Collegiate Foodservice Opportunities

The NACUFS Job Portal is now a nationwide resource for employment opportunities in college and university foodservices. NACUFS members can submit a job posting as a member benefit and there is no charge. If you are a non-member and would like to submit a posting, contact membership@NACUFS.org for pricing and details.

 

Job Detail

473
Winter 2022
Lead Graphic Designer
University of North Texas
Dining Services
Full Time
Marketing
Negotiable

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

 

Benefits
On top of UNT’s robust benefits package (insurancepension-style retirement plans and voluntary retirement savings planstuition benefits and more), marketing team employees enjoy work-life balance supported by paid leaveuniversity holidays, and our 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday standard office schedule. As a member of the Dining Services department, they also enjoy daily meals and opportunities to sample new recipes and products before they’re launched.
 
In-house Graphic Designer
As the department’s lead graphic designer, this position is involved in a variety of 
creative projects related to our favorite topic: food. Just like how the food served on campus is made at UNT, by UNT, for UNT, we handle all our sales and marketing in-house with projects of all sizes. 
 
From designing a 3” product label for a single packaged cookie to completely renovating an entire restaurant – and everything in between – our small-but-mighty team produces creative solutions to support the success of our award-winning department.
 
Some of our upcoming projects include:
  • Rebranding and expanding our Scrappy’s Ice Cream product line
  • Opening The Market at Eagle Landing, an in-house retail venue with a bakery display, coffee counter, sandwich shop and packaged merchandise displays.
  • Creating and constructing an Indian street food restaurant in the University Union
  • Developing a campaign to launch OZZI reusable containers in The Campus Chat Food Court, a pilot project supporting the university’s sustainability efforts
  • Producing videos to give prospective students an inside look at all that we have to offer
  • Rebranding our Food-to-Go casual catering service
  • Preparing to host the 2022 Menus of Change University Research Collaborative annual meeting.

 

 

     

    As the department’s lead graphic designer, this employee will spend most of their time on print and digital graphic design projects. They will also oversee our Wordpress website and lead part-time employee(s) who execute web-related assignments.

    This position is part of Dining Service’s in-house marketing team. We produce a variety of print and digital media in support of the university’s award-winning Dining Halls and meal plans, retail venues, upscale restaurant, central bakery and full-service catering operation.
     
    Our motto – “It’s About the Food” – is what we’re about at our core. As the largest self-supported food service department in North Texas, UNT Dining Services offers:  
    • 5 Dining Halls 
    • 20+ retail venues 
    • Upscale dining restaurant 
    • On-site hydroponic garden 
    • Central bakery 
    • Award-winning catering service 
     
    – all led by professionally-trained chefs and hospitality experts. By working at UNT, you’re joining a highly competent and supportive team of real professionals with industry experience. 
     
    We work to create a culture of respect, community and an inclusive work environment where differences are valued, and there is a seat at the table for all. This value supports the belief that our strength is built on embracing the entire spectrum of human diversity, and that we can accomplish much more together than we would on our own.  
     
    UNT operates Mean Greens Café, the nation’s first 100% plant-based collegiate Dining Hall, as well as Kitchen West, Texas’ first and only university Dining Hall Certified Free From™ the Big 8 Food Allergens and Gluten by Kitchens with Confidence. In 2021, UNT opened its first standalone Dining Hall, Eagle Landing, inspired by urban food halls and home to seven unique restaurant concepts, all available for a single Meal Plan swipe. 
     
    UNT was named No. 2 in the nation as a “college with the best campus food you’ve ever seen,” by Delish.com, and #2 best college food in Texas by Niche. UNT Dining Services is also the recipient of the prestigious Loyal E. Horton Award and the Vegan Recipe Award from the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS).  
     
    As a founding member of the Menus of Change University Research Collaborative, UNT contributes to groundbreaking research on plant-forward diets, food waste reduction and consumer food choices while accelerating the implementation of the Menus of Change Principles of Healthy, Sustainable Menus.  
     
    UNT Dining Services sustains a culture of excellence, and our award-winning department is committed to setting the standard for campus dining. UNT is recognized as a national leader in university dining due to the department’s innovative, trendsetting approach to food service and award-winning culinary talent.  
     
    Join our team today and become part of the ground-breaking changes we are making to the world of campus dining. 

     

    Minimum Qualifications: Associate’s Degree in related field and one year work experience in print, video, and/or electronic media production, or related field; or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

    The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

    Chris Gritti
    940-369-6344
    #305068
    1155 Union Cir
    Denton TX, 76203
    NOTE: The above information is provided by the employer. The National Association of College & University Food Services does not verify the accuracy of these statements.