9 days old

Student/Non-Work Study - Food Connection

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Student/Non-Work Study - Food Connection
Requisition Number DU01862
Department Name 81026: Food Connection
Work Location The 90, 400 Hilltop Ave, Suite 234
Salary Range $10-$12/hour
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education

Current enrollment at UK

Required Related Experience


Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Standing for extended periods of time; moving/carrying up to 50 pounds.


Monday – Friday, days, some evenings, occasional weekends.

5 – 20 hours depending on programming (on an as-needed basis)

Job Summary

Responsibilities include food preparation, preservation, and recipe development; catering assistance including serving, bussing, transport of food and equipment, and set-up and breakdown of events; maintaining cleanliness of the kitchen and off-site food preparation surfaces, equipment, and dishes; light office, errands, or other duties as needed.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Possess excellent customer service skills as well as a professional and willing attitude.

Have reliable transportation to campus and off-campus events

Have or obtain a food handler’s permit from the Fayette County Health Department (Servsafe certification a plus). Funding and training for certification provided by department.

Attend orientation training (3 dates to be planned)

Excellent opportunity to gain culinary skills, experience in event coordination, and increase knowledge about food systems, seasonal menu planning, local purchasing, sustainable practices, and community outreach.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Previous cooking, food handling, or serving experience preferred but not required.

Deadline to Apply 06/30/2021
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2021-04-28 Expires: 2021-05-28

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Student/Non-Work Study - Food Connection

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40507

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast