Position Details


Operating Title COOK I
Long Classification Title COOK I
Location UNH, Durham, NH
Department UNH Holloway Commons [UQDHOL]
Summary of Position

Under the direct supervision of a Cook II or supervisor, the Cook I is trained and responsible for food production associated with various food concepts located at Holloway Commons. This position is also required to maintain all aspects of the assigned station including guest service, student training, sanitation, and related service records.

Additional Job Information
Posting Number/Job Order # PS0636FY18
Acceptable minimum level of education HS or equivalent
Acceptable minimum years of experience 1 year
Other minimum qualifications

*High School graduation or Equivalent. *One-year of customer or food service experience, and at least one year of experience in some phase of quantity cooking or food preparation. *Knowledge of food service techniques, guest service, and sanitation and safety practices. *Sufficient strength and physical dexterity to perform assigned duties and responsibilities. *Ability to wear and use appropriate personal protective equipment as necessary. *Ability to understand instructions and work cooperatively with staff.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

Serv-Safe Certified

Salary Information

Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

Quicklink for Posting
Percent Time Information (FTE) 76
Grade 05
EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

Institution Information

The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs.

Posting Details

Posting Date 10/17/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Posting Open to Internal Candidates Only? No
Interested Internal Candidates Exist? No
Job Category Hourly Staff (Non-Exempt)
Appointment Type Regular
If TERM position provide projected end date

Operate full line of kitchen equipment as directed: ovens, pasta machine, fryolators, as well as knife skills.combination oven and steam ovens, saute ranges or griddles.

DOT Safety Information None applicable

Duties / Responsibilities

Job Duties


Prepare and/or cook menu items foods such as eggs, vegetables, starches, etc according to standardized recipes and timing criteria.Set-up of concept, to include stocking of product, setting up service lines, pre prep and finish of specialized recipes, ensure product availibility to guests and instruct on proper recipe applications


Operate full line of kitchen equipment as directed: ovens, pasta machine, fryolators, as well as knife skills.Regular cleaning and maintenance of the facility including cleaning the sautee range, cold wells, hot wells,preparation tables, and holding cabinets/coolers Monitor product quality as directed, presentation, temperature, sanitation. Comply with health codes.


Maintain records of food consumed, returned or discarded as required. Use of service records to assist production manager with quantities required for preparations. Dispose of leftover food items according to instructions of supervisor. Adherence to proper food safety and sanitation practices as well as general safety practices.


Report and corrrect substandard safety and sanitation standards. Assure proper safety and sanitation standards are followed. Participate in orientation and training of team. Assist in guest flow and standards of service. Follow departmental standards. Problem solve with staff. Maintain professional appearance.


Perform other duties as assigned.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you meet the definition of an Internal Candidate? Internal Candidates include: (1) active status employees who have completed the introductory period and (2) adjunct staff members who have been employed within USNH for at least 12 months in total and who have worked at least 1,000 hours during the 12 month period preceding the application for the position. Student employment does not apply toward internal status eligibility.
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume/Vita