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Childcare/Food Program Assistant

University of Dubuque, Dubuque, IA

The University of Dubuque is a growing University that is seeking a Childcare/Food Program Assistant for the Childcare Center.  We seek applicants who have a passion for teaching, a love for children, and want to work with other teachers as a team to ensure high quality care and education.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Proportion/serve snacks and lunch
  • Shop for snack/infant meals
  • Ensure clean-up of classroom dishes and kitchen
  • Assist director with menu planning
  • Ensure menus meet all meal component requirements
  • Complete food production records
  • Complete CACFP monthly cost claim details
  • Ensure attendance records are completed and on file
  • Assist with CACFP staff trainings
  • Assist in classroom ratios when needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned



  • Minimum of high school diploma, Associate’s degree preferred
  • Previous experience working with children is preferred
  • Previous experience working with CACFP is preferred
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule is preferred
  • Current certification in First Aid, CPR, Universal Precautions, and Mandatory Reporting training is preferred: ability to obtain certifications after employment is required


The University of Dubuque offers a competitive wage and an excellent benefits package including a tuition remission policy, paid holidays, sick time, 4 weeks of vacation, as well as contributes to retirement and life insurance.


To apply with a growing University for the Food Program Assistant position, please submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and UD employment application, located on our website, to HR@dbq.edu or to the Director of Human Resources, at the University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001.

Applications from qualified persons with diverse backgrounds and cultures, including women and persons of color, are welcomed.  AA/EEO

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Apply by Mail:2000 University Ave
Dubuque, IA  52001-5099
Apply by Email:HR@dbq.edu

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Job Details

Req Num --
ID 676563
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
Full Time
Pay --
Child Care/Day Care/Personal Care
Food and Beverage
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
Paid Holidays
Tuition Reimbursement

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience --
Education High School/GED

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