Casual Staff - Mashgiach

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Work type: Staff Part-time, Temporary and/or Hourly
Department: Food Services
Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY
Categories: Food Services

Position Summary:       

The Food Services department seeks a Mashgiach who will ensure compliance with Kashruth laws.

This is a part-time position up to 19 hours per week. Food Services is typically open from Sunday - Thursday from 6:30AM - 9:00PM and Friday 6:30AM - 2:00pm, and are looking for individuals to work various shifts during these hours.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all deliveries coming in to ensure proper kosher certification
  • Be proficient at checking lettuce and other products that require checking
  • Turn on all heating equipment
  • Ensure that employees perform work duties in keeping with kosher laws
  • Monitoring of the cafeteria during service, ensuring no outside food is brought into the cafeteria
  • Assist managers with various tasks
  • Other duties as assigned by management

Experience & Educational Background:

  • High School Diploma and 6 months to 1 year of related experience is required.
  • Must be well-versed in the Kashruth laws and be approved by the Orthodox Union.
  • Prior experience with kosher certification and standards

Skills & Competencies:

  • Good organization skills. Must be able to handle food according to established sanitary guidelines
  • Speaks to clients and colleagues in a respectful and thoughtful manner
  • Provides excellent customer service

Salary Range:

$25-$28 per hour

About Us:        

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more. 

We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve.  We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

Equal Employment Opportunity:    

Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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