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Grill or Asian Platform Cook (temporary, part-time)

Apply now Department: 3670009200 Department of Housing & Dining
Job no: 513466
Employment type: Temporary Part-time
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Dining / Hospitality, Food Safety/Science/Systems
Pay Grade: 04A

About This Role:

At the heart of it all, our dynamic team works together to prepare safe, wholesome food for the residents and guests in the Residence Hall system at Kansas State University.  Cooks provide food production support to 5-6 different food and service platforms in a “from scratch” production environment.  We are currently seeking qualified applicants for the grill and Asian food platforms.  Available shifts are 10:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (grill) and 3:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (Asian food concept). 

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Organize, assemble and prepare assigned menu items using batch cooking techniques and a variety of food preparation methods using standardized recipes.
  • Trains and oversees the work of hourly student employees.
  • Operate, clean, and maintain equipment and work areas in a safe and sanitary manner.  Complies with all cleaning and sanitation standards. 
  • Evaluate HACCP and food safety activities and works closely with others to make sure all food is stored and handles in a safe and sanitary manner using established procedures.  Practices good personal hygiene.  
  • Promotes a harmonious, productive work environment and participates as an effective team worker by cooperating with and assisting co-workers, sharing equipment, work space, and information.
  • Perform other duties as assigned to include participating in team meetings, interacting with others in a positive manner that promotes a welcoming, cohesive, productive work environment.

Why Join Us:

K-State food is rated number 13 nationwide according to The Princeton Review's "The Best 386 Colleges" in its 2021 issue. Our K-State students enjoy meals made from scratch on location by our dedicated, hardworking dining staff.  Be part of the dining services team that makes it all happen and enjoy a free meal during eligible shifts.

This position is covered by the Kansas Association of Public Employees (KAPE) agreement.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • One year of experience in commercial/institutional cooking.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Considerable knowledge of large-scale food preparation, equipment, health sanitation, and safety procedures.
  • Versatility, a commitment to quality and the ability to engage with and work harmoniously with others.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to accurately weigh and measure ingredients, to use and care for equipment and handle food safely while preparing high-quality products.  

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

How to Apply:

Please submit the online application

Screening of Applications Begins:

Screening begins immediately and continues until the positions are filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$15.50 per hour plus shift differential pay of $.60 per hour for qualifying shifts.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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