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POST DATE 9/11/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

University of California - San Diego San Diego, CA

San Diego, CA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


Payroll Title:




Hiring Salary Range

$16.60- $17.95 / Hour



Appointment Type:


Appointment Percent:

50 - 95%


SX Contract

Total Openings:


Work Schedule:

Variable, 8 hrs/day


Extended Deadline: FRI 10/7/2016

This is a Career Position with full Benefits. Must be able to work 50% to 95% variable time.

This position will remain open until suitable candidates are identified.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment or Special Selection: Apply by 06/06/16 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible ACCES or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for Special Selection.


This is a 50% to 95% variable position. Housing Dining Hospitality (HDH) is a self-funded, large and complex campus department consisting of 7 divisions, with more than 600 staff employees, 700-800 student employees and an annual operating budget of $150 million. HDH provides housing for approximately 15,000 undergraduates, grad students, faculty, staff and their families in over 400 buildings and approximately 5.3 million sq. ft.

Currently, HDH houses 38% of UCSD s enrolled students with a goal of housing 50% in the near future. HDH also provides maintenance and repair, contract meals/meal plan management, as well as retail food service, conference services and catering services to student residents, faculty, staff, and campus visitors.

50% variable position. Acts as a working team leader in a retail operation with responsibilities to include merchandising, stocking, barista, customer service, food production, on-the-job training and quality control in a front of the house environment. Basic responsibilities will include any or all of the following: problem-solving in a timely manner, food production, customer service and complaints, data entry, use of Outlook for email and scheduling, placing orders online and by phone, handling staff shortages, equipment and personnel. Will follow established procedures in the absence of the supervisor. In coordination with their supervisor, will be responsible for food production, customer service, controlling labor hours and merchandising.

Operating needs of the department require varied work schedules, (i.e., a.m., p.m., and/or weekend shifts and/or 10 hour workday). This will include closing shifts going as late as 2am. 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 to interact and communicate positively with other staff, and customers.

Knowledge and ability to effectively utilize employees and equipment in daily routines as well as unforeseen emergencies.

Knowledge and skill in teaching and delegating of tasks to subordinates, and effectively monitoring and evaluating their performance.

Demonstrated organizational skills to effectively manage time.

Writing skills to communicate procedures, evaluations, and recommendations to management.

Demonstrated initiative to: 1) identify unit level problems and/or needs; 2) develop solutions and/or needs proposals; 3) and implement action plans with limited assistance and input.

Skill and ability to handle stressful situations, multiple deadlines, and difficult people in a calm professional manner.

Skill and background in culinary arts, with skill as a cook, and skills in food creativity.

Basic computer knowledge and skills to perform data entry of usage and waste tracking into online data base.

Knowledge and background in placing online product orders, following par levels.



Job offer is contingent on a clear background check.

Must have a valid California driver s License, good driving record and participate in the DMV pull program.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: