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Director of Dining and Culinary Services/Assistant Director of Housing
CompanyUniversity of Wisconsin - MadisonDate Posted08/11/2016
Contact InfoReview of applications will begin September 16, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at Nominations for this position may be emailed to Jennifer N. Hiatt at . Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.

Spelman Johnson
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Director of Dining and Culinary Services/Assistant Director of Housing
Jennifer N. Hiatt, Search Associate

Visit the UW-Madison University Housing website at

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
DescriptionThe University of Wisconsin-Madison is a major research university, internationally renowned for its academic excellence, research productivity, and esteemed faculty. The University attracts highly qualified scholars from around the world and current enrolls approximately 43,500 students. In addition to a strong commitment to undergraduate education, UW-Madison offers incredible opportunities for graduate study with over 150 majors offering master's degrees and 110 offering the doctorate. The campus includes professional schools for law, medicine, veterinary medicine, and pharmacy as well as the University hospitals and clinics. Located on a picturesque campus of 933 acres bordered to the north by Lake Mendota, and connected to the state capitol and the downtown arts district in the city of Madison, the University encompasses numerous scholarly disciplines and supports over 650 registered student organizations related to a diverse array of interests, activities, and community outreach.
ResponsibilitiesReporting to the Director of University Housing, the Director of Dining and Culinary Services/Assistant Director of Housing (Director) is a member of the senior leadership team for the Division of University Housing (Division) as well as a highly visible partner on the UW-Madison campus. The Director is responsible for the planning and direction of all operational, fiscal, and personnel aspects of University Housing Dining and Culinary Services, and is expected to provide the vision and leadership that ensures that University Housing is offering an exceptional culinary, customer service, and overall dining experience. The Division currently houses over 7,500 residents within 19 residence halls and 3,000 residents in three apartment neighborhoods. The Division has an operating budget of over $90 million and consists of over 420 full-time employees and 2,000 student employees. In addition, the Division's summer conference program, with annual revenue of more than $4 million, hosts approximately 17,000 guests attending over 120 different programs. Dining and Culinary Services employs approximately 140 FTE and 1,300 student employees with an annual budget of $28 million.
RequirementsThe successful candidate will possess a bachelor's degree (master's degree preferred) and ten years of progressively responsible managerial/administrative experience with at least five years of supervisory experience that demonstrates the ability to manage high-volume, multi-unit marketplace dining operations and catering units; extensive knowledge of current industry standards, customer trends, and food purchasing and distribution systems; knowledge of food service software for menu, inventory management, and point-of-sale systems as used for program evaluation; experience with high-volume food production and sales, food quality assurance programs, and fiscal and personnel management; demonstrated experience as a skilled administrator; ability to be creative with food and service, including menu management and catering; and knowledge and skill in food presentation and merchandising.
Application Deadline09/16/2016

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Food Service Correctional Support Trades Supervisor
CompanyColorado Department of CorrectionsDate Posted12/01/2015
Contact InfoLisa Harding

2862 South Circle Drive
DescriptionThis Correctional Support Trades Supervisor I (CSTS I) is a Food Service (FS) Supervisor in a Colorado Department of Corrections (CDOC) prison facility. Position oversees the production of meal services for an offender population which could range from 600 to 7500 meals daily. POSITIONS are located throughout the State of Colorado.
ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities include but are not limited to: ensuring the safety and security of the public, facility staff and offenders; ensuring efficient meal service during assigned shift and supervising offender work crews in the daily kitchen operations; ensuring sanitation and compliance with all applicable regulations, standards and guidelines and ensuring appropriate use of resources and inventory. The FS Supervisor prepares offenders for community re-entry by promoting the Colorado Department of Corrections Mission and Vision while adhering to a high level of integrity and commitment.
RequirementsFour years of employment experience cooking in the food service industry; at least one of the four years must have included supervisory/work lead duties, making decisions and/or recommendations that affected the pay, status and tenure of subordinate staff or offenders.

The following types of food service experience will be considered:
  • Working as a cook or chef in a commercial, institutional, correctional or military setting, utilizing raw ingredients, following prescribed large scale recipes to create meals from scratch (this does not include fast food restaurant experience or residential group home cooking).
  • Working as a baker in a high volume, batch production bakery, following prescribed large scale recipes, monitoring production schedules and maintaining inventory and supply orders.
  • Working as a cook or chef in a Deli/Catering business, planning meals for catered events, establishing menus, developing recipes/calculating ingredients and maintaining inventory and supply orders.
  • Working as a General Manager, Manager, Assistant Manager, Shift Leader or Team Leader for a national restaurant chain; employment must have included participation in a company endorsed, formal training program for the food production side (back of house) of operations.

Applicant may meet the four year requirement with a combination of work experience as follows:

A minimum of two years of experience, as described in one of the food service settings listed above may be combined with correctional experience for a total of at least four years.

Correctional experience must be security related duties where primary responsibilities throughout a shift, include monitoring and controlling offender movement throughout their daily schedules, discovering and preventing contraband and responding to emergencies; ensuring proper key/tool/chemical/equipment control, use,storage and accountability; advising offenders in matters concerning work, programs, appropriate behavior and decision making in order to prepare them for successful community re-entry.

Substitutions:Completion of an accredited, non correspondence culinary or hospitality degree may substitute for two of the required years of cooking experience. This does not apply to the supervisory experience. An acceptable substitution for the supervisory experience is either a Certified Dietary Manager or Certified Food Service Manager. Please attach transcripts if you are using any of these substitutions. Transcripts must include the name of institution, your student ID #, a list of the courses completed, the degree earned and the date awarded.
Application Deadline12/31/2016

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