Specialist, Culinary Arts (Work Study)

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Specialist, Culinary Arts (Work Study)
Open Internally or Externally External
If faculty, tenure track status
Reports to (title) Associate Dean, Culinary Arts
Department Culinary Institute (School of Business)-2D4
Requisition Number W17094
Position Type One Year Temporary
Job Category Work Study - Variable
FT/PT Part-time
Initial Work Location Miller Campus
Starting Salary $9.86 - $10.85
Job Open Date 02/27/2018
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Priority Review Date
Job Summary

The Receiving Clerk accepts all purchased products into the Culinary Arts Institute, verifying accuracy of delivery to purchase orders. Maintains storeroom in accordance with standards and rotates stock accordingly. Issues and delivers items to departments in accordance with the requisition.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

Checks each item on the invoice against the applicable school document, weighing, counting, verifying prices on each item and checking these against specifications to verify accuracy of delivery.

Notifies person responsible for ordering merchandise when shipment arrives or if the shipment fails to arrive so that any discrepancies can be resolved. Signs, dates and time stamps all invoices on the respective receiving sheet, ensuring items are correctly identified.

Properly stores, rotates and dates all stock so that all items are fresh; involves transportation of heavy goods.

Keeps refrigerators, freezers and storeroom organized.

Fills requisitions for faculty members and lab classes.

Assists in conducting month-end inventories.

Monitors and documents cooler and freezer temperatures to avoid spoilage.

Involved in some ordering of products.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued

Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times.

Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all level of employees and students in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.

Must be able to multitask and prioritize departmental functions to meet deadlines.

Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Salt Lake Community College policies.

Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming.

Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in implementing solutions.

Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

A minimum of 1 year culinary or baking purchasing/receiving experience.

Minimum Qualifications

A high school diploma with mathematical emphasis required.

The ability to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of safe food handling standards and beverage management.

Valid ServSafe certification or Food Handler’s certification.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
Ability to push up to 100 pounds
Basic food identification knowledge
Solid understanding of safe food handling practices
Ability to prioritize, organize and multi-task assigned duties

Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, ability, culture, ethnic background, to maintain good working relationships across the College. Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities and special needs.

Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties
Special Instructions

A maximum of 20 hours per week is allocated for this position.

Federal Work Study is awarded to SLCC students through the Federal College Work Study program, which requires establishing financial need through the FAFSA application from the Financial Aid Office. If you do not have work study awarded to you, you will not be eligible for work under work study positions.

Salt Lake Community College may complete a criminal background check on the finalist.

FLSA Non-Exempt

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you first learn about this position?
    • Newspaper
    • Ethnic Media
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Organization
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • SLCC Website
    • Referral Agency
    • Workforce Services
    • College Placement Center
    • Friend
    • Employee
    • SLCC Email
    • SLCC HR Office
    • Other (please specify below)
  2. If other referral source, please specify:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a Work-Study award from SLCC's Financial Aid Office?
    • Yes
    • No
    • I don't know what work-study is

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume / Curr. Vitae
  3. Letters of Reference
  4. Other Doc