University of Utah Food Service Worker in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 04/19/2017

Requisition Number PRN06758N

Job Title Food Service Worker

Working Title UMFA Café Barista Staff

Job Grade A

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Care Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 10-19

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

This position offers 10-19 hours per week, Monday thru Friday.

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Shifts vary, may require weekends and some evenings.

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area President

Department 00073 - Utah Museum of Fine Arts

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 7.25 + tips

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Job Summary

The Utah Museum of Fine Arts is located on the campus of the University of Utah and offers visitors the opportunity to explore over 5,000 years of human creativity with a collection of over 20,000 objects and art works from classic Greek and Roman antiquities to cutting-edge, contemporary art. Founded in 1914, theUMFAis the state of Utah’s art museum, creating exhibitions and programs that serve a wide array of audiences. TheUMFAis housed in the award-winning Marcia and John Price Museum Building.

Candidates for this position will be primarily assigned to the front of house, but will be expected to demonstrate knowledge of kitchen duties, food preparation, recipes, etc. TheUMFACafé Barista Staff is responsible for delivering excellent customer service and expertly prepared café food and beverage. They must maintain a high level of cleanliness and demonstrate current Museum knowledge.


Barista staff will require a Utah Food Handler’s permit (UMFAwill provide if necessary)

Barista staff’s primary responsibilities are as follows:

a. Prepares café beverages, handles cash/credit transactions and provides customer service

b. Proficient in espresso machine operation, beverage recipe preparation and overall presentation

c. Prepare menu items in a timely fashion according to recipe and customer needs

d. Assist with catering and event preparation as appropriate

e. Accomplish opening and closing tasks both independently and in small teams

f. Receive deliveries; check for accuracy and approve packing slips

g. Restock/check inventory levels of products and supplies, notify supervisor of needs, remove expired inventory

h. Clean and maintain front of house and café equipment

i. Remove all trash and food debris daily

j. Maintain high levels of personal hygiene

Demonstrates museum knowledge:

a. Responsible for general knowledge of Museum operations

b. Awareness of current exhibitions and programs

c. Receives updates via email, reviews general calendar and responds to email

d. Assist guests with calendar, exhibition, program and event questions

Minimum Qualifications

Current Food Handler’s Permit within one month of employment; must be able to read, write, and follow verbal instructions in English; and a commitment to providing excellence in service required. Six months food handlers’ experience is preferred.


A successful candidate possesses exceptional customer service skills, is a self-starter with a dedication to quality, presentation and cleanliness. Reliability and dependability is a must.

Previous experience in food and beverage, cash handling and customer service.

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.