Sous Chef

Salisbury, MD


Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 60 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 Sous Chef / Food Service Specialist in University Dining Services.

Primary Job Duties: Under general supervision, functions as a specialist or entry level manager responsible for providing assistance in the planning and coordination of one or more components of a food service operation. Performs activities pertaining to food preparation and presentation, merchandising, calculation of food and labor costs, scheduling and employee relations. Assists in ensuring quality, cost efficient food preparation and the maintenance of safe and sanitary conditions.

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. Valid Serve Safe Manager certification is required within 3 months of hire.

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, transport and stock food service supplies, materials and equipment. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

This is a full-time, non-exempt State position with a full benefits package. The starting salary is $39,732 annually which is approximately $19.00 per hour. This position requires working rotating shifts including days, nights and weekends. This position is also considered essential meaning the position is expected to report for work in emergency situations such as extreme weather conditions when the campus may be closed.

Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/hr/careers/ 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 October 23, 2019 will be given full consideration. The position will remain 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 http://www.salisbury.edu/equity/ .


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