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YWDC Student Manager
Job Category:   Student Manager
Unit:   Dining Services
Position Code:   TDS9322A
Status:   Open
Number of positions open:   5
Hours per week:   18
Closing Date:   02/15/2020
Salary:   15
Location:   Campus Site
Background check:   Background check is required

Dining Services is a part of Campus Auxiliaries within the Division of Finance. We are currently recruiting students to work with our team. We are looking for highly motivated students who are punctual, responsible, and eager to learn. Leadership positions such as this will will also allow the employee to gain necessary skills such as strong communication, conflict management, problem solving, and team work which will be helpful for future career endeavors.

Leadership positions such as this will will also allow the employee to gain necessary skills such as strong communication, conflict management, problem solving, and team work which will be helpful for future career endeavors.

***Dining Services hires students throughout the year to fill positions. Due to this, our positions remain posted throughout the year so that we can pro-actively reach out to eager students and fill positions as they are needed. Numbers of open positions reflect estimated need for the year for positions to fill and may not accurately reflect the hiring needs at the moment.

Job Responsibilities Include:
• Complete understanding of Dining Services policies and procedures and the ability to communicate and uphold these policies and procedures to fellow employees.
• Thorough understanding and participation in the development of training and station procedures for all food concepts and stations within assigned Dining location.
• Participation in the Dining Services student leadership program by providing thoughtful feedback to help facilitate and improve the program where and when needed.
• Participate in monthly supervisor meetings as directed per the Food Services Management team.
• Participate in the recruitment of Dining Services student employees.
• Assist in training of all student workers and understand training for career staff.
• Comprehensive knowledge of cash procedures and policies of the University and Dining Services with the ability to supervise student cashiers and act as a secondary to management in supervising career cashiers as needed.
• Knowledge of cash procedures for Dining Services with the ability to complete daily revenue deposits and count cash floats when needed.
• Solicit customer feedback and communicate properly to management team as needed.
• Attend monthly meeting with management team to build leadership skills and communication.
• Facilitate the proper opening and closing of the facilities.
• Participate in special events as needed by Dining Services management team.
• Willingness to cross train at other Dining Services’ revenue centers.
• Other tasks as assigned.

Student Manager will be required to have fingerprints on file before position begins.
Student Managers will be required to become ServSafe Certified.

Qualifications:   *Must have a valid Driver's License and at least 1 year of driving experience.*

• All dining staff must be friendly, professional, driven and customer service savvy (a good communicator!).
• 1 year of food service experience is preferred, however it is not mandatory.
• Student Employees will be trained in all aspects of a Food Facility including Food Safety practices, safe work behaviors, etc.
• Food Handler Certification is preferred.

Must commit to a minimum of 12 hours/week or equivalent of 3 shifts up to a maximum of 18 hours.
Must be willing to provide management with updated availabilities per Dining’s scheduling software.
Students with a valid CA driver’s license may be required to operate a Dining Services vehicle on occasion.
Student s must have a valid CA driver’s license to operate Dining Services vehicles. (Truck, Van, Carts)
Employees will be required to pass a general food safety quiz.

Special Circumstances: A background check may be required upon employment.
To Apply:   Apply on-line

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As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Merced will be a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information and the Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at

    The University of California at Merced is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff and students.
For more information:   Please contact Aaron Winek - Yablokoff-Wallace Manager- at awinek@ucmerced.edu.

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