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Sous Chef

Job ID: 245385

Location: Statesboro, Georgia

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate, bachelor's, master's and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.

Department Information
2310101 - Dining Commons

Job Summary
Oversee daily operations and ensure quality presentation of all food served to meet the standard established by the Director of Culinary Excellence. Assist Chef de Cuisine to ensure proper training of all culinary team members for optimal production results.

Due to the Governor's approval for the Cost of Living Adjustment to Fiscal Years 2022 and 2023, final salaries at the time of hire may be impacted, but will not be lower than what is advertised.


• Perform related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University
• Prepare daily production list and verify that culinary staff follow all recipes and portion control
• Ensure all culinary production areas are clean and organized
• Ensure adherence to sanitation rules and regulations
• Assist General Manager, Executive Chef, and Chef de Cuisine in planning food production levels and staffing needs

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements

• Two (2) years of post-secondary education or associate degree

Required Experience

• Three (3) years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Educational Qualifications

• Associate degree in culinary arts

Proposed Salary
$18.41 - $22.40 per hour

Required Documents to Attach

• Please provide three (3) professional references in the Required Documents to Attach section of your application.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

• Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
• Ability to work well in a diverse and inclusive environment through commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
• Proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases
• Work with limited supervision
• Prepare food according to health and safety standards
• Ability to comply with food safety rules and equipment, sanitation and health standards


• Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success
• Knowledge of safe food handling techniques and tools
• Knowledge of basic cooking techniques such as sauteing, broiling, frying, and grilling, seasoning methods and portion control


• Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and human relations skills

Apply Before Date
July 15, 2022

Contact Information
For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by e-mail at

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or

Conditions of Employment
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Legally authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the University.

Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia Southern University provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicant for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the America with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information

• Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
• May be required to maneuver items weighing up to 25 pounds with or without accommodation
• Required to stoop, bend, lift, stand, walk
• Work long hours, usually in overheated, crowded conditions
• Endure the stress of working quickly while maintaining safety and quality
• Work in an institutional/industrial restaurant settings
• Work hours may vary, which includes nights, weekends, holidays and special events

Background Check
Standard or Standard and Education*

*Based on final candidate selection

Other Information
Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University's academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution's Inclusive Excellence goals, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

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