Job Information

University of Utah UMFA Café Kitchen Staff in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 03/11/2022

Requisition Number PRN12236N

Job Title Food Service Worker

Working Title UMFA Café Kitchen Staff

Job Grade A

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 12-19

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Shifts needed: M-F 9am-3pm

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00073 - Utah Museum of Fine Arts

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 12.00 + tips

Close Date

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, the UMFA is the state of Utah’s art museum, creating exhibitions and programs that serve a wide array of audiences. The UMFA is housed in the award-winning Marcia and John Price Museum Building.

Candidates for this position will be primarily assigned to kitchen duties from 11am to 5pm, but candidates will also be expected to learn and demonstrate knowledge of Barista duties. This is a fast-paced work environment, combining intense periods of food service and heavy cleaning duties, with limited customer interaction. Kitchen staff will be expected to perform both opening and closing duties, with studious concern for procedural standards in cleanliness, food safety, quality, presentation and cooperation with others.


Kitchen staff will require a Utah Food Handler’s permit ( UMFA will provide if necessary)

Kitchen Staff’s primary responsibilities are as follows:

a. Preparing menu items in a timely fashion according to recipes and customer requests

b. Dishwashing

c. Constant, thorough cleaning of food prep areas and machinery

d. Receiving, stocking and maintaining inventory

e. Daily food pre-preparation

f. Maintain high levels of personal hygiene

g. An accommodating ability to work with others

h. Awareness of the Museum operations and programs

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 food handling knowledge, moderate customer service skills, is a dedicated self-starter with attention to food presentation, cleanliness and teamwork. Reliability and dependability are a must.

Previous kitchen experience is preferred.

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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For more information:

To inquire about this posting, ( or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

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