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The University Club of Milwaukee employs personnel who exhibit professionalism and integrity in service to Members. Our team is committed to excellence in all aspects of maintaining the clubhouse and grounds as well as planning and implementing recreational and social programming for Members' enjoyment.

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Executive Chef - City Club


Job Summary

The Executive Chef is responsible for all business operations of the kitchen, including staffing, training, inventory, ordering, and member service. This is a senior position on the University Club of Milwaukee management team. This includes providing leadership to the kitchen staff, and the ability to effectively communicate with others while supporting professional relationships throughout the Club. The Executive Chef reports directly to the Clubhouse Manager.

This position is expected to possess and maintain culinary knowledge, trends, and local styles. This knowledge should be instrumental in elevating the kitchen staff’s performance, and to execute outstanding Member & Guest Service while driving and maintaining the club’s culture. In addition, the Executive Chef is expected to be present in the kitchen during operating hours. The Executive Chef represents every aspect of the Club and should work with all other staff to ensure guests receive exceptional service.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBLITIES:

The major responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Overseeing daily culinary operations
  • Provide leadership to the kitchen staff
  • Plan and direct food preparation and culinary activities
  • Estimate food requirements and food/labor costs and manage within approved budgets
  • Supervise culinary team activities
  • Drive and maintain a positive Club culture
  • Recruit, hire, and manage the culinary team
  • Ensure all culinary products served meet or exceed our high standards and all regulatory food safety guidelines
  • Perform administrative duties, including team time management, payroll, and inventory
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with a variety of people, including vendors, other departments, staff, and senior management
  • Create and maintain a climate of understanding and respect for all Team Members 
  • Menu Development
  • Perform other duties as assigned and requested by the Clubhouse Manager

Candidate Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory, with or without reasonable accommodation. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, education, and/or ability required for this position.


ESSENTIAL JOB SKILLS:

  • Work extended hours as required and/or during busy periods based on business needs
  • Operate a personal computer and use necessary applications
  • Work with minimal supervision
  • Manage inventory and orders of equipment or ingredients according to identified shortages
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Effectively manage projects, schedules, and delegate responsibilities to capable staff
  • Follow and secure nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • 2 - 5 years fine dining or banquet experience 
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills 
  • Passion for hospitality and member satisfaction 
  • Ability to multi-task and execute dining service at a high level 
  • Positive attitude and capability to work independently and as a tea


Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited school in culinary field or relevant field preferred
  • Prior experience as an Executive Chef, Head Chef, and Sous Chef
  • Proven track record of managing food costs and labor successfully
  • Outstanding verbal and written skills, and experience working with staff on all levels


Other Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment
  • Complimentary on-site parking
  • Golf privileges at our Country Club location
  • 401K with company match
  • Medical, Dental, Term Life & Vision insurance


All potential candidates should email Joe Coraggio at jcoraggio@uclubmke.com with their cover letter and resume. No phone calls please.

Sous Chef - City Club


Job Description
The University Club is seeking a talented Sous Chef to join our team. This is a working position in our kitchen that operates 7:00am - 9:00pm Monday through Friday as well as Saturday evenings, offering classic American & French cuisine in our Members' Dining Room as well as our (once again) busy private events & meeting rooms. We offer: Competitive Pay, Insurance, PTO, Free Parking, Free Employee Meals, and other benefits & perks. Come be a part of the re-opening of Downtown Milwaukee with The University Club and grow your career with us!

Responsibilities

  • Help in the preparation and design of all food and drinks menus
  • Product high quality plates both design and taste wise
  • Ensure that the kitchen operates in a timely way that meets our quality standards
  • Fill in for the Executive Chef in planning and directing food preparation when necessary
  • Resourcefully solve any issues that arise and seize control of any problematic situation
  • Manage and train kitchen staff, establish working schedule, and assess staff performance
  • Order supplies to stock inventory appropriately
  • Comply with and enforce sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers

Candidate Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience as a Sous Chef, Manager, or other Lead Role
  • Understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment, and procedures
  • Excellent record of kitchen and staff management
  • Accuracy and speed in handling emergency situations and providing solutions 
  • Familiar with industry's best practices
  • Working knowledge of various computer software programs (MS Office, restaurant management software, POS)
  • BS degree in culinary science or related certificate would be a plus
  • Positivity and ability to operate in a team setting is a must

Other Benefits

  • Competitive compensation
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment
  • Complimentary on-site parking
  • Golf privileges at our Country Club location
  • 401K with company match
  • Medical, Dental, Term Life, & Vision Insurance

All potential candidates should email Joe Coraggio with their cover letter and resume. No phone calls please.  jcoraggio@uclubmke.com

Server - City Club

125-year-old prestigious private club, located in downtown Milwaukee, The University Club is looking for high-energy candidates with a desire to take care of people and be part of an amazing organization!

