Lory Student Center Catering Services Staff, DS II

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Fort Collins, COLORADO
Deadline: 31 May 2022

Posting Details
Posting Detail Information

Working Title Lory Student Center Catering Services Staff, DS II
Position Location Fort Collins, CO 80523
Classification Title Dining Services II
Posting Number 202200233P
Position Type State Classified
Open Date 05/13/2022
Close Date 05/31/2022
Salary $2,781 Monthly + Full Benefits
Employee Benefits
Colorado State University (CSU) and the State of Colorado are committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU’s Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time classified employees in the following University benefit areas: https://hr.colostate.edu/hr-community-and-supervisors/benefits/benefits-eligibility/ and https://hr.colostate.edu/prospective-employees/our-perks/ .
Full/Part Time Full-time
State Classified Hourly No
Overtime Eligible
Description of Work Unit
The mission of the Lory Student Center (LSC) is to serve as a student-centered organization at the heart of campus, providing programs and services that create an inclusive community and inspire active, engaged learning. As an auxiliary enterprise within the Division of Student Affairs, the Lory Student Center is a comprehensive student union recognized nationally as one of the leading university centers. The LSC annual operating budget is approximately $40 million. Nearly 125 full-time career staff and 650 student and hourly staff serve approximately 24,000 people entering the facility on a daily basis and hosts approximately 13,000 annual events and meetings. Areas within the Lory Student Center include the CSU Bookstore; Lory Dining Services, Marketing; Operations; Student Leadership, Involvement & Community Engagement (SLiCE); an extensive array of business and service partners; and Campus Activities.
Lory Dining Services exists to sell a variety of food and beverages, in a safe and sanitary environment and for the best possible value, to a diverse customer base at Colorado State University.
The work of Lory Student Center staff members is guided by and in alignment with CSU’s Principles of Community, the Division of Student Affairs Values, and the Lory Student Center Mission. Department website: https://lsc.colostate.edu
Colorado State University, founded in 1870, is among the nation’s leading land-grant universities and enrolls approximately 35,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Located an hour north of Denver, Fort Collins is a vibrant community of approximately 165,000 residents that offers the convenience of a small city with the amenities of a metropolitan area nearby. Fort Collins is situated on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains with views of 14,000 foot peaks, and offers access to numerous cultural, recreational, and outdoor opportunities.
Position Summary
This position is a fully operational food service assistant position within the catering services at the Lory Student Center, CSU.
Minimum Qualifications
To be considered an applicant for this position, candidates MUST have the following:
  • One full-time year of dining services experience within a commercial kitchen
Preferred Qualifications
Highly desired candidates will have many of the following:
  • Two years high-volume food service experience
  • Two years of catering delivery experience
  • Training for Intervention Procedures (TIPS) trained (current certification)
  • Possess a current ServSafe certification, or equivalent
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with and training others, within a customer service industry
  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and inclusion, and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment
  • Demonstrated state service experience

Essential Job Duties

Job Duty Category Internal Food and Beverage Deliveries
Position transfers product from production kitchen and storage areas to reservable space around the Lory Student Center. Identifying and gathering tools, equipment and service ware needed for events. Pickup and return items to Catering after events.
Percentage Of Time 40
Job Duty Category Supervision & Personnel Management
  • Under the supervision of the Catering Service Manager, position will lead a student staff that will be handling/preparing and delivering food. Duties will include assigning/delegating tasks and checking work for timeliness and completeness
  • Actively seek and implement professional development opportunities to enhance the organization’s value to the LSC
  • Connect staff to leadership development opportunities, including personal and professional training and skill development with an emphasis on DEI awareness, behaviors, skills and competencies
  • Foster an organizational culture that embraces the Principles of Community, including inclusion, integrity, respect, service, and social justice
Percentage Of Time 25
Job Duty Category Safety and Sanitation
  • Ensures kitchen compliance with state and Environmental Health Services (EHS) sanitation requirements
  • Follows safe food handling procedures
  • Educate, train, and ensure student staff adheres to all safety and sanitation requirements
Percentage Of Time 15
Job Duty Category Alcohol Beverage Service
  • Adherence to written departmental policies as well as state of Colorado liquor laws.
  • Serves as lead bartender for events where alcoholic beverage service is requested.
  • Make product and service recommendations to Catering Service Manager.
  • Setup jockey-boxes and ensure product is served to manufacturer’s recommendations.
  • Maintains accurate records with point of sale and inventory management systems.
  • Follows cash handling procedures for alcohol service as outlined by Catering department.

