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Dining Services Salary Pool

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Work type: Staff
Senior management: Vice President for Student Affairs
Department: Dining Serv-Home Operations
Location: Blacksburg Area
Categories: Dining / Hospitality, Student Affairs / Services

Job Description

Assist in training and supervising staff in an assigned shop of a large, high volume food service facility. Uses commercial kitchen equipment, standard recipes and procedures in the preparation of nutritious and attractive menu items and ensures safety and sanitation procedures are followed. Merchandises and maintains shops; cooks/grills food to recipe specifications and ensures proper temperature and storage procedures; ensures high quality production with proper portions and appearance. Ensures a high level of customer service and responds to complaints in a professional and timely manner. Operates cash registers for product payment.

Required Qualifications

Previous experience leading and directing others with strong leadership skills; excellent customer service skills; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; excellent organizational skills. Experience in a large multimenu food service facility and knowledge and skill in operating general and commercial kitchen equipment; knowledge of safety and sanitation procedures; ability to understand and follow standard recipes and procedures, and knowledge of basic math and measurement. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations and work with little or no supervision. Experience and ability to operate a cash register and complete related paperwork.

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Salary Information

Salary $31,720-$33,280, based on position

Review Date

September 7, 2021

Additional Information


The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check as well as documentation of COVID-19 vaccination.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Carolyn Hanneman at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

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