Job Summary
We are looking for professional servers with a passion for hospitality to join our team. Servers are responsible for providing exceptional food & beverage service for our members and their guests at our historic clubhouse in downtown Milwaukee. Duties include a la carte service in our formal dining room, casual 1898 dining room, and private events service for our many meeting rooms and large functions.


Why work for The University Club of Milwaukee?

  • Competitive hourly wages
  • Opportunity for full time benefits
  • Holiday Bonus
  • Free parking on site
  • Breakfast and lunch shifts: Monday - Friday
  • Dinner shifts: Monday - Saturday
  • Staff meals
  • Ongoing training and cross training available
  • Growth opportunities
  • Eligible to apply to student scholarships after 1 year

All Interested Candidates Will Have

  • 2 - 5 years fine dining or banquet experience 
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills 
  • Passion for hospitality and member satisfaction 
  • Ability to multi-task and execute dining service at a high level 
  • Positive attitude and capability to work independently and as a team

All interested and qualified applicants should send application and resume to
frontdesk@uclubmke.com or contact our clubhouse manager, Joe Coraggio, at jcoraggio@uclubmke.com.

Bartender - City Club

125-year-old prestigious private club, located in downtown Milwaukee, The University Club is looking for high-energy candidates with a desire to take care of people and be part of an amazing organization!


Job Summary
We are looking for professional bartenders with a passion for hospitality and hand crafting exceptional cocktails to join our team. Bartenders are responsible for providing outstanding beverage service for our members and their guests at our historic clubhouse in downtown Milwaukee. We have several different bars, including 1898 (a casual sports bar), formal dining room bar, and several banquet and private event spaces that require one or more bartenders.

Why work for The University Club of Milwaukee?

  • Competitive hourly wages
  • Opportunity for full time benefits
  • Holiday Bonus
  • Free parking on site
  • Lunch shifts: Monday - Friday
  • Dinner shifts: Monday - Saturday
  • Staff meals
  • Ongoing training and cross training available
  • Growth opportunities
  • Eligible to apply to student scholarships after 1 year

All Interested Candidates Will Have

  • 2 - 5 years fine dining or banquet bartending experience 
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills 
  • Passion for hospitality and member satisfaction 
  • Ability to multi-task and execute dining service at a high level 
  • Positive attitude and capability to work independently and as a team

All interested and qualified applicants should send application and resume to 
frontdesk@uclubmke.com or contact our clubhouse manager, Joe Coraggio, at jcoraggio@uclubmke.com.

Food Expeditor - City Club

125-year-old prestigious private club, located in downtown Milwaukee, The University Club is looking for high-energy candidates with a desire to take care of people and be part of an amazing organization!


Job Summary
We are looking for enthusiastic individuals with a passion for helping others to join our team as a food expeditor. Expeditors are responsible for assisting the food operation by garnishing a la carte and carry out orders for our members and their guests at our historic clubhouse in downtown Milwaukee. Additional duties for this entry level fine dining position include assisting with service as needed in our formal dining room and our casual 1898 dining room and occasional entry level food preparation.

Why work for The University Club of Milwaukee?

  • Competitive hourly wages
  • Opportunity for full time benefits
  • Fun work environment
  • Holiday Bonus
  • Free parking on site
  • Breakfast and lunch shifts: Monday - Friday
  • Dinner shifts: Monday - Saturday
  • Staff meals
  • Ongoing training and cross training available
  • Growth opportunities
  • Eligible to apply to student scholarships after 1 year

All Interested Candidates Will Have

  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills 
  • Passion for hospitality and member satisfaction 
  • Ability to multi-task and execute dining service at a high level 
  • Positive attitude and capability to work independently and as a team
  • Desire to grow in the service industry

All interested and qualified applicants should send application and resume to frontdesk@uclubmke.com or contact our clubhouse manager, Joe Coraggio, at jcoraggio@uclubemke.com.

