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Career Opportunities at the Georgia Center

The University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel is hiring motivated, dependable, and team-orientated individuals for jobs that advance UGA’s mission of Public Service and Outreach. The Georgia Center, located on campus across from Stegeman Coliseum, is the campus hub for the development and administration of non-credit professional and continuing education courses as well as home of the only on-campus hotel.

Delivering exceptional levels of service to our customers, guests, and partners requires a talented and well-trained workforce, and we are committed to recruiting, developing, and retaining the best employees.

We know you have a choice in where you work, and we want you to join us not only for a job, but also for an engaging opportunity to learn, grow, and serve others. Our standards of excellence and commitment to service start with our employees, which is why we invest in their professional development, career interests, and work/life well-being.

Current Open Positions

Public Service and Outreach  |  Food and Beverage
Hotel and Housekeeping  |  Continuing Education

PUBLIC SERVICE AND OUTREACH
Contribute to UGA’s PSO mission of creating jobs and prosperity, developing leaders and addressing critical state issues.
Grants Development Specialist – Carl Vinson Institute of Government
The Grant Development Specialist role will be to continually seek and identify opportunities for funding and align opportunities with PSO units based on a deep understanding of PSO units’ mission. The Grants Development Specialist will be knowledgeable of the relevant policies of major federal and non-federal sponsors, manage complex proposal award tasks, and make independent decisions concerning non-narrative content and format of grant proposals for the grant submission process. This position will work closely with the Office of the Vice President for PSO senior management team, PSO directors, Development and Alumni Relations, Sponsored Projects Administration, and other campus administrative groups. This position may be subject to telecommuting.
Salary: Commensurate with experience   Posting#:  S07052P     Click Here To View And Apply

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FOOD AND BEVERAGE
Join our team of culinary professionals providing exceptional service in our onsite restaurants and catered events.
Food Service Supervisor
This position is responsible for following standard operating procedures that define the appropriate appearance of the service staff, service standards for the team, and responsibilities of each staff member. In addition, this position involves overseeing training plans for new employees and existing employees while executing and following all food recipes and food handling procedures.
Salary: $27,500 – $30,000 (commensurate with experience)   
Posting#: S07219P     Click Here To View And Apply
Cook – Temporary
*This is a temporary position that will last less than 12 months and is not eligible for benefits. Temporary employees will be considered for full-time positions when they are available. The duties of this position include: kitchen prep (cutting meat and vegetables, preparing food for service, maintenance of event food levels), preparation of custom food for specific outlets within the Georgia Center and occasionally working with staff to help make and deliver banquet food to the event areas. All duties must be performed using the proper sanitation practices to keep area clean and ready for certified inspection at any time.
Salary: Minimum $13/hour; commensurate with experience   Posting#: G/R13180P     Click Here To View And Apply
Dishwasher – Temporary
*This is a temporary position that will last less than 12 months and is not eligible for benefits. Temporary employees will be considered for full-time positions when they are available. The duties of this position include: washing dishes and kitchen wares manually or with machines, making sure dishes are cleaned, dried, and stored properly. Taking out trash from various stations within the kitchen. Perform all duties using the proper sanitation practices to keep area clean and ready for certified inspection at any time. To work in any other food service area as needed. To help prep for large groups.
Salary: $11.00/hour minimum; commensurate with experience   Posting#: G/R12663P     Click Here To View And Apply
Banquet/Restaurant Service Staff – Temporary
The Georgia Center for Continuing Education and Hotel’s Food and Beverage unit operates a variety of banquet options and onsite dining outlets to serve its UGA and non-UGA customers. As part of this comprehensive Food and Beverage operation, the Center offers served meals, buffet meals, receptions, banquet bars, a la carte deliveries, coffee breaks and off-site events for any and all meal periods and time frames. This person will be tasked with working entry level positions in all areas as business demands.
Salary: Hourly rate commensurate with experience   Posting#: G/R12786P     Click Here To View And Apply

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HOTEL AND HOUSEKEEPING
Seeking team members who have a positive attitude, pleasing personality and strong work ethic that will be committed to making a difference and improving every day.
Public Area Attendant
The Public Area Attendant is responsible for cleaning and maintaining a good presentation of all the restrooms, lobbies, hallways and stairs of the Georgia Center plus other additional duties related to the cleaning of the offices. This work could involve unexpected duties such as custodial, linen services, and laundry tasks or public area duties in emergency situations or shortage of staff.
Salary: $27,000 – $31,000; commensurate with experience   Posting: S06651P     Click Here To View And Apply
Laundry Worker
The Laundry Worker ensures that guests always have clean, fresh linen and terry. This position is responsible for sorting, washing, drying, and folding linen and towels, maintaining the laundry facility, and stocking housekeeping closets. This position is also responsible for providing outstanding customer service and contributing to the success of the housekeeping department.
Salary: Commensurate with experience, Minimum $26,167
Posting: S06516P     Click Here To View And Apply
Hotel Front Desk and Concierge – Temporary
The Hotel Front Desk and Concierge position is responsible for front desk operations, assisting guests with general information, handling guest complaints, maintaining cash drawer, greeting guests and assisting with luggage, driving courtesy van, attendance and participation in training sessions and meetings.
Salary: $11.00 minimum; commensurate with experience   Posting#: G/R13927P     Click Here To View And Apply
Housekeeper – Temporary
*This is a temporary position that will last less than 12 months and is not eligible for benefits. Temporary employees will be considered for full-time positions when they are available. This position provides cleaning services primarily in guest rooms in the hotel. The housekeeper is responsible for responding to all guest’s requests appropriately, identifying maintenance issues needing attention in the areas they are responsible for, and maintaining accurate records of work performed and time spent. This position may also work in other areas maintained by the housekeeping department (public areas, laundry, offices.)
Salary: Hourly rate commensurate with experience   Posting#: G/R11378P     Click Here To View And Apply

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CONTINUING EDUCATION
Join our team of educational professionals to provide innovative lifelong learning opportunities to participants around the globe through our continuing education programs.
Program Coordinator
This position involves a commitment to customer service, the willingness to work collaboratively in a changing environment, and the skill to work with members of the University community (faculty, staff, and students) as well as those outside of the University community (subject matter experts, businesses, etc.) who have diverse skills and expertise. The Program Coordinator will support a range of activities related to the planning, development, and execution of programs in a self-sustaining unit, including onsite coordination, program development, student support, evaluation efforts, community engagement, instructor/speaker support, and other organizational initiatives.
Salary: $35,000 – $39,500   Posting#: S06002P     Click Here To View And Apply

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