited scope• Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data for which answers are available or can be obtained• Responds to inquiries and issues, escalating to manager or higher level workers as appropriate• May lead projects of limited scope and complexity• May provide guidance to students

Appointment Type:Regular

Number of Months Employed Per Year:12 Month Work Period

Time Type:Full time

Pay Grade:PS806

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae2) Letter of Application/Cover LetterIf you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Original Posting Date: May 3, 2021

Posting Close Date:June 1, 2021

Job Requisition Number:R4794

Iowa State University ( is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities ( AAU ), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 30,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community ( .

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email .

If you have questions about the application process please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll-Free at 1-877-477-7485 . Iowa State University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should email or call (515) 294-4800 or Toll-Free: (877) 477-7485 . TTY users are welcome to use the Iowa Relay Service number by dialing 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2942 .

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