Line Cook - City Club

125-year-old prestigious private club, located in downtown Milwaukee, The University Club is looking for experienced, motivated cooks that want to work in a private city club kitchen. In the scratch kitchen, our culinary team comes up with culinary menus and weekly specials to create a great experience for our members and their guests. We take pride in cross-training our staff to be able to perform multiple tasks, from a la carte line cooking to banquet cooking. If you are a team player, you will fit right in with our culinary staff. Our culinary team is expected to prepare items according to par sheets and take direction from our Executive and Sous Chefs.

Job Summary
Cooks and prepares a variety of food products, including meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables, sauces, and stocks according to The Club's standard recipes using a variety of equipment and utensils according to the daily prep list.

Why work for The University Club of Milwaukee?

  • Competitive hourly wages - above market for the right candidate
  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Holiday Bonus
  • Free parking on site
  • 5 nights a week
  • Free employee meal for each shift
  • 401K - with employee match

All Interested Candidates Will Have

  • 2 - 5 years fine dining or banquet experience 
  • Strong communication skills 
  • Passion for hospitality and member satisfaction 
  • Ability to multi-task and execute at a high level 
  • Availability to work long hours during peak season to support club events and banquets

All interested and qualified applicants should send application and resume to 
frontdesk@uclubmke.com or contact our clubhouse manager, Joe Coraggio, at jcoraggio@uclubmke.com

Bag, Range, and Cart Attendant - Country Club

Job Summary (Essential Functions)
  • Provide bag, range, and cart services to members and guests. Maintain all practice areas of The Club.

Job Tasks (Additional Responsibilities)

  • Brings carts from cart barn to cart staging area outside golf shop; checks carts for tire pressure, brake operation and other safety concerns.
  • Loads bags from bag storage room onto carts or in front of podium.
  • Sets up range area and maintains throughout the day.
  • Operates tractor and ball picker on range to retrieve balls.
  • Washes all range balls daily.
  • Sets up and maintains short game areas on practice green and hole #16.
  • Returns all clubs at the completion of the round to the assigned bag storage slot.
  • Returns carts to cart barn; removes/replaces towels, pencils, score cards, tees. Removes all trash from cart. Inspects carts for abuse; washes cart with pressure washer; parks cart in cart barn and connects charger cable.
  • Advises pro shop of lost and found clubs.
  • Cleans all clubs for members and guests; cleans and maintains the club’s rental equipment.
  • Maintains cleanliness of and order in bag storage room.
  • Attends staff meetings.
  • Performs other appropriate tasks as assigned by the golf professional staff.

Driver License

  • All applicants must have a valid driver license.

Supervisor

  • Assistant Golf Professional / Caddiemaster

Please send application and resumes to proshop@uclubmke.com.

2021 Caddie Application - Country Club

Those interested in becoming a University Club caddie should fill out the application and turn in at The University Club Golf Shop located on the lower level of The Clubhouse, Tuesdays through Fridays until 5:00 p.m. starting April 2. Applications must be received by April 30. Upon submission of the application, a mandatory interview will take place with a Golf Professional. Online submissions will not be accepted, no exceptions.

Training sessions will be conducted in May. Parents, guardians, and interested candidates with any questions may contact the Golf Shop at (414) 410-5710.

All caddies are required to know the information in this video. Please also review these resources to learn more about the job, scholarship opportunities and advice to be a better caddie.

Caddie Application

Lifeguard - Country Club

Job Summary (Essential Functions)

  • Assist in the daily operations of the pool, paying special attention to the safety and needs of our members and their guests.

Job Tasks (Additional Responsibilities)

  • Perform the daily opening and closing procedures of the pool.
  • Assist with the operation of our aquatic programs.
  • Maintain a clean pool area (i.e. picking up used towels, putting away pool toys, picking up trash)
  • Proceed through the lifeguard rotation while on shift.
  • Possess a general understanding of the Pool Rules and ability to enforce them.
  • Set-up/tear-down of any pool parties or special events that occur during the summer. All lifeguards must be present for the Independence Day Celebration and the Synchro Show. Exceptions will be made on a case-by-case basis.
  • Attend all staff meetings as required by the supervisor.
  • Possess excellent communication skills.
  • Perform job responsibilities in a professional and responsible way.
  • Achieve a gradual understanding and knowledge of our membership.
  • Provide superior service to our members and their guests on a daily basis.

Special Requirements

  • Must have a current lifeguarding certification or be able to obtain a certification by May 2021.

Supervisor

  • Aquatics Director
Please send a completed application and resume to Kelsey Newburry at knewburry@uclubmke.com.


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