• University of Colorado
  • $89,050.00 -192,600.00/year*
  • Boulder , CO
  • Hospitality - Food Services
  • Full-Time
  • 670 Logan Mill Rd

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Food Safety Specialist Requisition Number: 18568 Location: Boulder, CO Employment Type: University Staff Schedule: Full-Time Posting Close Date: 28-May-2019 Close All Job Summary The Food Safety Specialist is responsible for the development, implementation, and administering of associated trainings related to all aspects of food safety for all operations within Campus Dining Services, consisting of approximately 3 million meals annually served in 14 operations across campus. Additionally, this position is in charge of verifying food safety HACCP systems and ensuring correction of out of compliance items through collaboration with the food safety team, culinary team, and associated CDS operations and administration. Who We Are Housing & Dining Services, Campus Dining Services exists to provide 3.3 million meals per year for the students, staff, faculty and guests of the university. Campus Dining Services is comprised of Residential Dining Halls, Catering and Retail outlets which operate year round. Campus Dining leads the industry with superior quality food and exceptional dining experiences. We continue to expand our sustainability initiatives and reduce our carbon footprint in our daily operations, including efforts in resource recovery, conservation and food sourcing. We are committed to providing options and information to all of our guests with dietary restrictions and allergens, including vegan, vegetarian, kosher and Halal choices, supported by a strong allergen awareness program called A9 ? Identified. What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be Training + Appraise effectiveness of training and documents progress of participants. + Develop and conducts multiple training programs to meet organizational training needs. Prepares teaching plans and materials, identifies objectives, and provides instructions for multiple work units in a variety of training disciplines, which include and encompass all levels of work. + Research and formulates innovative training approaches for unique work situations. + Present training materials and any other information to individuals or groups suited to the characteristics and the needs of the audience. + Clearly and concisely conveys training and any other information orally and in writing to individuals or groups to ensure that they understand the information and the message. + Maintain training schedules that are accurate and are communicated to participants in a timely manner. Food Safety + Collaborate in the development and implementation of all food safety standards required within the commissary and cook/chill operation. + Evaluate all areas of the operation to ensure each operation is meeting and are in compliance with all local & state sanitation and food safety standards. + Ensure that all documentation related to safe food production within this operation are being taken and recorded correctly. + Understand and uses the Dining Services HACCP recording systems and software to assist in this area. + Provide input and recommendations on the use and implementation of any HACCP recording systems. Continually evaluates and makes recommendations for improvements to current Food Safety Procedures + Serve on the food safety response team and responds to all food safety emergencies as appropriate to the work assignment. If a work cell phone is provided, a response call must be within an hour of the original call and/or message. New Employee Onboarding + Support Dining Services' employee onboarding/orientation efforts by instructing the portion related to food safety. Administrative + Submit all necessary paperwork in a timely manner. + Maintain and updates all necessary records pertaining to scope of work. + Assist with the development and implementation of the department's strategic plan, long and short range goals, and action plans. + Other Duties as Assigned. Supervision + Supervise lead staff focused in sustainability and food safety initiatives. What You Should Know + Ability to work until 7:00pm at least 3 nights/week and at least 1 weekend/month. What We Can Offer Anticipated starting salary is $48,000. Benefits The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder. Be Statements Be Informed. Be Resourceful. Be Boulder. What We Require + Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with at least three years' large institutional food service experience. + In lieu of a bachelor's degree, an Associate's Degree with at least five years of experience in developing and managing food safety programs and audits in large production settings may be substituted on a year-for-year basis. + Current ServSafe certification appropriate to the work assignment, or the ability to obtain certification within 6 months of hire. What You Will Need + Knowledge of current local and state department health codes, as well as FDA regulations. + Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. + Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities with frequent interruptions. + Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as in a team environment. What We Would Like You To Have + Current status as a Certified Professional - Food Safety (CP-FS) or equivalent. + Hands-on culinary experience in a high-volume foodservice operation. Special Instructions To apply, please submit the following materials: 1. A current resume. 2. A cover letter that specifically addresses how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position. You will not be asked to upload references at this time. Please apply by May 28, 2019, for consideration. Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs. Essential Services This position is designated \"essential services.\" The incumbent is required to respond to requests for work during campus emergencies (snow, wind, rain, flood and any other natural or man-made event) and report to work for his / her regularly assigned shift during emergency campus closures. Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources Posting Contact Email: The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
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