Clerk II - Food & Nutrition - 50%

University of Iowa Iowa City, IA, IA
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December 2, 2022
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA, IA
The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics department of Food & Nutrition is seeking a Clerk II to perform work related to answering telephones to take orders from patients for meal trays and clinic box lunches. This position routinely interacts with food workers, diet clerks, dietitians, and nursing staff to verify and maintain menu accuracy. This position also functions as our Hot seat position where Clerks manage two phones at one time.

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics-recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States-is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives. ®

Percent of Time: 50%

Schedule: shifts between 5:45am-8pm. Varied days off and rotating weekends.

Salary: 05

Benefits Highlights:

  • Regular salaried position located in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans
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  • The University of Iowa offers a generous benefits package, including 12 days paid vacation per year to start and paid sick leave. Complete information regarding the full benefits package may be viewed at:

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • Any combination of clerical office experience, undergraduate education, and/or post high school clerical training that is equivalent to one year of full-time employment

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience working with the public
  • Customer services experience

Application Process:

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.

Additional questions can be directed to Ellen Hergert at [email protected]

Additional Information
  • Classification Title: Clerk II
  • Appointment Type: Merit
  • Schedule: Part-time
  • Pay Level: 5
Contact Information

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.

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