FWS Fall 2021, Student Operations and Program Supervisor

Posting Details

Job Title FWS Fall 2021, Student Operations and Program Supervisor

Requisition Number DU08210

Department Name 1B531:Federal Work Study

Work Location Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition; the Campus Kitchen at the University of Kentucky, 203 Funkhouser Building, Lexington, KY 40506

Salary Range $8.25-$9.60

Type of Position Student

Position Time Status Part-Time

Required Education

Must be a student enrolled at UK.

Required Related Experience

Food service.

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Ability to list 25 lbs., comfortable with strenuous outdoor activity. Moderate physical activity required. May need to work some nights and weekends according to the shift schedule.


5 - 20 hours per week.

Job Summary

We are looking for a student who is passionate about issues of poverty, hunger, food insecurity, food waste, sustainability, food justice, health and wellness of the community to perform some or all of following tasks upon training:

Work as a team to collaborate with on and off-campus partners to promote volunteering opportunities and expand beyond the meal programming, such as nutrition education and cooking classes;

-          Recruit and establish new community partnerships to develop innovative, meaningful programming to address the root causes of food waste, hunger, and poverty, including empowering and connecting individuals with limited resources to affordable, fresh fruits and vegetables, job training, and benefits;

-          Grow sustainability and environmental programs through gardening, food recovery, and composting to support local, community gardening, and agricultural efforts;

-          Increase awareness about food waste, hunger, and the role of the Campus Kitchen at the University of Kentucky ( CKUK ) and Universities Fighting World Hunger at the University of Kentucky ( UFWH -UK) to faculty, staff, students, and the greater Lexington community;

-          Manage and increase reach on the social media platforms about CKUK and UFWH -UK programs;

-          Identify funding opportunities and new program areas to meet the needs by generating proposals, completing timely reports, and maintaining and implementing the funding calendar, including proposal and report deadlines;

-          Manage CKUK weekly and daily operations and record details of operations for reports;

-          Enhance professional and leadership development by improving volunteer training, recruitment, and management;

-          Conduct evaluations of programs and assist with research projects.

For more information, please contact : Kendra OoNorasak, Phone: (see application details), E-mail:  (see application details)

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

-          Multi-tasking;

-          Team player

-          Work ethics

-          Self-motivated

-          Effective communication, interpersonal, and organization skills

-          Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Word) and one of design software (Canva, Publisher, Photoshop, and/or InDesign).

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No

Preferred Education/Experience

Food service management, basic cooking skills, and knowledge of food safety. ServSafe Food Safety Manager Certification. Background in health, nutrition, education, community service, social work, management, or related field.

Deadline to Apply 12/17/2021

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Lexington, KY 40502, US