Please note: This is a full time position-40 hours per week/12 months per year. Schedule is made up 2 weeks in advance, however hours may vary according to daily business needs. Additionally,flexible scheduling/work hours may be required during break week, summer and intersession. In addition, large institute events may require additional hours (such as commencement (graduation) and Imagine RIT Festival).
As a member of the RIT community you'll receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with your pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs.
About RIT Dining Services Dining Services supports all meal plans both on campus and at select off campus locations. We are looking for a high energy team member that enjoys working in a busy environment serving customers. The successful candidate will need to be able to work with a diverse student work force which may include of deaf / hard of hearing, and internationals students. Hours would change for breaks, intersession and summer semester. This position may support serving from 1500 to over 3000 customers (faculty, staff and students) in any one location on a daily basis. RIT Catering is RIT’s self-owned and operated catering department, offering full service catering for groups of 20 to over 1,000 people. Our menu options cover continental breakfasts, hot buffet breakfasts, meeting breaks, boxed lunches, sandwich platters, buffet lunches and dinners, served lunches and dinners, hors d'oeuvres, receptions, bar services and more.
Detailed Job Description
Responsible to all customers and co-workers to provide excellent service in a friendly, sincere and courteous manner
Assist Sous Chef in preparing menu items according to production specifications and recipes Communicate effectively with staff, student employees, other management team members and general public
Assist in training and supervising students on all food procedures for both front and back of the house of operation
Bring Creativity to the development of menus in conjunction with the Sous Chef and Management
Assist Sous Chef in training of student employees in proper production methods and sanitation procedures. Effectively maintain a high level of student productivity throughout specific shift
Assist Sous chef and Assistant Manager in maintaining proper labeling, rotation, and storage of all food items
Insure that all foods are high in quality, served and stored at proper temperatures and times. Follow all New York State and Monroe County health codes as they relate to health, sanitation and safety. Serve as a good example for proper sanitation, cleaning and personal hygiene
Possess an awareness and basic knowledge of allergens, food sensitivities and dietetic restrictions. Show a willingness to work with the customer and management in resolving potential diet limitations of the customer
Carry out special assignments as requested by Supervisors, Managers or Directors to provide coverage on the line and in the kitchen at high volume periods and/or staffing shortages
Understand department and institute policies and objectives to better deal with staff and customers
Attend meetings as requested or required by manager
Report to work on time with proper uniform, including name tag and hair net
Adhere to break policies
Adhere to and follow precautionary measures as they relate to safety in the work place
Other duties as assigned
Required Minimum Qualifications
High School Diploma or GED
Serve Safe qualifications or ability to earn in 6 months of employment
3-5 years’ experience in a high volume kitchen, preferably in an institute setting
Required Minimum Education Level
Required Application Documents
Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume
How To Apply
In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources.RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu.
Internal Number: 3487BR
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