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Assistant Sous Chef
Staff Position (11580)

Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 58 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Sous Chef in the University Dining Services department.

Primary Job Duties: Under general supervision, supervises cooks, food service aides and student workers engaged in one or more components of a food service operation such as preparing and serving food, safety and sanitation, coordination of meal schedules, catering and services. Ensures quality standards are maintained. Responsible for controlling food and labor cost during assigned shift. Assists with inventory as necessary. Training new and existing cooks, food service aides and student workers, assigning and reviewing work tasks, evaluating performance. Receiving and inspecting supplies, record keeping to include attendance, disciplinary actions, applications and interviews.

Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma/GED and five years progressively responsible experience in commercial or institutional food service, two years of which must have been in a lead or supervisory capacity.

Working knowledge of Excel and word processing. Thorough knowledge and understanding of the principles and methods in large scale food preparation and service. Thorough knowledge of and skill in the application of procedures and standards of quality and quantity food selection, food preservation, food preparation, meal service, and portion control. Thorough knowledge of and skill in the use of food service equipment and materials. General knowledge of federal, state, and local health and sanitation regulations applicable to food service activities. Skill in providing guidance to food service personnel. Ability to organize and coordinate the work of food service operations and to control workload to assure quality service; to supervise and instruct food service personnel; to prepare and maintain records and reports; to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to work in irritating environments and adverse temperature conditions; to lift up to 50 lbs, transport and stock food service supplies, materials and equipment.

This position is expected to report for work during emergency situations such as extreme weather conditions when the University may be closed.

Preferred Qualifications: Serve Safe Certification or TIPS preferred.

This is a full-time, non-exempt, State position with a full benefits package. Starting salary is $38,204.00 annually, which is approximately $18.32 per hour.

Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions. To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit a cover letter and resume. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any documents via E-mail. Three professional references will be requested and required before the final stages of the search. Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted. Applications received by January 22, 2018 will receive full consideration; the position is open until filled.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit

Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University’s Online Employment Application System. Please click to begin.

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.: Equal Opportunity Statement :.

Salisbury University has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment and educational opportunities for its faculty, staff and students. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. The University adheres to the EEO/AA policies set forth by federal and Maryland laws. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Associate Vice President of Institutional Equity, Title IX Coordinator, Room 100 Holloway Hall, 1101 Camden Ave. Salisbury, MD 21801; Tel. 410-543-6426.

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