Food Service Supervisor - Kitchen West

University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law
September 25, 2023
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Position Information

UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System. The UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton and Frisco, the University of North Texas at Dallas and UNT Dallas College of Law, and the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region. We are growing with the North Texas region, employing more than 14,000 employees, educating a record 49,000+ students across our system, and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

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Posting Title Food Service Supervisor - Kitchen West Department UNT-Dining-Residential-163720 Job Location Denton Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Retirement Eligibility TRS Eligible Additional Retirement Information

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Salary Information Commensurate with experience Department Summary

Why work for UNT Dining? Our employees explain. – YouTube It's About the Food. As the largest self-supported food service department in North Texas, UNT Dining Services offers 5 Dining Halls, 20+ retail venues, an upscale dining restaurant, a hydroponic garden, a central scratch bakery, and catering service—all led by professionally-trained chefs and hospitality experts. UNT is recognized as a national leader in university dining due to the department's innovative, trendsetting approach to food service and award- winning culinary talent. UNT operates Mean Greens Café, the nation's first 100% vegan collegiate Dining Hall, and Kitchen West, Texas' first and only university Dining Hall Certified Free From™ the Big 8 Food Allergens and Gluten Kitchens with Confidence. In early 2021, UNT opened its first standalone Dining Hall, Eagle Landing, inspired by urban food halls and home to seven unique restaurant concepts, all available for a single Meal Plan swipe. UNT was named No. 2 in the nation as a college with the best food by and is also the recipient of the prestigious Loyal E. Horton Award and Vegan Recipe Award from the National Association of College and University Food Services. As a founding member of the Menus of Change University Research Collaborative, UNT contributes to groundbreaking research on plant-forward diets, food waste reduction, and consumer food choices while accelerating the implementation of the Menus of Change Principles of Healthy, Sustainable Menus.

Position Overview

An experienced cook responsible for managing employees at a Residential Dining Cafeteria. Ensures and oversees work involving the preparation of bread, pastries, meats, vegetables, salads, and other items using recipes and various kitchen equipment. Responsible for ensuring employees prepare high-quality and flavorful food for all our customers daily while providing a fun, friendly atmosphere. This position involves Training Student Workers in all areas of work in the cafeteria,

Additional Posting Details

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma/GED equivalent and two years of experience in institutional or commercial food preparation, including one year of supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of experience, education, or training.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Ability to follow detailed oral and written instructions; ability to direct and manage the work of others. • Ability to work from written menus, standard recipes and oral instructions. • Ability to maintain records and complete forms accurately. • Ability to apply mathematical concepts to complete tasks (example: checking orders for quantity). • Considerable knowledge of the materials, methods, and equipment used in preparing food on a large scale. • Considerable knowledge of health hazards in food preparation and service, and knowledge of necessary precautionary measures. • Knowledge of food values and menu planning. • Ability to train personnel in the care and use of equipment and in standard practices and methods used in large-scale food service. • Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.

Preferred Qualifications

Great work ethic. Outgoing personality. Eager to excel and grow with our exciting new UNT Dining Services operations.

Required License / Registration / Certification Work Schedule

Hours Vary

Driving University Vehicle No Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position. EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification Title Food Service Supervisor Physical Requirements Carrying, Cleaning, Climbing, Crawling, Kneeling, Lifting up to 50 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear, Ability to communicate

Job Duties


Has a perfect attendance record; arrives prepared to begin work at scheduled starting time daily.


When absent or tardy, calls the manager or supervisor before the shift begins as outlined in the Dining Services policy.


Does not have excessive absenteeism per Dining Services policy.


Employee always wears a clean, neat uniform with a name tag and skid-resistant shoes. (Daily; ZERO EXCEPTIONS)


Exceeds grooming standards as defined in Dining Services policy daily.


Tastes products to verify the quality of each item served for each meal period daily.


Monitors and assures the quality of items on the serving line throughout the meal service. This includes each item prepared daily. (ZERO EXCEPTIONS)


Guarantees that all food is handled and served per HAACP and guidelines. (ZERO EXCEPTIONS)


Plans and verifies the use of leftovers correctly (within 24 hours of original preparation); guarantees that the product is served in such a way that it is perceived as a new dish.


Follows all HAACP guidelines as they relate to specific job responsibilities (ZERO EXCEPTIONS)


It is highly visible in the dining room and/or kitchen based on the MOD assignment.


Guarantees that Food Service Workers have all tools and products necessary to complete their jobs.


Holds daily production meetings with cooks and servers to ensure food quality and consistency in portioning.


Effectively trains new whole and part-time employees; retrain employees as necessary.


Ensures that food is portioned according to recipe instructions or unit manager.


Keeps a running list of all routine cleaning/maintenance chores and engages staff in these activities if slow-downs occur in any specific work area.


Performs additional work without being instructed to do so.


Guarantees that staff produces high-quality work with exceptional efficiency at each meal daily.


Is effective and friendly in communication with team members and customers; is always positive and enthusiastic.


Anticipates, takes ownership, and satisfies customers, fellow team members, and management needs and concerns.


Displays a positive demeanor with staff and customers alike each day without exception.


Exercises discretion in sharing Dining Services information with others. Does not talk negatively about Dining Services or employees.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S6985P

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Supplemental Questions

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  • Do you have two years of experience in institutional or commercial food preparation, including one year of supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of experience, education, or training?
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