University of Central Oklahoma

  • Regular Student Technical- Food Lab Assistant

    Posted Date 7 months ago(4/30/2018 9:25 AM)
    Salary
    $8.00 per hour
    Compensation & Benefits Package at UCO
    N/A for student positions
    Department
    Human Environmental Sciences
    Hours Per Week
    7.5
    Weeks Per Year
    16
    Weeks Per Year
    Mon-Fri/ 8am - 5pm
    Preference Date
    7/31/2018
    Targeted Job Start Date
    8/20/2018
    Job ID
    2018-4955
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

    Please upload a PDF of your STLR Snapshot (http://stlrsnapshot.uco.edu) to this job application; if you have no STLR credits yet, an empty one is acceptable.

    Position Overview

    Student will assist staff or faculty in supporting the classrooms, labs, or departments. Duties may include, setting up, picking up, and checking-in classroom items for classes. May be requested to set-up audio/visual equipment, PowerPoint presentations, and/or computers for staff, faculty or students.

    Department Specific Essential Job Functions

    Assist Food Lab professor with organizing and preparing the food for class each week.  Assist students in running / programming the cash register.  Follow and enforce food safety guidelines. Duties may  also include setting up the lab prior to class, answering student questions, assisting instructor as needed, ensuring lab is clean at the end of the lab, washing towels and putting them in and out of dryer. May obtain a list of needed groceries from the instructor, inventory what is already available in the lab, shop for groceries each week, coordinate shopping time with the instructor. Assist students with overall running of Central Station Cafe. Other related duties as necessary.

    Qualifications/Experience Required

    ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS Fall/Spring Semesters All student employees must be enrolled at least half time to be eligible to work any UCO student position. Half time enrollment for Fall/Spring is considered 5 hours for graduates and 6 hours for undergraduates. Summer Semester Undergraduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in 6 hours to work on campus and Graduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in at least 5 hours. All other students must be enrolled in at least 3 hours to work on campus. Students not enrolled in summer classes must be enrolled in Fall classes in order to work on campus, but will be required to pay FICA taxes. If the number of hours needed to graduate is less than the minimum hours required to work, the student must obtain a letter from his/her advisor stating the number of hours needed to graduate. Call Human Resources Dept. for further information.

    Qualifications/Experience Preferred

    Student will be required to have taken Food Safety & Sanitation class and Quantity Foods course.  It is preferred that applicants have taken at least a Food Prep class.

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

    Excellent communication skills both written and oral. Detail oriented. Required character traits: Dependability, thoroughness, and initiative. Have sensitivity of interecultural communication, and have good interpersonal skills.

    Physical Demands

    Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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