Oklahoma State University COOK in Okmulgee, Oklahoma

Job Summary:

*GENERAL SUMMARY: *Responsible for the preparation of hot and cold food items for the cafeteria and Child Care Center. Responsible for food preparation for special events, including catering for on-campus and off-campus functions. Assist in the supervision of all cafeteria staff during assigned shift, including sales clerks, cooks, dishwashers and work-study student employees.


  • **Assists in the purchasing and inventory of food and supplies.
  • Must be able to train and work as needed in all areas of the cafeteria including cashier, cooking and dishwashing.
  • Assists with cooking, food preparation and serving.
  • Assist with stocking and cleaning of food service and prep areas.
  • Run and balance register when necessary.
  • Receive and stock all merchandise in the coolers and dry storage areas.
  • Date all product as it is stored.
  • Inspect received items for quality and freshness.
  • Continually monitor inventory levels and effectively communicate product needs to management.
  • Record monthly inventory for items stored in the kitchen coolers and dry storage.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Position Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • **High School diploma or GED required; Associate degree in Culinary Arts preferred.
  • Evidences a history of demonstrating ethical and professional behavior.
  • Three years of food preparation and serving experience, preferably in a supervisory role.
  • Must have experience in the operation of kitchen equipment, ovens, fryers, etc.
  • Previous customer service experience.
  • Six months cash register and cash handling experience preferred.
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and provide quick and courteous service.
  • Must be able to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Must be customer-service oriented.
  • Must maintain a neat appearance and possess a pleasant personality.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to multi-task and assist in any area necessary.
  • Ability to resolve problems.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, co-workers and other campus personnel.
  • Ability to communicate with a positive attitude.
  • Excellent listening skills and customer responsiveness are essential.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively recognize and resolve conflict.
  • Valid Oklahoma driver’s license must be maintained if position necessitates the use of a personal or university vehicle to conduct university business.
  • Must maintain a Food Handler’s permit.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends.
  • Available to work special events, some of which may be at times other than standard work hours.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time, bend, stoop, and have full function of all limbs.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Must meet the physical demands of the position.
  • Will be required to work during inclement weather conditions.
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please upload cover letter, resume, and list of references for full consideration.

Req ID: req2477

Position Title: COOK

Position Number: 631730

Position Type: Staff Full-Time

OSU Campus: Okmulgee


Location Address: Okmulgee, Oklahoma United States

Hiring Range: 10.03 - 11.30, Hourly

Work Schedule: M-F 7:30a-4:00p (subject to change)