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Food Service Worker 2

Apply now Job no: 534134
Work type: Classified Staff
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Food Service/Hospitality

Department: University Housing
Classification: Food Service Worker 2
Appointment Type and Duration: Academic Year (Classified), Ongoing
Salary: $16.60 - $19.29 per hour
FTE: 1.0

Review of Applications Begins

Initial review July 5, 2024; applications will then be reviewed as needs arise; positions open until filled.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please make sure to include ALL applicable experience in your online application.

Department Summary

University Housing, a department within the Division of Student Services and Enrollment Management, is committed to supporting student success by cultivating inclusive communities. Our goal is to provide a robust living experience through accessible and affordable state-of-the-art housing, dining, and social and academic programs for the entire student body to develop community leaders, innovators, and change-makers who will enrich the future.

We value equity and inclusion, responsibility and integrity, innovation and learning, and safety and security. University Housing staff work hard to incorporate these values into daily work and practices to ensure an excellent UO experience.

University Housing units include Business Services Operations, Dining Services, Facilities Services, Promotions & Student Recruitment, and Residence Life. University Housing is a $100-million dollar educational and business department that is a self-sustaining, self-liquidating agency of the University (receives no tuition or tax support for its operating budget).

Living on campus adds tremendous value for students and the University. Students who live on campus their first year have higher grades, are retained at the University of Oregon at higher rates, graduate at higher rates, and graduate more quickly.

Position Summary

Food Service Worker 2 positions (FSW2) perform a wide range of food service activities including front and back of the house duties. Tasks may include barista operations, food prep, and production, dish & dining room upkeep, and simple cooking according to recipes or instructions – all while providing outstanding customer service. The FSW2 provides ongoing training throughout the year to student employees and works in conjunction with other dining staff to create a trend-setting dining experience for our Ducks in a diverse, respectful, and inclusive working environment.

This position interacts with customers and other staff members in a helpful and courteous manner and maintains a professional demeanor during rush periods or stressful situations. A collaborative team-oriented attitude will aid in the success of maintaining outstanding customer service.

The FSW2 positions are full-time employment (1.0 FTE), with the option of an academic year (9 months) or a full year (12 months) basis. Shifts may include nights, weekends, and holidays. Schedules may change based on the operational needs of the unit.

Work conditions and physical demands are typical of those found in the food service industry. These conditions may include slippery floors, extreme temperatures, heavy lifting, and standing for long periods.

Special Requirements
• Must have, or ability to obtain, a Lane County Food Handler’s card within 2 weeks of employment.
• Must take and be able to understand Hazard Communication Training supplied by the employer.
• Must be able to interpret menus and worksheets, prepare usage reports, and understand policies, procedures, and safety information.

Essential Personnel:
This position requires the employee to make every reasonable effort to arrive at the campus at their regularly scheduled times during inclement weather and/or university closures unless otherwise notified by their supervisor or manager. This includes times when the university may be closed. Essential personnel must provide reliable and current contact information at all times.

Minimum Requirements

• One year of experience in a commercial food service facility.

Professional Competencies

• Ability to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
• Ability to provide excellent customer service and maintain a professional demeanor during rush periods.
• Ability to prioritize duties.


FLSA Exempt: No

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit https://hr.uoregon.edu/about-benefits.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at uocareers@uoregon.edu or 541-346-5112.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy (including pregnancy-related conditions), age, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including family medical history), ancestry, familial status, citizenship, service in the uniformed services (as defined in federal and state law), veteran status, expunged juvenile record, and/or the use of leave protected by state or federal law in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Office of Investigations and Civil Rights Compliance. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed here.

In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://clery.uoregon.edu/annual-campus-security-and-fire-safety-report.

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