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Assistant, Kitchen (Temporary)
Austin Community College District

Date Posted Nov. 15, 2021
Title Assistant, Kitchen (Temporary)
University Austin Community College District
Austin, TX, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Austin Community College is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each Fall and Spring semester.  We embrace our identity as a community college as reflected in our mission statement.  We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriate applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.
As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:

  • Reflects the diversity of our community
  • Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching
  • Is attracted by the college mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities
  • Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for under-represented populations
  • Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others
  • Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC

*Commitment to Equity and Inclusion*_

ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and under represented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.

As an open access and low-cost institution, ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to the diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds of our students. In 2017 our faculty adopted a Statement of ACC Faculty Values. This Statement affirms that ACC’s faculty members value collaboration, service, agency, scholarship, inclusion, and teaching, all of which attest to our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our mission.

Job Posting Title:
Assistant, Kitchen (Temporary)

Job Description Summary:
To provide services to support the nutrition and health areas of the child care program.

Job Description:

Description of Duties and Tasks

  • Prepare morning and afternoon snacks.
  • Wash, dry and fold clothes to the classrooms.
  • Wash, sort and return to dishes to classrooms.
  • Clean, sanitize and return educational materials to the classrooms.
  • Clean and sanitize kitchen area.
  • Buy groceries weekly.
  • Maintain equipment (for example, de-lime dishwasher).
  • Assure food safety (for example, check refrigerator temperatures).

Additional Job Specific Duties

  • Communicate positively with family members, co-workers, students and community members.
  • Protect the health and safety of children by following food handling and food establishment guidelines.
  • Behave professionally and ethically (for example, wear nametag, dress appropriately, arrive on time ready to work, inform supervisor when absent).
  • Assist with keeping hallways and storage areas organized.
  • Complete training as required by the City/County Health Department.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and materials.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
  • Maintaining an established work schedule.
  • Effectively using interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Effectively using organizational and planning skills.
  • Effective customer-orientation when working with a diverse population.

Required Work Experience

  • As required.

Preferred Work Experience

  • Food Service

Required Education

  • High school diploma or equivalency.

Special Requirements

  • 18 years of age.
  • Willingness to participate in orientation and training prior to placement.
  • Willingness to participate in required training.
  • Meet criminal history requirements for HHS Child Care Regulation.

Other Preferred Qualifications

  • Completion of some Culinary Arts or Nutrition college coursework.
  • Familiarity with USDA guidelines.
  • Work experience in a food establishment or related field work or internships.

Physical Requirements

  • Work is routinely performed in a standard office or similar environment.
  • Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing, and pulling.
  • Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 pounds.


  • Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.


Monday, Wednesday, Friday 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Reports to:

  • Manager, Child Care School*

Number of Openings:

Job Posting Close Date:
November 29, 2021

*ACC Benefits Overview*_
Full-time faculty and staffing table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the college are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.

ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty and Administrators Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by federal law.

*EEO Statement*_
The Austin Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, political affiliation or other protected categories.

*Clery Act*_
As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under the Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.

The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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