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Food Service Operations Coordinator (Temporary to April 2026)

Requisition ID req2175
Department Food Service Operations
Campus SY-Sylvania Campus
Employment Type Classified-Full Time
Best Consideration Date Apply Immediately; This position will close once sufficient qualified applications have been received.
Position Summary

This is a Temporary position currently active until April 1, 2026.

PCC Food Service is seeking a Food Service Operation Coordinator to provide key administrative support to Food Serve Department. Under the direction of management, the Operations Coordinator provides assistance to Food Service by coordinating food service activities with major emphasis on Catering. Additionally, the Operation Coordinator monitors financial data for the department. Interpersonal contacts extend to college staff and students, the public and external employment services. Skill in establishing harmonious relationships and gaining trust and cooperation are important. Work results impact the accuracy, reliability and acceptability of further results beyond the immediate work section. Incumbent’s services impact others who make a broader contribution to the final service provided the customer. Responsible for responding to work situations with minimum guidance or direction.

See the classification description for additional information:

Candidate Profile

These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position.
Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on the demonstration of these qualifications.

  • Knowledge of relevant business principles and practices, including Health code standards.
  • Experience coordinating large catering functions from beginning to end
  • Ability to follow complex oral and written instructions, policies, and procedures.
  • Communicate effectively in a wide range of situations. 
  • Handle a variety of job duties simultaneously. 
  • Experience working with a diverse staff.

Minimum Qualifications

To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week worked).

High school diploma or equivalent.

Three years of commercial food service operations coordination experience, including responsibility for catering, budget monitoring and customer relations.

Knowledge of County/State/Federal health and safety regulations pertaining to commercial food service operations. Knowledge of office systems required.

Strong written and oral communications skills. Must be organized and detail oriented. Accurate keyboarding and data entry and word processing skills required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in Menu coordination.
  • Experience in facilitating catering planning meetings or BEO meeting.
  • Experience working in a collegiate Food Service department.
  • Experience with cash handling.

Position Grade 18
Starting Salary Expectations The first two steps of the range are: $48,419 to $49,872 per year. Higher salary placement may be available based on qualifications, experience and internal equity.
Position Grade Salary Range $48419 to $77699 Annual Salary
PCC Benefits

PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs.

PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement.

Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for yourself, domestic partner, and dependent children under 24 years of age. Partial tuition reimbursement for yourself at other accredited institutions (full-time employees only).

Paid Leave: (Pro-rated by FTE for Part-Time Employees)
- Starts at 8 hours of vacation leave per month (additional vacation hours with years of service)
- 8 hours of sick leave per month
- 24 hours of additional personal leave days per year - 12 Paid holidays

For a complete list of PCC benefits, please visit

View a complete list of PCC benefits.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

Work Environment
Work is performed in a normal office environment.

Physical Requirements
Learned physical skill is required to perform keyboarding functions.

Background Check Required Yes

Portland Community College complies with the Oregon Veterans' Preference in Public Employment law which provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. You will be given instructions during the application process to claim Veterans' Preference in the recruitment of this position, and to provide the documents required for verification of eligibility. Please do not send your documentation to the hiring manager directly. For verification of eligibility, please submit the following documentation:

  • Veterans: DD214
  • Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department of VA

Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected class.

Please note that Portland Community College is not currently able to provide visa (e.g. H1-B Visa) sponsorship for potential employees.

Notice of the Availability of the Annual Security Report:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), you may view Portland Community College’s (PCC) most recent Annual Security Report (ASR) on the Department of Public Safety website. The ASR contains current security and safety-related policy disclosure statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information and resources, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains crime statistics for Clery Act crimes which occurred on PCC properties for the last three calendar years. Paper copies of the ASR are available upon request at all Department of Public Safety offices.