THIS IS A PARTIAL-YEAR CAREER POSITION: Employee will be scheduled to work an average 70% annually. This position is subject to furlough (June-September and could be scheduled up to 90 days) and curtailment periods (spring and winter holiday breaks where operations are suspended up to 21 days due to the academic calendar).
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 3/28/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 4/6/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
Semi-skilled individual who works under close supervision. Areas of work responsibility include any of the following: food preparation, banquets, dishroom, storeroom, dining room bussing, equipment, delivery of food, cashiering, customer service and operation of food carts. Responsible for providing food services in a courteous manner with co-workers, students, staff, faculty and guests. Must have a valid California Driver's License, good driving record and participate in the DMV pull program.
Housing Dining Hospitality (HDH) is a self-funded, large and complex campus department consisting of 7 divisions, with over 700 career employees, 1000 to 1200 student employees and an annual operating budget greater than $200 million. HDH provides housing for approximately 18,000 undergraduates, grad students, faculty, staff and their families in over 400 buildings covering over 8 million sq. ft. HDH is in the midst of implementing an aggressive building plan which added 10,000 new beds in the next 10 years and will almost double our square footage by 2032.
Currently, HDH houses 38% of UCSD's enrolled students with a goal of housing 65% by 2032. HDH provides maintenance and repair, contract meals/meal plan management, as well as retail food service, conference services and catering services to residents, students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors.
Housing/Dining/Hospitality commits to facilitating an equitable, diverse and inclusive environment, fostering a sense of belonging for our students and staff. As HDH we understand, each unique individual with their varied thoughts and experiences is what makes our department strong. Aligning with UC San Diego's Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion strategic goals, Housing/Dining/Hospitality is proud to promote and create opportunities for greater equity, diversity and inclusiveness within our division.
Operating needs of the department require varied work schedules, (i.e., a.m., p.m., and/or weekend shifts and/or 10 hour workday). Employees may be required to take off (vacation or temporary layoff) during scheduled operational shutdown periods, such as Christmas, Spring & Summer breaks. Health codes require prescribed uniform, hair covering, and good personal hygiene. Meal schedules require extreme attention to promptness and excellent attendance. Meal perquisite is required for all Dining Services employees. Employees may be required to change work location on a daily basis as needed or for an indefinite time period.
Skill in organizing work and materials for maximum productivity.
Skill to interact and communicate positively with other staff and customers.
Ability to listen to directions and follow basic instructions.
Ability to understand basic sanitation requirements related to personal hygiene, food handling and equipment safety and sanitation.
Ability to absorb new information and build new skills in food handling, cash handling, sanitation and safety.
Ability to read instructions, schedules and evaluations.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide.
Ability to lift and carry 25 to 50 pounds.
Knows and follows University and Dining Services policies, including cash handling.
Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.
Must posses a valid California Drivers license to drive a University vehicle and be able to participate in the DMV Pull program.
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