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Culinary Operations Manager

University of California - Irvine Health
United States, Irvine
November 28, 2023

Updated: Oct 4, 2023

Location: Irvine-Campus

Job Type:

Department: Campus Recreation

Job Opening ID: 39388
Reports To: HR Manager
Working Title: Culinary Operations Manager
Department: Campus Recreation
Bargaining Unit: 99
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Payroll Job Code: 004402
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: 8-5 M-F
Employee Class: Contract
Position Summary:
The Division of Student Affairs is committed to developing the whole student by ensuring your life outside of the classroom complements your academic endeavors. This means providing enriching opportunities that affirm your experiences. Our efforts are guided by student learning outcomes within the following domains: * Civic & Community Engagement * Leadership Development * Diversity & Global Consciousness * Professional & Administrative Skills * Personal Responsibility The UCI campus is an exciting and dynamic place where you will engage in experiences that will be inspirational, life changing, and may also challenge your current thinking. Campus Recreation serves as an integral part of university life by offering diverse sports, recreational and fitness activities that are fun, vigorous, healthy and conducive to personal wellness. We support the academic mission by creating a climate that motivates individuals to embrace a healthy life-style, build social communities and develop leadership opportunities that contribute to anteater pride. The vision of the department is to provide programs and services to the anteater community in a manner that meets or exceeds the standards of excellence of the University.
Specialized and skilled leader for a non-credited recreational or sports program. Creates and implements recreational programs for participants of all ages and may serve as a lead or mentor for other program instructors and may be required to provide instruction. Program leaders at this level are required to demonstrate considerable discretion, initiative and independence to resolve issues and perform other duties as assigned. The culinary operations manager will handle all responsibilities required to continue the existing culinary program successfully. Responsibilities include but are not limited to; meeting and follow up with potential clients, menu development, shopping, food prep, supervising students, supervising guest chefs, daily ARC bar supervision to maintain a consistent operation. Ensure risk management and food handling procedures comply with university guidelines.
Compensation Range:
$39,800 - $55,300
Department Website:
Teaching and food service supervisory experience preferred Experience working with children Experience developing courses in the culinary field. Experience presenting to large groups including but not limited to children, alumni, students, professors and patrons
High school diploma or equivalent certification preferred.
Certification to instruct in the applicable recreational sports program or equivalent experience preferred. Certified in Serv-Safe safety and sanitation Associates
Proficiency in the use of basic computer applications relevant to job duties. Highly effective verbal and written communication skills in the English language. Client service minded, entrepreneurial spirit and creative thinking skills to resolve issues.
Degree, Bachelor's
Red Cross CPR preferred. Standard First Aid Training Certification perferred.
Preparing annual budget reports with projections Knowledge of campus policies and procedures. Demonstrated skills to work independently to develop program objectives and methodology in attaining those objectives Specialized knowledge of program activity and industry best practices. Leadership and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively across the organization, internally and externally. Service orientation, program management, sound judgment and decision-making, critical thinking, development of original ideas, and creative problem solving skills.
Special Conditions Required:
Ability to successfully pass FBI and DOJ Criminal Check.
Work nights and weekends as needed
Conditions of Employment
The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:
  • Background Check and Live Scan
  • Legal Right to work in the United States
  • Vaccination Policies
  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy
  • Drug Free Environment
The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.
  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
  • E-Verify
  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation
Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page - https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php

Closing Statement
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500 or [emailprotected]


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