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Smith Dining Services is Hiring for the Spring
Looking for a job this fall? Join the Dining Services team! We are looking for Smith student workers to work in all dining locations starting in March. Work-study requirements will be considered first for hiring. All students are welcome to apply. For more information contact Rick Rubin at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 413-585-2300.
Looking for a great job? Smith College Dining Services is one of the largest student employers on campus offering a variety of positions that can work with your hectic schedule. With 15 dining locations, the Campus Center Café and our catering department, we have many shifts available for Student Worker Jobs.
Employment with Dining Services offers:
- Competitive wages
- Work schedules tailored to fit your busy lifestyle and classes
- Convenient locations throughout campus
- The chance to meet people and make new friends
- On-the-job training
- Various shifts, including nights and weekends, upperclass students can work up to 10 hours per week, first-year students up to eight hours per week
With Dining Services you will be working in a positive, team-oriented environment. We give preference to first-year students and first-year transfer students on financial aid. Please refer to Student Employment for policies for returning students.
All jobs are subject to changes without notice. All students must practice good personal hygiene and comply with public health standards and college policies. Closed-toe shoes must be worn at all times.
Maintains and monitors assigned dish pantry area and dining room to ensure that dishes are properly stocked at all times. Washes all dishes, glasses and tableware, including scraping, sorting and stacking dishes. Cleans and maintains dish machines as needed. Works alongside other student workers to ensure that safe and sanitary work habits prevail. Checks with dining staff to ensure all assignments are being completed and completes any other tasks assigned.
Cleans and sanitizes pots and pans used in food production. Maintains the pot sink area by keeping the three-compartment sink filled with clean water (changed as needed), fills sinks with sanitizing solution and dries and puts away all pots and pans in the correct location. Works with kitchen staff to ensure that safe and sanitary work habits prevail.
Checks with dining staff to ensure all assignments are being completed and completes any other tasks assigned.
Ensures that all dining room guests are properly checked in using the OneCard system. Welcomes guests and examines OneCards to verify customer identification. Collects guest meal money as needed. Records meal counts accurately. Strives to provide outstanding customer service. Assists the dining room coordinator in any assignments as needed, including wiping tables, washing dishes, refilling food and cleaning. Works with kitchen staff to ensure that safe and sanitary work habits prevail. Checks with dining staff to ensure all assignments are being completed and completes any other tasks assigned.
Assists the dining room coordinator in keeping the serving lines stocked with food, dishware and other supplies. Helps with the set-up and breakdown of the serving lines. Assists in any assignments as needed, including wiping tables, washing dishes, refilling food and cleaning. Strives to provide outstanding customer service. Works with kitchen staff to ensure that safe and sanitary work habits prevail. Checks with dining staff to ensure all assignments are being completed and completes any other tasks assigned.
Spot Jobs for Catering
For those students looking for spot jobs, the catering department might be just the fit for you. Working in catering is fast-paced and fun; positions include banquet servers, kitchen preps, event servers and many other exciting offerings.
The catering department is based out of the Comstock/Wilder kitchen, but jobs take place all over campus.
Campus Center Café Shifts
For those students who enjoy working directly with customers in a retail environment, the Café offers a variety of jobs, which include front-of-the-house positions, catering, prepping food and setting up events.
How to Apply
If you are interested in working for Dining Services during the academic year:
- Look for open positions on JobX (Note: First years may apply after the first day of classes), or
- Contact the student work coordinator of the dining facility where you would like to work (see below), or
- Speak with one of our dining room staff to see if there are any openings.
The Dining Services catering department and the café have a wide variety of spot jobs as well. Call x2300 for information.
For other concerns or questions regarding Dining Service employment, contact Rick Rubin at 413-585-2318 or email email@example.com.
Coordinators & Managers
|Catering||Alonda Robichaud||Cathy Amarante|
|Chapin||Renna Earp||Matt Martindell|
|Chase-Duckett||Luz Orozco Ortiz
|Comstock/Wilder||Meg Coulter||Matt Martindell|
|Dawes||Alicia Acuna||Rick Rubin|
|Gillett||Maya Sposito||Pat Mahar|
|Hubbard||Mia Delpriora||Rick Rubin|
|Lamont||Cami Kaselow||Pat Mahar|
|Morrow/Wilson||Gwen Gignai||Pat Mahar|