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Kitchen Supervisor

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, 30144
Food Services

Job ID: 273571

About Us

Are you ready to join a community leading in innovative teaching and learning? Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia's colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university's vibrant culture, career opportunities, mission and values and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are part of the University System of Georgia.  Kennesaw State will exemplify the power and promise of a student-centered, research-driven university. Our institutional values are student-inspired, promise-fulfilling, true to ourselves, elevational, open and impact-generating.  In addition, we support the University System of Georgia core values of accountability, excellence, integrity and respect.  We are searching for talented people to join Kennesaw State University. Come to KSU and find your passion.   


Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144.

Job Summary

Oversees the handling and preparation of food and performs general cooking duties for dining halls, retail locations and/or catering events. Oversees food quality, safety and sanitation for the production area. Supports Sous Chef in execution of station checklists, staff oversight, maintaining high food standards and other duties related to kitchen cleanliness and organization.



1. Assists in overseeing staff in assigned area

2. Performs general cooking and/or baking duties per established guidelines and assigned location(s)

3. Leads continuous training in food preparation techniques, safety and quality control

4. Assists Sous Chef in testing and implementing new recipes to the menu

5. Assists Sous Chef with menu development

6. Ensures a high food quality following established regulations and guidelines, including tasting food for quality control

7. Performs other preparation and sanitation duties as required

8. Leads the preparation of bakery and station items from scratch

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent

Other Required Qualifications
Manager ServSafe certified or obtains certification within twelve (12) months of hire

Required Experience
Two (2) years of related cooking and/or baking experience

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Technical training in commercial food service preferred

Preferred Educational Qualifications
An undergraduate or advanced degree from an accredited institution of higher education in a related field
Culinary degree or certificate from a culinary arts program

Preferred Experience
Previous lead or supervisor experience in a restaurant or food service location
Previous experience in an institutional or commercial operation

Proposed Salary

The salary range for this position is $17.50 to $19.50 based on relevant experience. Comprehensive benefits to include Medical, Dental, Vision, 13 paid holidays, vacation, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more! Visit

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Able to maintain a neat and professional appearance
Able to lead by example
Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

Knowledge of food service terminology
Knowledge of cleaning and sanitation regulations and food handling procedures

Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
Basic computer skills for applications and programs associated with the position (i.e., Microsoft Office suite)
Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

USG Core Values

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning, as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy and can be found on-line at Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at

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