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Assistant Chef

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Position Information

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Position Information

Top Message Both current Ohio State employees and the general public may apply for this unclassified professional position.
Message to Applicants
Number of Positions Available 2
University Title Assistant Chef
Working Title Seasonal Assistant Chef
Department Scott
Department Location Columbus
Requisition Number 433141
Summary of Duties

The Assistant Chef is responsible for the preparation of cooked foods in support of a dining operation that serves students, staff, faculty and guests of the university; operates as part of the culinary management team and is responsible for a complete knowledge of food preparation and function of all stations within the operation; uses knowledge and skill in food presentation and the utilization of proper methods; applies methods of proper timing to ensure that freshly cooked products are ready for continuous service is paramount; steps in and adds support to any station to ensure proper finish and timely service is the key duty of this position; performs special functions and assists with events; serves as primary culinary manager in absence of the Unit Chef; work schedule will include afternoon and evening hours, as well as weekend hours as needed. This is a Seasonal status position and will work during the academic year, to include scheduled time off during the summer. Will be eligible for benefits while in active employee status.

Additional Information for Applicants:

This position has been reposted.

Pre Employment Screening Requires the successful completion of a background check.
Required Qualifications

Associate’s degree in culinary arts or specialized formal culinary training from an accredited culinary program or an equivalent combination of culinary education and experience; knowledge of food safety procedures; knowledge of HACCP procedures; minimum (6) months supervisory experience; knowledge of all kitchen equipment; proficient in recipe and menu creation; ability to train and work with both students and regular employees.

Desired Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree; ServSafe certification; knowledge of CBORD / FSS; experience is high volume food operation; experience in catering, fast casual or cafeteria style dining operations.

Target Salary $16.35 - $18.27 Hourly
Job Category Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%)


Full/Part Time Full-time
Temporary or Regular Regular
Posting Start Date 10/21/2017
Posting End Date 11/26/2017
Dept Contact Name Zimmerman,Chrystal D
Dept Contact Phone
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you related in any way to a faculty/staff member in the unit of the position for which you are applying?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * What prompted you to apply for this position at The Ohio State University? Please select an answer below:
    • Referred by personal contact
    • Referred by OSU recruiter
    • Job/Career Fair
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Columbus Dispatch
    • Professional organization
    • HERC (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Local newspapers
    • Other
  3. * Do you have an associate’s degree in culinary arts or specialized formal culinary training from an accredited culinary program or an equivalent combination of culinary education and experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have at least six months of supervisory experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have a bachelor’s degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have a current ServSafe certification?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have at least one year experience is high volume food operation?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Do you have at least one year of experience in catering, fast casual or cafeteria style dining operations?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other