Job Description

Payroll Title:
Hiring Pay Scale
$19.63/ Hour
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
SX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Variable, 8 hrs/day, 2nd shift with start times at 1:00/1:30/2

#TP122049 Retail Lead Food Service Worker

Initial Review Date: Mon 3/27/2023

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

Position available through UCSD Temporary Employment Services (TES). Employment through TES is an excellent way to gain valuable UCSD experience and get your foot in the door for career positions. TES employment includes medical coverage, paid vacation & sick time, paid holidays, as well as training and development opportunities!


Acts as a working team leader in a retail operation with responsibilities to include merchandizing, stocking, barista, customer service, food production, on-the-job training and quality control in a front of the house environment. Basic responsibilities will include any or all of the following: problem-solving in a timely manner, food production, customer service and complaints, data entry, use of Outlook for email and scheduling, placing orders online and by phone, handling staff shortages, equipment and personnel. Will follow established procedures in the absence of the supervisor. In coordination with their supervisor, will be responsible for food production, customer service, controlling labor hours and merchandising.


  • Skill to interact and communicate positively with other staff, and customers.

  • Knowledge and ability to effectively utilize employees and equipment in daily routines as well as unforseen emergencies.

  • Knowledge and skill in teaching and delegating of tasks to subordinates, and effectively monitoring and evaluating their performance.

  • Demonstrated organizational skills to effectively manage time.

  • Writing skills to communicate procedures, evaluations, and recommendations to management.

  • Demonstrated initiative to: 1) identify unit level problems and/or needs; 2) develop solutions and/or needs proposals; 3) and implement action plans with limited assistance and input.

  • Skill and ability to handle stressful situations, multiple deadlines, and difficult people in a calm professional manner.

  • Basic computer knowledge and skills to perform data entry of usage and waste tracking into online data base.

  • Knowledge and background in placing online product orders, following par levels


  • Operating needs of the department require second shift availability with the start times between 1:00 - 3:00pm.
  • Health codes require prescribed uniform, hair covering, and good personal hygiene.
  • Meal schedules require extreme attention to promptness and excellent attendance.
  • Employees may be required to change work location on a daily basis as needed or for an indefinite time period.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours to accommodate Catering schedule.
  • Job offer is contingent upon a satisfactory clearance based on background check results.
  • Current State of California Driver License and clean driving record are required to drive university vehicle. Will participate in DMV Pull Program.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $40,987 - $48,901 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $19.63 - $23.42

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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