Percentage Of Time 10
Job Duty Category Professional Development/Other Duties as Assigned
  • Attend weekly manager meetings.
  • Attend job specific, as well as professional development opportunities that encompass diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice (DEIJ) goals for the department
  • Food and beverage production assistance as needed
  • Position also transfers finished food and beverage products to events that take place outside of the Lory Student Center
Percentage Of Time 10

Application Details

Special Instructions to Applicants
  • Clearly document job duties you have performed that relate to minimum qualifications, preferred qualifications, and essential job duties in the Work Experience section on the application.  Human Resources must be able to evaluate your experience based on this information.
  •  Clearly outline dates of employment and hours worked per week for each employment experience listed in the Work Experience section of the Application so that Human Resources can calculate full-time work experience. Please note: Part-time experience will be calculated to determine the full-time equivalent. 
  • The Work Experience is the only document that will be utilized to determine if minimum qualifications, as outlined in the job posting, have been met.  The Application is considered to be the legal document on file; resumes will not be reviewed for minimum qualification requirements.

  • If an Application is considered “Incomplete”, the Application will be removed from consideration for the position.
  •  An Application is incomplete if no current/ previous employment is included in the Work Experience section of the Application.
  • An Application is incomplete if “see resume” (or something similar) is noted, or previous employment does not contain job duties for every position in the Work Experience section of the Application.
  • Positions requiring a degree or if using education as a substitution for work experience (e.g.: Associate or Bachelor’s) transcripts are required in order to verify receipt of the required degree or coursework. If official or unofficial transcripts are not supplied at the time of application, the Application is incomplete.

  • When a resume is listed as a required document, it may be used in the comparative analysis/ evaluation process to determine the candidates that most closely meet the qualifications of the position.  This process occurs after an application has passed the minimum qualifications screening.  

Resumes will not be accepted in place of a completed application; however, some positions may still require a resume as a component for complete application materials. 
  • Please see the Required Documents section of the posting.

  • Appointment to the vacancy or vacancies represented by this announcement is expected to be from the eligible list created. However, at the discretion of the appointing authority, the position(s) may be filled by another method of appointment for a valid articulated business reason.
  • The selection process for State Classified positions may include an exam(s) and interview(s) which require candidates to physically appear (at the CSU campus in Fort Collins, CO) at the candidates’ own expense.
  • All status updates for this position will be sent via email from human.resources@colostate.edu , OR the Employment Consultant facilitating the search process.  In addition to your Inbox, remember to check the Deleted and Junk folders for these important communications.
  • Pertinent updates to your Application status can be obtained by logging into your application account at https://jobs.colostate.edu

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at Colorado State University
The State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. 
Colorado State University is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to our Human Resources – Employment Office, at hr_service_center@mail.colostate.edu or call (970) 491- MyHR(6947).
  • Please check the Help link online at https://jobs.colostate.edu/help/ for assistance on your application or for answers to Frequently Asked Questions.
  • All other inquiries should be directed to the Colorado State University Human Resources Office (970) 491- MyHR(6947).

Conditions of Employment Shift Work - Primarily evenings, but mornings and weekends also possible, Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires), Valid Driver’s License, Special Requirements/Other - Ability to possess a Training for Intervention (TIPS) 3-year certification for responsible alcohol service practices
EEO Statement
Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or pregnancy in its employment, programs, services and activities, and admissions, and, in certain circumstances, marriage to a co-worker. The University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity and equal access institution and affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.
The Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, titleix@colostate.edu .
The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, oeo@colostate.edu .
The Coordinator for any other forms of misconduct prohibited by the University’s Policy on Discrimination and Harassment is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, Co. 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, oeo@colostate.edu .
Any person may report sex discrimination under Title IX to the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Education .
Background Check Policy Statement
Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks for the finalist before a final offer. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.
Employment and Appeal Rights
If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination. Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.
Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director’s Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director’s Administrative Procedures are available at www.colorado.gov/spb .
A standard appeal form is available at: www.colorado.gov/spb . If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.

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